Pau d'Arco bark is a short-term use herb with tannins that help support healthy yeast in the body, helps maintain respiratory health, strengthens the immune system, blood cleansing. Native to the Amazon rainforest. *
Pau d'Arco has antiparasitic, antimicrobial, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as analgesic, antioxidant, astringent and laxative effects*
Traditionally, Pau d’Arco has been used for the treatment of wounds, aches and pains, malaria and other tropical diseases, colitis, respiratory infections, fever, inflammation, boils, ulcers and more*
Many of its benefits are related to its blood-cleansing compounds and compounds that inhibit harmful microorganisms. Lapachol is effective against malaria and quercetin is a powerful antiviral*
One of the ingredients in Pau d’Arco is beta-lapachone, a potent catalyst for a molecule called NAD+. By increasing NAD+, Pau d’Arco helps improve mitochondrial ATP production*
Another powerful ingredient in Pau d’Arco is the quercetin, an antioxidant flavonol shown to cleanse the blood and combat inflammation and viral illnesses. It also acts as a natural antihistamine*
Like cat's claw, pau d'arco tincture should be taken in water with a little lemon juice so tannins can be absorbed through the colon.*
Keep in mind that, while generally safe with few side effects, Pau d’Arco may cause upset stomach and/or nausea when taken at high dosages. Stay within the recommended dosage, as excessive amounts could be toxic and/or produce side effects. Also, Pau d’Arco is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, and should be avoided if you’re on blood thinners as it may increase your risk of bleeding.
NOTE: Not for use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking certain medications, or have a medical condition, consult your physician with questions.
* These statements have not been evalutated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases.
100% Inner bark, responsibly wild crafted in Brazil, where it grows.
1 ounce makes 5 quarts