Pau d’Arco & Candida

BuddhaTea Pau d'Arco Tea & Candida

Pau d’Arco tea is made from the bark of the Pau d’Arco tree, also known as the trumpet tree. This tea has been shown to possess many wonderful benefits such as strengthening the immune system and decreasing inflammation. Pau d’Arco tea is also a great antibacterial and antifungal tea to drink which makes it highly effective in treating infections related to the overgrowth of Candida.

What is Candida?

Candida is a class of yeast that usually takes the appearance of round white colonies and carries an unpleasant, yeast-like odor. It is common for Candida to grow in various places normally, however overgrowth, especially in humans can lead to illnesses and infections.

Overgrowth of Candida

Candida is usually considered to be generally harmless to humans. However there are some harmful species and even some can cause harm if they are in the wrong location. Overgrowth of Candida in the body can lead to infections like Candidiasis. Candidiasis is one of the most frequently occurring type of yeast infection. Even though Candida can be found normally on our skin, warm and moist conditions can lead to an overgrowth which leads to symptoms such as rashes and undesired odor.

How Pau d’Arco Helps

There are many ways to ease Candida, however Pau d’Arco tea has an exceptional effect on ridding unwanted overgrowth of the yeast. This is because Pau d’Arco can work as an anti-fungal drink which can also help to loosen the bowels. This helps rid the body of unwanted waste and toxins. One particular compound that works effectively as an anti-fungal is lapachol. Studies have proven that lapachol has the ability to stop the growth of Candida on the body, reducing infections caused by their overgrowth. To use Pau d’Arco tea as a treatment for infections that are a result of Candida, drink one cup of Pau d’Arco tea daily for a month. Do not take Pau d’Arco tea if you are pregnant or nursing and it is always advised to speak with a physician prior to using this herbal drink as a remedy if you believe you are suffering from any serious illnesses.

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