Properties and usage:
Effective for leukemia, anemia and the prevention of cancer.
Effets on the organism:
In the jungle of South America, pau d'arco is completely immunized against the infections resulting from venimous mushrooms.
The use of pau d'arco is effective against leukemia, anemia, cancers of all types, lupus, inflammation of the reproductive organs, Hodgkin's disease, Parkinson's disease, colitis, arteriosclerosis, gastric problems, leucorrhea, cystitis, hemorrhage, prostate inflammation, polyps, psoriasis and eczema.
South American Indians brought us the knowledge of this tree of which they used the bark for thousands of years to help their people. It is possible to make a herbal tea from the bark, but the extract is usually much stronger and gives better and faster results. The bark can be ground and made into a capsule.
Principal constituents: carnosol, alcaloids, quinones, flavonoids.