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Alternative Names

Quebracho Blanc, Quebracho Blanco, White Quebracho CAUTION: Please refer to separate listing for Pau D'Arco

Scientific Name

Aspidosperma Quebracho

Why Do People Use Quebracho?

Orally - The oral preparations of Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco (Quebracho), like quebracho powder, for the treatment of asthma and conditions of the lower respiratory tract, as a respiratory tract stimulant and as an expectorant. It is also used as a spasmolytic, to decrease fever, lower blood pressure (particularly arterial hypertension), peripheral vasoconstrictor, diuretic, local anesthetic, uterine sedative and as an aphrodisiac. In Beverages & Foods - In various type of food & beverages, quebracho is used as a flavoring agent.

Is It Safe To Use?

Likely Safe - Oral consumption of quebracho powder is considered safe when used in amounts commonly found in foods items. Quebracho has attained Generally Recognized as Safe status (GRAS) for different food items in the United States. However, when quebracho bark is used medicinal preparations, there is insufficient and unreliable information available to support its safety. Avoid In Pregnancy & Lactation - In order to rate the safety of quebracho in medicinal preparations for pregnant and breastfeeding women there is unreliable information available.

How Effective Is Quebracho?

To rate the effectiveness of quebracho powder, there is lack of authentic information available.

How Quebracho Works?

Most effective part of Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco is the bark. However, about the possible mechanism and active ingredients of quebracho, there is insufficient and unreliable information available.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Quebracho?

Oral usage of quebracho bark maybe responsible for increased salivation, sleepiness, outbreaks of sweating, headache, stupor and vertigo. Its over dosage may also be responsible for vomiting and nausea.

How Quebracho Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Quebracho Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Quebracho Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Quebracho Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Quebracho Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Quebracho?

ORAL - Extract or powder form of quebracho are commonly used and in combination bronchial preparations.


The bark has a bitter taste and is odorless. Red quebracho and Quebracho Colorado is also called quebracho, but is chemically different from white quebracho. Be cautious and do not mix these two.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Quebracho Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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