Pau D’Arco Inner bark – Suitable for the preparation of tinctures and tea. The tea is usually described as pleasant tasting – earthy and mild. It is especially delicious when infused with warming spices. Pau d’Arco tea has been used for many centuries by the Indio tribes of South America. The ancient Incas and Aztecs were probably the first to be familiar with its healing abilities.
The inner back of this beautiful tree has been used for millennia for the relief of everything – from common cold to skin infections and snake bites. Today it is liked for its ability to reduce the presence of CANDIDA in the mouth and intestines. The tea from the bark can also loosens the bowels without giving you diarrhea, thus providing beneficial cleansing effect for the colon.
Pau D’Arco is also praised for its ANTI-INFLAMMATORY properties – it is said that the bark increases the secretion of protein in the intestine which reduces the oxidative stress and inflammation. Recently it has gained popularity for its ability to ALLEVIATE CHEMO SYMPTOMS. It has strong ANTI-FUNGAL and ANTI-VIRAL properties, due to the presence of lapachol and xyloidone. The beta-lapochone content of the bark seems to inhibit the ability of the viruses to reproduce and take control.
Today the most popular uses of the Pau D’Arco tea are to manage weight loss, reduce pain and inflammation, reduce allergic reactions, maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It may protect the brain from serious illnesses, fight bacterial and yeast infections. Provide anti-ageing and life-extension potential by slowing the decline of the muscle and brain with age.
Foothills Naturals Pau D’Arco bark is WILD-CRAFTED and comes from BRASIL – it is certified KOSHER and is NON-IRRADIATED.