Pau d'Arco is a natural herb retrieved from the inner bark of the taheebo tree. Tabebuia Avellanedae or Tabebuia Impetiginosa, known as taheebo. The taheebo tree, scientifically known as Tabebuia Avellandae or Tabebuia Impetiginosa, is grown predominantly in Central and South America, but may also be cultivated in southern Florida. Pau d'Arco is known by many other names including ipe roxo and lapacho or lapachol.
Pau d'Arco is known to strengthen the body's immune system, especially a weakened immune system due to one of many factors such as chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS or ME), fibromyalgia (FMS), Candida Albicans overgrowth (candidiasis, oral thrush, vaginal yeast infection, etc.), cancer and tumors, viruses such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV, cause of AIDS), anti-biotic use, steroid use, etc. Pau d'Arco not only helps the body recover but additionally, its compounds such as lapacho fight against the cause of many ailments, including many of which were listed above as threats to the immune system.
Pau d'Arco is a known treatment for candida and other fungus, viruses such as polio and influenza, arthritis, diabetes, parasites, bacteria, cancer, liver disease, fever, venereal and rheumatic disorders, skin disorders such as eczema, herpes, and the mange, and more.