BOTANICAL NAME: Aristolochia foetida Kunth
COMMON NAMES: Guaco, Bitter Vine, Climbing Hemp Vine, Snake Vine, Snake Herb
AVAILABLE FORMS: Capsule, Tea, Powder. Shop all forms of Palo Guaco.
COMMON USES: Guaco is composed of cinnamic acid, kaurenoic acids, stigmasterol, glycosides, tannins and resins. The indigenous natives of Brazil have used guaco for centuries to treat snake bites. Palo Guaco is commonly used to help treat the following conditions: coughs, bronchitis, common cold, flu, asthma, allergies, scabs, ulcers, liver issues, athlete’s foot, tumors, constipation, infection, malaria, diarrhea, chest pain, and stomach pain.
GENERALLY PREPARED: Palo Guaco is traditionally prepared as tea.