The Dept. of Health of the Philippines has approved acapulco as an antifungal treatment. It’s antibacterial and antifungal properties treat tinea infection, ringworms, eczema, scabies, insect bites and skin itchiness.
Pound and squeeze the juice from the acapulco leaves
Apply on top of the affected area twice a day until it is cured
If symptoms persist or irritation occurs, stop the use and consult your doctor
"Medical Health Guide." http://www.medicalhealthguide.com/articles/akapulko1.htm. Accessed March 2021
"Chemical constituents, usage and pharmacological activity of Cassia alata." https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7358271/. Accessed March 2021
Acapulco tea can treat respiratory problems such as asthma attacks, bronchitis, and coughs.
Pound and cut a cup of acapulco seeds, leaves, and flowers into manageable sizes
Let it cool and drink a cup three times of day
Acapulco herbal tea is good for one day, make a new batch as needed
“Akapulko (Cassia alata) Herbal Medicine.” http://www.medicalhealthguide.com/articles/akapulko1.htm. Accessed March 2021
“Antioxidant Activity and Quality of Ketepeng Cina (Cassia alata l.) Herbal Tea.“ https://faperta.unri.ac.id/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Artikel-URICST-2017-ANTIOXIDANT-ACTIVITY-AND-QUALITY-OF-KETEPENG-CINA-CASSIA-ALATA-L.-HERBAL-TEA.pdf. March 2021