Cat’s Claw Extract

1 Oz – tincture

Cat’s claw is a plant. Two species of cat’s claw, Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis, are of primary interest for use as medicine. Uncaria tomentosa is most commonly used in the U.S., and Uncaria guianensis is typically used in Europe. Medicine is made from the root and bark. Cat’s claw was ranked as the seventh most popular herb in U.S. sales in 1997. Be careful not to confuse cat’s claw with cat’s foot.

Cat’s claw is most commonly used for improving symptoms of both osteoarthritisand rheumatoid arthritis.

It is also used for various digestive system disorders including swelling and pain (inflammation) of the large intestine (diverticulitis), inflammation of the lower bowel (colitis), inflammation of the lining of the stomach (gastritis), stomach ulcers,hemorrhoids, and leaky bowel syndrome.

Some people use cat’s claw for viral infections including shingles (caused byherpeszoster), cold sores(caused by herpes simplex), and AIDS (caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)).

Cat’s claw is also used for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), wound healing, parasites, Alzheimer’s disease, asthmahay fevercancer (especially urinary tractcancer), a particular type of brain cancer called glioblastomagonorrhea, dysentery,birth control, bone pains, and “cleansing” the kidneys.

How does it work?

Cat’s claw contains chemicals that might stimulate the immune system, kill cancer cells, and fight viruses.

Disclaimer –  No medical claims are being made in regards to any of the products or their efficiency dealing with any health concerns or benefits.  Act responsibly and seek qualified medical advice before using any of the products especially when pregnant, nursing or taking medications.

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