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Pau d Arco bark c/s; inner - Stone Creek Health Essentials

Pau d Arco bark c/s; inner

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Botanical Name - Tabebuia avellanedae

Other Names - ipe roxo, lapacho, taheebo

Origin - Brazil

Flavor Profile - Bitter tasting. Blend with other botanicals to enhance flavor in teas.

Typical Preparations - Dried and cut pau d'arco is typically decocted to produce teas, infusions, tinctures and liquid extracts.

Cosmetic Usages - Decoct the bark for use in poultices, salves, creams and other topical formulations.  

Pau d'arco, is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the Amazonian rain forest. For thousands of years, South American natives have used the inner bark of the tree to produce Lapacho tea (also called Taheebo), a traditional beverage favored by the Incas. 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.

Please note: Our cut and sifted pau d'arco is the inner bark of the plant.

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