|Pau d' arco|
Pau d' arco - Tabebuia impetiginosa (in the Bignoniaceae family)
Part used: Bark.
Tendencies: Drying, slightly warming.
Taste/smell: Astringent, aromatic.
Dosage: Infusion: 1 tablespoon per cup of water; or 1:3.5 dry strength liquid extract: 10-50 drops 1-4 times per day.
Use: (a) Lymphagogue, (b) Antifungal, (c) Antibacterial, (d) Antiviral, (e) An tiparasitic, (f) Anti-inflammatory.
Pau d'arco is used for lymphatic congestion, cancer, diabetes, rheumatism and as an immune system modulator. It can be used internally and externally for fungal infections.
Contraindications: Information unavailable at this time.