Used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve joint pain associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatism and to support the immune
Cat’s Claw Tincture provides an excellent source of this herb, known also as U’a de Gato, widely used to protect cell membranes and stimulate the immune system.The immune function is impaired by abnormal microflora, diets high in sugar, fats and carbohydrates, and stress, which can lead to frequent and chronic infections. Cat’s Claw Tincture is indicated for immune dysfunctions, bacterial and viral infections, and for arthritis, cancer, tumors, and exposure to radiation, chemotherapy and environmental pollutants. Product ideal for vegans.
Cat s claw is a medicinal plant from the Amazon River basin that has been used for the treatment of chronic inflammation, including arthritis, by indigenous cultures for centuries. In the Western world Uncaria tomentosa is better known than Uncaria guianensis, but both species share the same traditional ethnomedical applications. In a prospective, multicenter, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel trial of 4-week duration, forty-five patients with osteoarthritis of the knee were recruited. Patients were randomly assigned to two groups. One group received placebo and the other group received 100 mg of freeze-dried cat s claw (1 capsule of 100 mg daily). Pain associated with activity, medical and patient assessment scores were all significantly reduced with benefits occurring within the first week of therapy. Cat s claw was an effective treatment for osteoarthritis. The anti-inflammatory properties may result from the ability to inhibit TNF-alpha and to lesser extent PGE2 production
Each Serving Contains:
Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) Vine Bark Extract (1:4) 0.75 ml
187.5 mg Dried Equivalent
Purified water, ethanol (grain)
Take 15 drops two to three times daily, 30 minutes before meals, or as recommended by your health care practitioner.