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Pau D'Arco Powder

Product Code: 24PAU

Availability: In stock

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Product: Pau D’Arco Powder. Produced from the Inner bark.

Latin Name: Tabebuia impetiginosa syn. Tabebuia avellanedae

Plant Family: Bignoniaceae

Other Names: Trumpet Tree, Ipê, Lapacho, Pink Ipê, Pink Lapacho, Taheebo-Tree, Tajy, Bow Tree Ébénier de Guyane, Lébène, Pink Trumpet Tree, Quebracho, Taheebo Tea, Tecoma ipe, Thé Taheebo, Trumpet Bush & lpê Roxo.

Description: Pau d’arco is an evergreen tree in warm climates and deciduous in cold climates, native to South America which reaches a height of between 25-30 metres. The leaves are elliptically lanceolate, opposite and palmately compound with finely toothed edges. Dark to olive green in colour and 5-10cm in length. The flowers are tubular, with pink or magenta corolla and approximately 5-8cm in length.

Brief History: This herb has been used for centuries by the indigenous people of South America to treat dysentery, boils and as a means of achieving pain relief. The Ancient Incans and Aztecs used it to treat external wounds. It wasn’t until the late 19th century that pau d’arco began to be used medicinally in the western world. Currently the herb is being studied by scientists as a potential treatment for cancer with mixed results.


A decoction or infusion of the powder can be used in the garden as a natural insecticide, do not use near ponds and fish. The decoction can also be added to lotions and salves for soothing dry, rough skin. No other non-medicinal uses are known for this herb.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

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