Pau D' Arco tea is made from the bark of pau d arco herb.
This article will discuss the benefits of pau d arco, how to make pau d arco tea, where to buy pau d arco and uses for pau d arco bark.
The pau d arco herb is derived from the inside bark or inner bark of the genus of plants called Tabebuia Avellanedae or Tabebuia Impetiginosa. It is commonly known taheebo in the areas it grows in Central and South America. It was widely used by the native Aztec and Incas for its medicinal qualities
Pau D Arco bark is a common herbal remedy and is used in a variety of tinctures and herbal fusions, but is most commonly drank as a tea and is often found under the name Taheebo Tea or Pau D' Arco Tea.
Pau D' Arco Benefits
Pau d arco or taheebo tea has many benefits. The pau d arco herb is used to treat a variety of ailments and conditions and there have been positive studies and clinical trials on its use. Here are some of the uses for pau d arco herb.
Pau D Arco has been used to inhibit tumour growth
Pau D Arco has been used to dissipate the symptoms of chemo therapy
Pau D Arco is used to strengthen the immune system
Pau D Arco is used to treat Candida (oral thrush and vaginal yeast infections
Pau D Arco is used to treat HIV and AIDS
Pau D Arco is effective on certain cancers
Pau D Arco is used to treat arthritis
Pau D Arco is beneficial for diabetics
Pau D Arco is used to treat chronic fatigue syndrome
Pau D Arco is used to treat liver disease
Pau D Arco is used to treat eczema
Pau D Arco is an anti viral herb
Pau D Arco is used to treat herpes
Pau D Arco is an anti bacterial
Pau D Arco is an anti inflammatory
Pau D Arco Bark
The inner bark is shredded, and can be purchased online and in natural health food stores. We share our recommended supplier with you a little further down the page. The most common way to ingest pau d' arco herb is through a tea. Here is the recipe.
Pau D' Arco Tea
1-2 Tablespoons shredded pau d arco bark
8 ounces of water
Boil the water and the pau d arco bark for at least 20 minutes. Strain the tea, and drink it hot or cold. Pau D Arco tea can be sweetened with honey.
For maximum benefit drink 2 - 6 cups a day. No more than 1 litre per day as there can be side effects. Take the tea for a period of up to 6 weeks and then take a break for 2 - 4 weeks before you resume drinking the tea.
Pau D Arco Cautions & Side Effects
Pau D Arco herb is a natural blood thinner. It can also upset your stomach and cause vomiting if you drink too much.
The blood thinning properties can cause problems such as excesive bleeding.
Before starting on a Pau D Arco herbal tea tretment, please consult your medical practitioner as this herb can react with other herbs and medications.
Where to Buy Pau D' Arco Bark
We recommend that you buy Pau D Arco bark from Mountain Rose Herbs. There product is wild harvested from Brazil and you can be assured you are getting a quality product. They offer pau d arco in small and large quantities with up to a 40% discount. Their pricing on this herb is excellent you can find it in the herb and spice sections.
Commercial Pau D' Arco Tea
There are some commercially made teas that contain Pau D Arco, however without knowing the source of the herb, such as buying from Mountain Rose, the quality may vary greatly. The tea is quite easy to make following the recipe above, but if you are in a pinch, here are some commercial pau d arco herbal teas.
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