The native Indians of Brazil use the bark of this tree to heal many ailments. The extract from the tree is reported to anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral and is also considered an anti-inflammatory agent. It is thought to destroy micro-organisms by increasing the supply of oxygen to cells.
Paud’arco is also reputed to aid in the treatment of cancer.
How It May Benefit You
- parasitic infections
Pau d'arco is available as capsules, tinctures, and dried bark.
WARNING: Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.