Use against immune deficiency
Since the immune system plays a crucial role in all diseases, it should be kept strong for life. Use should therefore be continuous in case of immune deficiency – drink 3 cups of lapacho tea a day.
Use against AIDS/HIV
For serious diseases such as AIDS, it is advisable to take a dual approach. This means using highly concentrated lapacho capsules (1 capsule corresponds to about 1 litre of tea) in conjunction with normal lapacho tea. A general dosage recommendation is not possible for AIDS or HIV and should be discussed with a naturopath or complementary physician.
Use against allergies
Depending on the severity level, take 1.5 litres of lapacho tea over several weeks and supplement with lapacho capsules for severe allergies.
Use against arthritis
Distributed throughout the day, drink 1 litre of unsweetened lapacho tea daily between meals. Furthermore, apply compresses soaked in lapacho several times a day.
Use against anaemia
Drink 3-4 cups of lapacho tea daily for four to six weeks. If there is an improvement, 2-3 cups a day will usually suffice.
Use against respiratory diseases
In respiratory diseases, such as bronchitis and asthma, a dual use of lapacho tea has proven to be successful, both in the form of oral ingestion and concomitantly in the form of inhalations. In severe cases, supplementation with lapacho capsules is recommended.
Drink 3-4 cups of lapacho tea sweetened with honey every day – the honey also has an effect on the bronchi. Lapacho tea is also suitable as an inhalant: Boil in the pot, in a strength double that used for drinking. After the tea has cooled down slightly, place a towel over the head and the pot to minimise the amount of air that can escape and inhale for 12-15 minutes.
Use against Candida albicans
Candida albicans requires lengthy treatment, which should consist of a corresponding diet and stimulation of the immune system. 3-4 cups of lapacho tea a day are recommended, with 1-2 lapacho capsules.
Use with chemotherapy
Lapacho tea provides multifactorial, beneficial effects during chemotherapy: on the one hand, it strengthens the immune system which is attacked by chemotherapy and has a pain-relieving effect on the psyche, while on the other hand it helps to flush out the dying cancer cells, which can heavily burden and even poison the organism, more effectively from the body. The kidneys are relieved, the intestine is cleansed and the mucous membranes are protected. Conclusion: the side effects of chemotherapy are reduced.
It is recommended to drink 1 litre of lapacho tea daily between meals, possibly supplemented by 1-2 lapacho capsules. Here it is important to avoid sugar, as sugar nourishes the cancer! If you like sweetness, you can easily use stevia, which is a healthy alternative to sugar and unhealthy artificial sweeteners.
Use against intestinal pain
Lapacho proves to be highly effective against bowel disorders, including diarrhoea and constipation. Here, lapacho acts on several fronts:
- It regulates the intestinal flora,
- digestion and
- has an anti-inflammatory effect.
Drinking 1 litre of lapacho tea between meals for several months is recommended.
Use against diabetes
According to numerous observations, lapacho tea can not only alleviate diabetes, especially Type 1 (juvenile diabetes), but even cure it by normalising sugar levels.
For this purpose, it is recommended to take 1 litre unsweetened lapacho tea daily between meals, possibly also 1 lapacho capsule. Whoever wants to sweeten their tea can use diabetic-friendly stevia!
Use against eczema
For eczema, it is recommended to use lapacho tea both internally and externally.
External application: through its disinfecting effect, lapacho tea kills bacteria and fungi on the skin. Immerse a cloth in lapacho tea, allow to cool and dab the affected areas; repeat several times a day. Even full baths with lapacho tea support this effect considerably.
Inner application: drink about 1 litre of lapacho tea between meals during the day.
Use for detoxification (e.g. alcoholism or drug abuse)
Detoxification and normalisation of metabolism will be recommended for at least four to six months. In the first two to four weeks, you should drink about 1.5 l of lapacho tea, followed by about ¾ litres. In addition, full lapacho baths are recommended 1-3 times a week.
Use for colds
Drink 4-5 cups of lapacho tea daily. It is advisable to sweeten the tea with honey, since honey has a positive effect on colds.
Use against athlete's foot
As with all fungal diseases, internal and the external treatment with lapacho are absolutely essential!
