• Tonic: Many Native American peoples use pau d'arco as a tonic and cure-all herb.
• An anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticancer, and antiviral substance.
• As an ointment, it can treat insect bites, psoriasis, eczema and athlete’s foot. It can also treat snakebites.
• May be used to treat viral and bacterial infections.
You shouldn’t take pau d’arco if you’re pregnant or taking medications such as blood thinners.
Should be taken in water with a little lemon juice so tannins can be absorbed through the colon.
Research indicates that it may interfere with blood thinning drugs. Large amounts may be toxic.
Orrs’ Trading Company does not intend to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure through the sale of this herb. Use at your own risk.