The herbs in our Lapacho CA tea offer urogenital support by soothing and restoring the urogenital system and by assisting with fungal and yeast infections.\nSeven herbs combine to create this medicinal tea:\nLAPACHO BARK - provides us with a wide variety of actions against several disease-causing microorganisms. Strongly anti-microbial, it has demonstrated activity against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and yeast (including Candidiasis).\nFENNEL SEED - may be used to support weakness in the urinary and reproductive system. It normalizes urination, relieves incontinence, helps with bladder irritation, high levels of uric acid, and urinary stones. Its sweet, moist qualities make Fennel Seed a soothing, demulcent urogenital restorative and an agent by which to tone the urogenital system.\nROSEMARY LEAF - reduces infection and may be used when there is chronic Candidiasis. Rosemary Leaf lends its support, when combined with detoxifying herbs, to their cleansing action. (See Calendula Flower and Red Clover Blossom).\nCALENDULA FLOWER - Bitter and cooling, Calendula Flower is indicated for fungal infections including Candidiasis, Yeast infections, and Thrush. It’s considered a fire toxin remedy in Chinese Medicine, meaning it helps treat acute infections involving inflammation, pus, and swelling. Calendula Flower is antiseptic, anti-infection, anti-inflammatory, and detoxifying.\nCINNAMON BARK - May be used when there is chronic Candidiasis.\nRED CLOVER BLOSSOM - Another detoxifying herb, Red Clover Blossom’s cooling, moistening qualities help address hot, inflamed conditions of the mucus membranes. \nTHYME - Like Lapacho Bark, this herb is powerfully anti-microbial and may be used for bacterial, viral, and fungal infections (including Candidiasis).\nSOURCES: Leslie Taylor’s The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs, Peter Holmes’ The Energetics of Western Herbs\n\nBOTANICAL SAFETY INFORMATION\nLapacho Bark (Pau d'Arco), Tabebuia avellanedae, wild crafted\nAvoid during pregnancy or lactation. Avoid with blood thinning medication. Large single doses of Lapacho bark decoctions may cause gastrointestinal upset and\/or nausea.\nFennel Seed, Foeniculum vulgare, organic\nAvoid use of Fennel seed alcohol liquid extracts and Fennel seed essential oil during pregnancy or lactation. Avoid if allergic to members of the Apiaceae family (carrot family). Fennel seed might increase the risk of bleeding or bruising. Avoid with bleeding disorders. Avoid with Cipro. Avoid with birth control pills. Avoid with hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids. Avoid with Tamoxifen. Not for long-term use.\nRosemary Leaf, Rosmarinus officinalis, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. Use with caution if diabetic and monitor blood sugar levels. Avoid with blood thinning medication. Avoid with low blood pressure. Ingestion of a phenolic-rich extract of Rosemary leaf reduced absorption of non-heme iron. \nCalendula Flower, Calendula officinalis, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy.\nCinnamon Bark, Cinnamomum cassia, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. May lower blood sugar. Use with caution if diabetic and monitor blood sugar levels. Not for long-term use; do not exceed recommended dose. Standard Dose: 2.0 to 4.0 grams of Cinnamon bark as tea.\nRed Clover Blossom, Trifolium pratense, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. Red Clover Blossom contains isoflavones, compounds that are structurally similar to the human hormone estradiol and capable of binding to estrogen receptors. Some studies have indicated that Red Clover Blossom isoflavones have a greater affinity for the estrogen receptor Beta (found primarily in bone, brain, heart, and vascular system) than estrogen receptor Alpha (found primarily in uterus, breast, ovaries, and adrenal glands).\nThyme Leaf, Thymus vulgaris, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy.