Hobe Labs - Pau D'Arco 500 mg. - 120 Capsules
Hobe Labs Pau D'Arco 500 mg. This herb comes form the inner bark of a tree of the botanical family Bignoniacea, (genus: tacoma-species: conspicua) and is also knwn as Pau D'Arco, Lapacho Morado or Ipe Roxo. It is called Taheebo by the native Indians, the Callawaya, the traditional tribe of Incan medicine men and has been used for centuries by them for a variety of ailments.
Therapeutic Uses And Benefits of Pau d’Arco
Pau d’arco contains alkaloids, quercetin, napthaquinones, anthraquinones, and flavonoids. Lapachol, one of the naphthaquinones, has been found to be effective against malaria and some types of tumor cells in studies with laboratory animals. The heartwood of tabebuia aqvellaneda contains napthaquinones and significant amounts of quercetin, which are thought to stimulate the immune system, cleanse the body and stimulate the production of red blood cells.
Most Pau d’arco products are not standardized, and there is considerable variation in the active compounds found in the tree, depending on the species. A number of species of pau d’arco are sold as herbal remedies, which may in part account for the variance in their effectiveness and quality. Most of the research has been done on the wood; at this time little research has been done on the bark.
Pau d’arco is considered to be analgesic, antioxidant, antiparasitic, antimicrobial, antiviral, astringent, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and laxative. It is thought to have anticancerous properties.
Pau d’arco has a long history as an important traditional herbal remedy among the ancient Incas and natives of the South American rain forests as a tonic to strengthen the body and improve overall health.
Traditional folk healers of the Caribbean use the leaves and bark to treat wounds, backache, toothache, and snakebite.
Indigenous people traditionally used pau d’arco as a treatment for malaria, colitis, respiratory problems, colds, cough, flu, fever; cancer, lupus, infectious diseases, inflammation of the prostate gland, sexually transmitted diseases, boils and ulcers.
Pau d’arco is used as a natural remedy for high blood pressure, poor circulation, and anemia, and is thought to protect against cardiovascular disease.
Tabebuia avellanedae is used as a natural remedy to relieve pain, and as a treatment for arthritis and rheumatism.
In the herbal medicine systems of the United States and Europe, pau d’arco has been used as an herbal remedy for psoriasis, liver disease, Hodgkin’s disease, osteomyelitis, Parkinson’s disease and allergies.
Pau d’arco is a popular herbal remedy for yeast infections, candida and a decoction of pau d’arco has also been used as a topical treatment for athlete’s foot, nail fungus and skin fungi.
The boiled bark is used as a poultice or wash to treat skin inflammations, fungal infections, hemorrhoids, eczema, and wounds.
Pau d’arco and its chemical constituents have demonstrated in vitro antiviral properties against, among others, Herpes I and II, influenza, poliovirus, and vesicular stomatitis virus.
Healthy Living Tips
Staying fit and losing weight is a part of everyday life for most adults. Busy lifestyles, poor meal planning and lack of exercise are the biggest obstacles to maintaining a healthy diet. Hobe offers 3 types of weight loss teas to help you lose the weight, plus these healthy living tips will also help:
- Drink plenty of water! 6 to 8, 8 oz. glasses are recommended daily.
- Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables! 4 to 6 servings per day are recommended by the American Cancer Society.
- Exercise! Make time to exercise a minimum of 3 times per week, with a cardiovascular focus of at least 20 minutes per workout.
- Eat a low calorie, low fat diet! Eliminate as many empty calories as possible, such as candy, potato chips, etc.
- Drink Slim Tea to supplement your weight loss program.
Three different Slim Tea formulas allow you to enjoy these benefits:
- Aides in digestion
- Helps cleanse body
- Burn fat
- Excellent hot or cold
- 100% all-natural teas
- Many flavors to choose from
- Each box contains a 7-day balanced diet plan
Keep hair healthy. Don't allow your hair to suffer the negative effects of perms, coloring, sprays, bleaching, excessive blow drying, and today's polluted environment. Follow these easy steps to give your hair gentle, loving care.
- Shampoo daily using a gentle shampoo to keep hair shiny and clean.
- Condition frequently. Regular conditioning can help even severely damaged hair. Deep conditioning treatments should be indulged in once or twice a month for the healthiest hair.
- Choosing the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair can be a matter of trial and error. Hobé offers several formulations for every hair type.
The key to healthy skin is keeping skin clean, but not squeaky clean. skin depleted of all its natural oil can actually encourage breakouts by tricking the body into producing more sebum.
Sebum, the skin's natural oil complex, clogs pores, which can lead to blemishes. Approximately 3,000 sebaceous glands occupy each square inch of the face. From these glands, the sebum travels up through the hair follicles to reach the skin surface. As estimated 80 percent of teens will develop acne and, surprisingly, 95 percent of the entire population will suffer from occasional adult acne. With Hobé's special Herbal Complex combined with other natural ingredients and Hobé's Naturals premium oil line offers effective skin care for all skin types.
About Hobe Labs
Privately owned, Hobé Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1975 because of a dedicated interest in developing all-natural ingredient formulas for high-quality health and beauty products. Hobé Labs has long been recognized as one of the pioneer companies within the multi-billion dollar health food industry. The Company now manufactures and distributes over 60 consumer products throughout the U.S. and in many foreign countries.
The Company self-manufactures the majority of its products. Office, production and warehouse operations are combined in a 12,000 square foot modern facility located in Tempe, AZ. Hobé Labs is an FDA registered facility that adheres to strict quality control and production procedures to insure consistent, outstanding products, despite normal variances in the chemistry of the all-natural ingredients.
Hobé Labs has established an excellent reputation as an innovator of unique formulas designed to solve everyday consumer problems, ranging from hair loss to weight loss. Many of the Company's formulas utilize a special trademarked combination of jojoba distillate and herbs from around the world called Bio-Ferm. This unique, proprietary ingredient blend was developed after years of study about native plants and herbal applications, combined with a complex fermentation process.
Providing outstanding customer service is a passion for all Hobé Labs employees. Orders are handled efficiently via an integrated computerized control system that manages order entry, inventories, invoicing, shipping and accounting.
Hobé Laboratories, is a successful company because of its focused attention on producing quality natural products that solve consumer problems and its sincere effort to provide unmatched customer service. The Company maintains a philosophy that its products must have a defined purpose, utilize natural ingredients and not be tested on animals. Hobé Labs is proud of its heritage and accomplishments... but maintains an aggressive desire to improve every facet of its business!