Healing With Pau d' Arco

Pau d’ Arco (Tabebuia spp) is a little known herb that grows in the mountainous terrain of South America. The bark is collected throughout the year. It is not normally cultivated outside this region.

Native South Americans have prized Pau d' Arco as a cure all for many years. They use it to treat wounds, fever, dysentery intestinal inflammation, snake bites and even cancer.
During the 1960's, a Brazil research team found that Pau d' Arco contains cancer fighting agents. The barks contains lapachol. Lapachol inhibits the growth of tumor cells by preventing them from metabolizing oxygen. This helps the cancer cells to die off.

It is an important antibiotic for viral and bacterial infections and research shows Pau d Arco has significant anti-fungal activity, and it great for treating yeast infections (Candida albicans) in particular. It reduces and relieves inflammatory problems, especially in the stomach and intestines.

The key Actions of Pau D' Arco are Antibacterial, Antibiotic, and Anti-fungal. It acts as an immune stimulant, helping to boost the immune system. It's anti-inflammatory, cleansing and anti-tumor properties are what gives Pau d' Arco the ability to help fight cancer cells.

Preparations You Can Do At Home using Pau D' Arco include a decoction or tincture. For wounds and candida albicans, wash area 3-4 times a day. You can also make an ointment and apply freely to the area while the symptoms persist. The decoction would be taken as an anti-biotic 3-4 times a day. The tincture would be suitable for long term use in the treatment of cancer, and you would take 2 ml twice a day.

CAUTION: Do not take if using blood thinning medications. It contains coumarin, which is a natural blood thinner.