The Health Benefits of Pau d’arco Tea

Pau d’arco is a tree with extremely hard wood. In herbal medicine, extracts of the bark of the pau d’arco tree have long been used to treat a range of health problems. Now widely available in dietary supplement form, pau d’arco extract is said to offer a number of health benefits.


It is very important to take the time to make and drink pau d’arco tea in its complete and natural form. The healing substances found within pau d’arco are very significant.


Pau d’arco tea has a holistic effect on the body, meaning the whole body is detoxified. Harmful toxic substances, including heavy metals, pesticides, preservatives and even the residue from chemotherapy may be thoroughly eliminated.


It is recommended that if you are drinking the tea for cancer support that a minimum of four, eight ounce cups per day should be consumed. Maintenance is 2-3 cups per day.


Some of the best known benefits are the tea’s ability to strengthen the immune system, making it ideal for fending off illness and treating a wide range of different symptoms of ill health.

Pau d'arco herb Tea
Pau d’arco herb Tea

Other properties in this tea help the body to stave off a variety of infections by ridding it of harmful bacteria, viruses, and fungi.


This can be particularly useful in fighting off yeast overgrowth in the body as well. Drinking it can help to lessen the chance of illness, reduce the severity of the problem, and speed up recovery times when you become sick.


A healthy immune system is the body’s main line of defence against any infection or illness, and using this tea can help to elevate it tremendously.


This herbal tea can be found in the form of tea bags in herbal stores worldwide. It’s thought that pau d’arco tea has laxative properties and that drinking regularly will help maintain colon health. It is important that you seek proper medical advice before use.