Now in capsule form! Pau D’Arco tea has been used for centuries by the Callawaya Indians, the traditional tribe of medicine men of the old Incan Empire, for a variety of ailments. Called Taheebo by the natives, the herb comes from the botanical family Bignoniacea and is also known as Ipe Roxo, Pau D’Arco and Lapacho Morado. The Argentine Lapacho tree, characterized by its light lavender flowers, has been found to be two to three times more effective than Brazilian Ipe Roxo or the Bolivian Taheebo tree. Almost all research facilities use the Argentine Lapacho for their continuing studies of the seemingly remarkable effects that Lapacho has on many degenerative diseases. Pau D’Arco helps detoxify the body and aides in reducing pain and inflammation. Widely considered to be anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-parasitic.Our Pau D’Arco Genuine Argentine Lapacho tea capsules may be used in combination with other food supplements. Caffeine-free.