Tahuari (Tabebuia serratifólia)
This ground bark from the Amazon is used to treat diabetes, inflammation, tumors, and cancer. Tahuari is also used to regulate periods, reduce fevers, and as an antiseptic. Tahuari is one of the Master Teacher plants, and is used in dietas.
Contains tannins, saponins, quinones, lapachol, flavonones, resins, and xanthones.
Warning: Do not use if pregnant
Preparation and administration:
Add 1 teaspoon per cup of cooking water, as a seasoning.
Boil 8 oz water, add 1 teaspoon of the herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs if you don't want it to be as "earthy"), steep 15 minutes, drink warm or cool. Sweeten as desired.
Add to your hot coffee or tea, let sit 15 minutes, drink it up.
Start with one cup a day, increasing up to 3 cups a day if you want. The best results vary per person. You may need to drink it for a week or so to start seeing a noticeable difference.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.