Health Benefits of Organic Pau D Arco Herbal Tea
Pau d’arco tea is prepared from the dried bark of the Pink trumpet tree, which originates in South America. South American have used this herbal tree to treatment a large variety of conditions, such as arthritis, boils, dysentery, fever, prostatitis, ulcers, and a wide range of cancers. The medicinal use of pau d’arco tea can be traced back to the 1870s.
According scientists, pau d’arco tea contains two particularly noteworthy naphthoquinones, namely beta-lapachone and lapachol. Lab tests have revealed that these active chemicals neutralized certain bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. Significant amounts of quercetin, which is an antioxidant, are also present in pau d’arco tea. Apparently, drinking pau d’arco may also prove to be effective for the treatment of diseases like osteoarthritis, because of its anti-inflammatory qualities.
Pau d’arco tea has been and apparently can be used for a variety of conditions. Along with being anti-inflammatory, Pau d’arco tea is capable of inhibiting Candida albicans, the fungus that leads to oral and/or vaginal yeast infection. You can also drink it from prevention of cold and flu during the winter season. It is also capable of effectively purifying blood and stimulating the production of red blood cells. Find out more how pau d arco tea helps in candida treatment.
Pau d’arco tea is also known for its powerful analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, antioxidant, anti-parasitic and anti-tumor effects. So, you can also drink it to combat a variety of other conditions, from E. coli to fibromyalgia to herpes to influenza, and more. Learn more about pau d arco tea health benefits and how it helps in the management of fibromyalgia.
The result of laboratory studies have suggested that the naphthoquinones from Pau d’arco tea tend to have beneficial effects against cancer, such as reducing cancer cells. You can also drink Pau d’arco tea if you are suffering from a certain liver disease. The naphthoquinones will result in the reduction of whatever liver condition you are suffering from and the associated pain, without causing any liver damage. If you are suffering from either Type-1 or Type-2 diabetes, drinking Pau d’arco tea will also offer relief from associated symptoms, especially high blood pressure. This is a result of tecomine, which is another active chemical/compound present in it. Other mild effects of diabetes, especially inflammation and pains, will also be countered. More info on how to fight diabetes with organic pau d arco tea.
How To Prepare Pau d’arco Tea?
10 grams of Pau d’arco
3.5 grams of Cat’s Claw
20 grams of Goji Berries
3 grams of Chanca Piedra
1 raw vanilla bean
2 liters of Pau d’arco tea can be prepared with these ingredients and you can even drink it when chilled. Pau d’arco can also prove to be an excellent herbal base for a variety of other teas.
1. Add 3 tablespoons of Pau d’arco tree bark to a glass or stainless steel pot and then pour in 1 quart or liter of water. After placing the lid on the pot, bring the mixture to a full boil.
2. Let the lid remain on the pot but lower the heat so the tea may boil for another 25 minutes.
3. Allow the prepared tea to cool after which you may pour it into sterilized bottles using a funnel and a tea strainer.
4. It is up to you whether or not you would like to refrigerate the tea. This tea will not get spoilt because of its strong anti-bacterial qualities.
It is recommended that you drink 2 to 3, eight ounce cups of Pau d’arco tea every day, but if you are drinking it more a more serious condition like cancer, you should drink at least 4 cups. Above all, make sure you are using the correct (i.e. the Tabebuia avellanedae species) and a high quality, fine grind of a Pau d’arco tree’s inner bark.