Tahuari - Pau D arco

Synonyms: Tabebuia rosea

A tree that is widely dispersed throughout South America, tahuari is a powerful immune booster that is traditionally used as an anti- viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic agent. The bark of the tahuari is used to treat ailments such as urinary tract infec- tions, diabetes, respiratory problems, ulcers, rheumatism, and in some cases, even cancer.