The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Frequently Asked Questions


Pau d'Arco

Elaine writes:
I would not advise other SCDers to use the bark tea (Pau d'Arco) because I do not fully understand its action. You know me, if I don't know for sure, don't do it.

t writes:
Pau d'Arco contains steroidal saponins, and is both an immune booster and a laxative. It is not allowed on SCD.

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