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Pau D'Arco Bark C/S, 1/2 lb.

Tabebuia impetiginosa  |  Origin: Brazil
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The inner bark of the Pau D'Arco tree is commonly used to brew a tea or tincture for the medicinal qualities it posessess. The Incas and native tribes of South America use Pau D’Arco Bark externally as a poultice for treating skin problems.

Treasured for its powerful antibiotic, antibacterial, and antifungal properties, Pau D’Arco Bark may help support the body's natural defence against yeast and fungal overgrowth. It can be used to combat these health issues both internally and externally.

Common Name: Pau D'Arco, taheebo

Excerpts from Nutritional Herbology
The Incas and native tribes of South America use pau d’arco bark externally as a poultice or decoction for treating skin diseases including eczema, psoriasis, fungal infections, hemorrhoids and skin cancers. The recent popularity of pau d’arco in western herbology is attributed to its antifungal activity in treating systemic yeast infections like candida albicans.

Yeast infections often accompany or follow antibiotic therapy and can be especially resistant to conventional treatment. The antifungal action of pau d’arco is used to combat these infections by drinking the tea thrice daily.

Pau d’arco is an excellent herbal source of calcium. It is also diuretic and antipyretic.

Pau D' Arco is high or very high on the following nutrients:

  • Calcium
  • Cobalt
  • Crude Fiber
  • Silicon

Excerpts from The How to Herb Book
Pau d' Arco (Taheebo) comes from the inner bark of the Red Lapacho tree in the Andes of South America. It has been used for centuries. Theodoro Meyer of the National University of Tucuman, Argentina was the first modern scientist to study Taheebo’s chemical composition. He found it contained XYLOIDIN – an antibiotic with viricidal properties. Also contains LASPACHOL – an element noted for its anti-tumor activity.

  • Used for many disorders, considered an "everything" herb.
  • To make a tea, add 1 heaping tablespoon to 4-6 cups of hot water and steep for 5-20 minutes. Strain off herbs and enjoy!
  • Used for all skin diseases.
  • Good for sores, even old ones, used externally.
  • Blood purifier
  • Tonic
  • Eczema
  • Prostate

From Our Reading and/or Experience...

  • We use Pau D' Arco often in teas as the taste is absolutely fabulous. Of course, it can be used in many other types of remedies. For instance, it can easily be made into powder, and used as such in capsules.
  • Storage is not very critical with Pau D' Arco.
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