uncaria tomentosa

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cats claw

cats claw

A rainforest wonder plant with all kinds of uses. It contains an alkaloid that that helps white blood cells eat bad stuff. It helps repair DNA, cleanse the intestinal tract and heal all kinds of intestinal and digestive disorders such as ulcers, crohns disease, diverticulitis, leaky bowel syndrome and colitis. It improves circulation by lowering blood pressure. Rich in antioxidant polyphenols and several plant steroids like beta-sitosterol. Effective for cardiovascular heart health and hormone imbalances like prostate swelling and PMS. It's also good for rheumatism, cancer, allergies, candida, genital herpes, herpes zoster, HIV, bladder infections and environmental poisoning. A great all-purpose herb to have around.
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2007); although, it also has other popular names such as gabarato (DE FEO, 1992) vilcacora, samento (FALKIEWICZ & LUKASIAK, 2001), saventario (REINHARD, 1999), "jupinda" and "espera-ai" (PEREIRA & LOPES, 2006).
tomentosa originated in Peru was kindly supplied by Vilcacora tomianki Centre (tomianki, Poland).
For sore throats, try soothing Vilcacora with Thyme Throat Spray (pounds 6.