Cat’s Claw

Scientific Name

Uncaria tomentosa


Overview

Peruvian Indians have used cat’s claw to boost immunity, for digestive health, and antiviral and anti-inflammatory purposes.  It aids in healing bowel disorders, arthritis, and maintaining health for chemotherapy patients.  It should not be used during pregnancy.


Function


Forms Available


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Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs