Pau d’arco bark | Tabebuia avellanedae | Wildcrafted


Pau d’arco bark is a traditional herb used for infections and tumuors in South America. Antimicrobial action has been shown against Staphlococcus aureus, including MRSA, Strepptococcus spp, Brucella spp, Helicobacter pylori, Clostridium paraputrifactum, Candida albicans, Trichophyton spp, HIV, HSV-1 & 2, polio, some influenza virus, Epstein barr and Rabies, Trypanosoma cruzi, Schistoma mansoni & Plasmodium falciparum. However Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli are not adversly affected by Pau d’arco extract (in vitro).

We mostly use Pau d’arco tea for gastrointestinal infections. It is also used as a complementary cancer therapy by integrative therapists.

All of our teas are organic or wild harvested from natural surroundings. Enjoy!

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Dried Pau d'arco inner bark


Quinones – napthoquinones – lapachol, B-lapachone, xyloidone, a-lapachone, furanonaphthoquonones, Anthraquinones – 2-hydroxymethyl anthraquinone, anthraquinone-2 carboxylic acid, Flavonoids – quercetin, Steroidal saponins, Alkaloids – tecomine


Antimicrobial, Anti-inflammatory


This herb has GRAS rating {Generally Recognised as Safe}. Not recommended during pregnancy.


Steep 1 teaspoon of herb for 10-20 minutes. Reuse and drink 2-3 times a day.


20 grams, 50 grams, 100 grams, 100 capsules

Country of origin