Larrea tridentata also known by different names such as, greasewood, gobernadora, creosote bush etc. Chaparral has been primarily used for the treatment of cancer, acne, rheumatism, and diabetes. Chaparral is an excellent blood cleanser. It is helpful in treating sunburns, eczema, psoriasis, etc. It is also beleived to be used against chicken pox. It helps in treating respiratory and urinary infection. It has also been promoted for its antioxidant effects, and as weight loss agent.