Lapacho is believed to be antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal. It is also said Lapacho can strengthen immune system hence a great herbal drink in the cold and flu season.
Some also take lapacho infusion for yeast infection, minor skin disorder and joint complaints.
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Lapacho is also called Pau D'Arco in Portuguese and Taheebo. This South American herb consists of a inner lining of the bark called phloam (pronounced as "floam") from the Pau D'Arco tree.
Some believe Lapacho has great healing benefits exceeding ginseng.