Pau Pereira (Pao Pereira) 1 Lb. Bulk Powder
Consumer alert: Pau Pereira is unavailable from South
American sources. We have 12 pounds that we were able to procure at an
inflated price beyond our control. Pau Pereira bulk powder will NOT be
available in the United States after the last pound is sold.
Pau Pereira (Geissospermum laeve; syn. G. vellosii) bark – 16 oz. (1 lb.) bulk powder.
Please note that due to powder density, this product may ship in one double poly bag or 2 containers of 8 oz. each.
Bulk orders are prepared once a week.
Each order is prepared in the order it is received.
Cut-off time for bulk orders is Wednesday at 5 p.m. Eastern. Your herbs will ship on Saturday for Monday delivery to most U.S. locations. Most but not all bulk herbs are in stock. When an herb is out of stock, we will alert you by email with an projected shipping date. Should you decide to cancel your order, simply respond to the email and we'll take care of that without delay.
Orders received after 5 p.m. on Wednesdays will be prepared and ship the following week. Thank you for your understanding.
The bitter bark of Pau Pereira is traditionally taken in Brazil in the form of a decoction, infusion (tea), or fluid extract for the support intestinal and liver health, as well as appetite and digestion.
To prepare a decoction of Pau Pereira, use 30 g of the bark for each liter of water. Bring water to a boil in an open ceramic pot and then add the powder. Reduce the heat to medium-low and place the lid on the pot. Allow the mixture to simmer for 20 minutes. Pour the mixture through a fine strainer and allow it to cool for a time before drinking. Refrigerate unused portions in a well sealed container. The traditional dosage is 1 cupful 3 times daily.
An infusion of Pau Pereira is traditionally prepared in Brazil by storing the bark in cold water. A cupful is taken 3 times a day. Before ingestion, the liquid should be poured through a fine strainer to remove any sediment.
The powdered bark of Pau Pereira is also available in capsules.
Caution: Not for internal use during pregnancy or lactation. If you are taking medications or have a medical condition, consult with a health care professional before use. Keep this product out of the reach of children.