It should be noted that ethnomedical use of Tabebuia teas is usually short-term, to treat acute ailments, and not as a general tonic. The main active compound in T. impetiginosa, lapachol, has been found to have toxic properties.
Pau-Darko or Peru's Lapacho herbal tea was used by ancient healers in the most severe conditions. Today it is used in medicine, and is also a wonderful drink with all-knowing properties. The Incas called Lapacho the "tree of life," and with a tinge of bark, healed many diseases. This plant contains a large amount of vitamins and is used to treat many diseases, even very severe. After long research and trials, it has been found that LaPaco helps deal with many diseases. More natives of the South American countries thousands of years ago discovered its external and internal application. They have used it for various infectious diseases, for colds, flu, stomach and respiratory diseases, arthritic pain, and so on. The color of the drink is usually light or brown. The fragrance is on grass or wood, with an impurity of sour.
HOW TO USE:
1. Heat water 2. Add 1 teaspoon of herb 3. Place tea in cup and pour water over the herb 4. Brew covered for about 1-15 minutes 5. Strain it and drink it 2 times a day. 6. Enjoy!