Known also as ‘ipê roxo’ in Brazil and as ‘lapacho’ in Argentina and Paraguay, pau d’arco is the inner bark of a tall tree that grows throughout South America. It has been used by traditional healers in Brazil, Argentina, Peru and other South American regions for centuries on its own or as a component of herbal mixtures. There are numerous traditional uses for pau d’arco tea for a wide range of conditions, taken orally or applied externally to the skin or in baths. Ask your medical herbalist or naturopathic physician if pau d’arco tea is right for you. Pau d’arco has an earthy taste– woody, astringent and slightly bitter.
Rda: Calories…0, Pau d'Arco Bark…1.5gm
Recommend: Pour 8 oz. of boiling water over one tea bag and steep, covered, for 10-15 minutes. For greater strength: Using a glass or enamel pot, simmer 4-5 tea bags in 1 quart of water for 15 minutes. The temperature of the water and the length of steeping time greatly influence the yield of beneficial components extracted from Pau d'Arco. Drink 1-3 cups daily.
Does Not Contain: Caffeine.
Ingredients: Pau d'Arco Bark
Safety: Each tea bag is individually sealed for freshness and tamper evidence. Do not use if cutting line on tea envelope imprinted with "Tamper Evident-Moisture Proof' is torn or missing.
Serving Size: 1
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