December 5, 2001

Pau d’Arco (Tabebuia impetiginosa, Tabebui avellanedae, Tabebuia heptaphylla, Tabebuia ipe’)


is a large tree that grows in the rainforests of Central and South America. The inner bark of the tree, containing what is believed to be the active ingredient – lapachol, is used in herbal remedies.

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