Pau d’Arco / Tabebuia impetiginosa Tea
Pau d’Arco tea is an essential treatment for any kind of yeast infections. Many women are familiar with vaginal yeast infections, but systemic yeast infections and yeast infections present in the digestive system are also common. Tea made from the Tabebuia impetiginosa plant can help cure these infections and keep them under control. This is is a 1 pound bag of the bark of the plant.
To prepare the tea, bring a pot of about 3 cups of water to a boil. Add about 1-2 tablespoons of the powder and then lower the water to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes and then turn off the heat. Strain the tea and drink. For the pau d’arco to work, make a large quantity of tea and drink it throughout the day (you may even consider replacing your normal water intake with pau d’arco tea while you are treating a yeast infection).
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Lewy body dementia
- Malaria (and other tropical diseases)
- Respiratory infections
- Inflammation in the body
- Ulcers and boils
It is an anti-parasitic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal, analgesic, antioxidant, astrigent, and an antihistamine and laxative.
Make sure to take breaks from drinking pau d’arco. Some studies show that long term use may have negative effects on the liver and kidneys, so to prevent possible negative effects, take some time off from the tea sometimes to give your body a chance to recalibrate.
NOTE: Individuals who have blood clotting problems or who are currently taking blood thinning medications should not use pau d’arco.