Tabebuia impeteginosa commonly known as Pau d’Arco, lapacho, tahuari and pink trumpet tree, is a member of the Bignoniaceae family and can be found in Central and South America’s rainforests. There are about a hundred species of this large tropical tree. It is a broad-leafed evergreen that may grow to 150 feet in height, and six feet in diameter.
The tree is slow growing and usually one third is trunk and two thirds branches. Leaves are petiolate and opposite, 5 – 8 cm long with lightly serrated margins and pinnate venation. The purple or pink flowers are produced before new leaves.
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Powdered herbs like Tabebuia impeteginosa / Pau D'Arco Bark Powder are exactly that. We take high quality whole or cut herbs and process them using our powdering machine. Sometimes we source powdered herbs directly from our suppliers.
Using our powdering machine we can choose the size of the ground herb particle. This means we can produce everything from a course powder, which might be used in a herbal tea or infusion, to a very fine powder.
Powdered herbs like Tabebuia impeteginosa / Pau D'Arco Bark Powder might be used by herbalists in the production of herbal capsules. Powdered herbs are also sometimes used in tincture or fluid extract production.