Pau d'arco, also known as lapacho, is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the Amazonian rainforest. The bark contains naphthoquinones, a class of compounds in the vitamin K group that are also found in green, leafy vegetables. The bark also contains a number of antioxidants, including quercetin.
Pau d'arco is an herbal supplement claimed to be anti-cancer and antimicrobial, especially anti-candida. Other uses for pau d'acrco include diabetes, ulcers, stomach inflammation (gastritis), liver ailments, asthma, bronchitis, joint pain, hernias, boils and wounds. Some people see pau d'arco as a "tonic and blood builder." It is also used to treat anemia. Check with your physicianfor additional information about side effects.*
Ingredients: Pau D'Arco
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