pau d'arco

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pau d'arco

an herbal product harvested from an evergreen flowering tree native to Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, and Central/South America.
uses It is used for cancer, inflammation, and infection. It is possibly unsafe when used orally in typical dosages; there are insufficient data regarding its efficacy for any indications.
contraindications For those ignoring the general concerns related to personal safety, it should not be used during pregnancy and lactation, in children less than 18 years of age, or in those with hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia, or known hypersensitivity.

Pau d'Arco

(pow dăr′koo) [Portuguese]
The inner bark of the Tabebuia avellanedae, an evergreen tree of the rain forests of Central and South America. It is marketed as a tea that is promoted as a treatment for cancer, fungal diseases, inflammation, and pain.

pau d'arco (pō' därˑ·kō),

n Latin name:
Tabebuia impetiginosa; parts used: bark, heartwood; uses: this herb is controversial. Research suggests that it has antimicrobial, antifungal, and immunostimulant effects and is useful for psoriasis and other skin conditions and as an adjunct treatment for cancer, HIV, liver conditions, diabetes mellitus, and lupus; other studies assert that it is not only relatively useless but also toxic; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia, liver and kidney damage at high doses, anticoagulants, active ingredient (lapachol) is possibly toxic. Also called
ipe, ipe roxo, ipes, la pacho, lapacho colorado, lapacho morado, lapachol, purple lapacho, red lapacho, roxo, tajibo, trumpet bush, or
trumpet tree.
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87), (88) Preparations made from the inner bark of Pau d'arco are presumed by herbal experts to be more effective than those made from the outer bark.
O reflorestamento foi implantado em fevereiro de 2006 no municipio de Pau d'Arco (07[degrees]49' S, 50[degrees]02'O; 200 m acima do nivel do mar), PA, em area total de 22,4 ha situada entre os subtipos climaticos Af3, entre 2000 e 2500 mm, e Aw4, entre 1500 e 2000 mm, segundo classificacao de Koppen, sendo mais proxima do segundo (SECTAM, 2004).
Our data confirmed the occurrence of a Mayaro fever outbreak in the Pau D'Arco settlement.
Quanto a grande arvore de tamarindo, simbolo da infancia remota no Engenho Pau d'Arco, fazenda de cana-de-acucar onde nasceu, ela aparece mais como signo fossil da natureza nacional: '[o tamarindo] Guarda, como na caixa derradeira, | O passado da Flora Brasileira | E a paleontologia dos Carvalhos
PAU D'ARCO ( used to treat fungal infections and candida.
Products include typical South American botanical extracts, such as acerola, cat's claw, catuaba, guarana, maca puama, pau d'arco, suma (Brazilian ginseng) and yerba mate, as well as spray dried fruit and vegetable powders and cereal grasses, such as barley grass, wheat grass and alfalfa.
Also, garlic, cayenne, echinacea and pau d'arco will destroy harmful bacteria and germs common with the West Nile Virus and other infections.
Ipe, pau d'arco, ipe tabaco, bethabara, lapacho, ebene vert, amata prieto, ironwood, greenheart, amapa, cortez, guayacan, guayacan polvillo, flor amarillo, madera negra, tahuari, lapacho negro, Brazilian walnut.
Our hotel is small, like a home," says Dos Santos about the 10 executive rooms housed in the Quilombo's stone and pau d'arco wood colonial-period building.
Try drinking a herbal tea made of a blend of marigold, white dead nettle and pau d'arco.
You may need a prescription drug like Diflucan or Nizoral, or you may get good results from a non-prescription supplement like caprylic acid, pau d'arco, or oil of oregano, found in health food stores.
In addition, we recently merged with Nat-Trop, San Leandro, CA, a manufacturer of quality botanicals from South America, including Chocamine[TM], a patent-pending cocoa extract, Sumax[TM] Brazilian ginseng, acerola, guarana, maca, pau d'arco and yerba mate.