Pau d’arco Bark
Plant uses: Pau D’arco is the inner bark of a Brazilian rainforest tree. It has been used medicinally for centuries by Brazilian Indians, primarily for healing fungal infections, digestive tract disorders, skin diseases and inflammatory conditions. Pau D’arco has potent anti-candida (anti-fungal) properties.
Plant Preparation: decoction – cook your herbs
Plant properties: antibacterial, antifungal, immune boosting, bitter tonic, soothing, balancing, tonifying and cleansing herb for the blood, liver and lungs.
Energetics and Taste: cold, astringent, bitter
Scientific name: Tabebuia impetingosa
Other common names: Lapacho, Tahuari, Taheebo, Trumpet tree.
Energetics and Taste: cold, astringent, bitter.
Plant part: Inner bark