from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name, in Argentina and Paraguay, of several trees belonging to the genus Tecoma, of the Bignonia family, and particularly of T. Lapacho, a tree 50 to 70 feet high, yielding a bark used in tanning and a valuable heavy wood, much sought for building and naval construction.
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Also known as taheebo, lapacho, and ipe roxo, this herb is a folk remedy in Brazil for cancer and fungal infections.
Returning, now, to apetalous plants of multiplicity and simplification of floral elements, we find that the urticaceæ  contain free formic acid; the hemp  contains alkaloids; the hop,  ethereal oil and resin; the rhubarb,  crysophonic acid; and the begonias,  chicarin and lapacho dyes.
_ketchiveyos_, twenty or twenty-five feet long by about twenty inches wide, they hollow from the trunk of the cedar, or _lapacho_ tree.
As well as the accupuncture suggestion look up “pau d’arco” or “lapacho” tea, it doesnt taste “that” bad is used in some cultures as an anti-cancer medication (and is growing in use everywhere else for same) and will at least get you back to crapping like a trooper! prayin for ya dude
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