External treatment: immerse a cloth in lapacho tea, allow to cool and dab the areas affected by Athlete’s foot; repeat several times a day. Even whole foot baths with lapacho tea prove to be very helpful.
Internal use: distribute about 500 ml to 1 litre of lapacho tea between meals during the day.
Use against gastritis
Drink about 1 litre of unsweetened lapacho tea throughout the day until symptoms recede. Once the symptoms have receded, 2-3 cups of lapacho tea a day are enough to maintain the effect.
Use for joint complaints
Distributed throughout the day, drink 1 litre of unsweetened lapacho tea between meals. Furthermore, apply compresses soaked in lapacho several times a day.
Use against cataracts
In the case of cataracts, it is important to try out the traditional South American treatment, which involves both drinking lapacho tea and applying an eye wash made with cooled lapacho tea.
Internal use: distributed throughout the day, drink 2-5 cups of unsweetened lapacho tea between meals.
External application: rinse eyes several times a day with cloths soaked in cold lapacho tea.
Use with flu
Drink 4-5 cups of lapacho tea with honey throughout the day.
Of course, using the healing properties of lapacho tea both externally and internally is also recommended for shingles.
Internal use: drink about 1 litre of unsweetened lapacho tea between meals throughout the day.
External application: dab the affected areas several times a day with cloths soaked in cooled lapacho tea.
Use against sore throat
For all oral conditions, it is recommended to gargle lapacho tea for a few minutes before swallowing it – this way, you can enjoy the external and internal effects of the lapacho tea.
Use against skin diseases
For skin diseases, it is important to make extensive use of lapacho tea, consisting of regularly drinking the tea, the dabbing of the affected areas with tea-soaked cloths and the regular taking of full or partial baths (depending on the location on the body).
During the day, you should drink 1 litre of unsweetened lapacho tea between meals (if you prefer your tea sweet, you should use stevia!).
Use for blemishes
For skin blemishes such as blackheads, pimples or acne, extensive use of lapacho tea is recommended, which includes both drinking, dabbing with soaked towels, and appropriate baths (in the case of skin blemishes all over the body).
During the day, you should drink 1 litre of unsweetened lapacho tea between meals (if you prefer your tea sweet, you should use the healthy sugar substitute stevia!).
Use against haemorrhoids
The external and internal use of lapacho tea have also been proven to be effective against haemorrhoids.
Inner application: you should drink 1 l of unsweetened lapacho tea throughout the day.
External application: the external use of lapacho tea for haemorrhoids is to dab the haemorrhoids as often as possible with cloths moistened with lapacho tea, at least after every bowel movement. Furthermore, full baths of lapacho are ideal!
Use against yeast infections
For yeast infections, 3-4 cups of lapacho tea per day are recommended.
Use against coughing
Coughs should be treated like bronchitis , i.e. there should be a combination of external and internal application. In addition to drinking lapacho tea, regular inhalations are recommended.
Drink for cough: drink 3-4 cups of lapacho tea sweetened with honey every day – the honey also has an effect on the bronchi.
For inhalation: make the lapacho tea in the pot as usual. After the tea has cooled down slightly, place a towel over the head and the pot to minimise the amount of air that can escape and inhale for 12-15 minutes. The tea is of course still suitable for drinking.
Use against periostitis
For periostitis, drink 1 litre of lapacho tea throughout the day, and place compresses with cooled tea on the affected area.
Use against varicose veins
There are sensationally successful reports of patients with varicose veins who have been able to cure their varicose veins with an ointment from lapacho bark in four months. To do this, mix a standard cream with a lapacho extract – one drop of lapacho extract per ml of cream.
Use against cancer
For serious ailments, as cancer unquestionably is, one should consult an accomplished therapist. For the most part, a therapist will recommend lapacho capsules in combination with lapacho tea, several times a day.
Use against liver disease
For severe liver problems, lapacho capsules may be recommended; in addition, drink lapacho tea several times a day. Liver wraps with lapacho tea are also ideal for supporting the liver metabolism.
Use against leukaemia
In South America, lapacho tea is a traditional cure for leukaemia, and there are many documented cases where lapacho has achieved significant improvement in a few weeks, as measured, among other things, by the number of white blood cells.
Drink 1 litre of lapacho tea (unsweetened!) throughout the day; take 1-2 lapacho capsules.