Herb of the Day: Taheebo (or Pau D’arco)

Taheebo (or Pau D’arco)
Parts used: Inner bark

Pau D'arco in bloom

Native to South America, Taheebo is currently being used in some South American hospitals to treat cancer. They have reported great success by using this herb. There are currently many studies showing that pao d’arco is a powerful, natural antibiotic with virus killing properties. Some herbalists believe that it contains compounds that appear to attack the cause of diseases.
The main action of pao d’arco seems to be the ability to but the body into a defense posture, giving the body the necessary strength to defend itself and even resist disease.

Vitamin content:
High amounts of Iron, aids the assimilation of nutrients

Aids with:
Anemia, asthma, arteriosclerosis, blood building, bronchitis, cancer, colitis, cystitis, diabetes, eczema, fistulas, gastritis, gonorrhea, hemorrhages, hernias, Hodgkins Disease, infections, leukemia, liver ailments, lupus, nephritis, osteomyelitis, Parkinson’s Disease, pain relief, polyps, prostatitis, psoriasis, rheumatism, ringworm, skin cancer, skin sores, spleen infections, syphilis, tonic, ulcers, varicose ulcers, wounds


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