Pure Pau D’Arco Extract
The dried inner bark of Pau d’Arco used as a tincture tastes a little bit harsh, and is sepia-toned in color. Some claim it useful in managing diabetes. It is also suggested this plant is useful in treating medical conditions like fibromyalgia (FMS) and lupus (SLE). This herb is used by many during the cold and flu season, and is a remedy for smoker’s cough. Pau d’Arco is as an expectorant promoting “coughing up” by the lungs in order to free mucus and contaminants that have been lodged there. Pau d’Arco tincture concoctions have reportedly had beneficial effects for cancer patients, anywhere from alleviation of chemotherapy symptoms to complete remission of tumors. According to Dr. Daniel Mowrey, who has become somewhat famous in the area of Pau d’Arco supporters, anti-cancer benefits can be had from Lapacho (the active compound), without any side effects being noticed.
Pau d’Arco appears to be a hepatotonic - something which tones, balances and strengthens the liver. As it is also an immunostimulant, also strengthens the body’s immune system, which will in turn assist in preventing liver disease. Simply promots healthy liver function. When taken in recommended dosage, using Pau d’Arco is claimed to have no adverse effects upon the liver. Drug treatments for viruses, candida and cancer in many cases cause liver damage or liver disease, and therefore Pau d’Arco treatment of other such ailments may prove beneficial in sustaining the liver’s health.
Laboratory studies suggest that lapachol and other compounds from Pau d’Arco may have effects against cancer. Additionally Pau d’Arco tincture concoctions have had beneficial effects anywhere from alleviation of chemotherapy symptoms to complete remission of tumors. An article published by Dr. Daniel B. Mowrey on Pau d’Arco stated that “Lapacho has produced clinical anti-cancer effects without side effects.”
Contraindiciation of Pau d’Arco: Pau d’Arco might increase the risk of bleeding during as well as after a surgical procedure, and may decrease blood clotting speed. Due to this, do not use this herb for a minimum period of two weeks prior to having surgery. Talk with a doctor for more information, and tell him if you have been taking Pau dArco at all, even if it was prior to the two-week period before the scheduled procedure. Additionally, ask him for details about when you can resume taking it after the surgery, if you intend to do so.
Pau d’Arco has a potential to raise the risk of bleeding in people who have bleeding disorders. An example of such a condition is hemophilia. If such a condition affects you, talk with your doctor before you begin using Pau d’Arco.
Pau d’Arco, when a person uses it internally, has the potential to strengthen the blood-thinning effects that are seen in certain medications known as anticoagulants. Aspirin, enoxaparin, warfarin, and dalteparin are four such examples. To receive the maximum benefits from Pau d’Arco, follow recommended dosage and administration.
Standard adult dosage: 12 drops in pure water or juice 2-3 per day.