Simple Herbal Extracts | Pau d'Arco


Pau d'Arco

Botanical Name

Tabebuia impeteginosa

Part Used

inner bark



Traditional Information*

Pau D'Arco has been used in South America as an immune tonic, antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and astringent. Modern research has confirmed its anti-tumor activity. The herbís effects on Candida overgrowth are variable, with some reports of great success and other clinicians seeing little activity or benefit.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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