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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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Cat's claw inhibits TNFalpha production and scavenges free radicals: role in cytoprotection.
There are at least 17 different alkaloids in cat's claw. These include 5 pentacyclic oxindole alkaloids (P0As) and 4 tetracyclic oxindole alkaloids (TOAs).
Recently, cat's claw has become more popular and increasingly distributed all over the world as an immunomodulatory, anticancer and anti-inflammatory herbal remedy (De Jong et al.
Comparison of a broad spectrum anti-aging nutritional supplement with and without the addition of a DNA repair enhancing cat's claw extract.
The two known species of cat's claw are Uncaria guianensis, used traditionally for wound healing, and Uncaria tomentosa, which has numerous medicinal uses and is most commonly found in supplements.
Maca, or Lepidium meyennii, only grows over 3,500 meters above sea level in Peru and Bolivia, while bark from Amazonian vine cat's claw, or Uncaria tomentosa, could soon be available as natural remedies in U.S.
The ingestion of cat's claw for the treatment of arthritis-type symptoms may cause
When buying cat's claw be sure to read the label because many products going by that name are not uncaria tomentosa.
Researchers at Louisiana State University said the extract known as cat's claw was effective in repelling free-radicals - destructive molecules that damage cells and can lead to the development of arthritis.
Rhamnose is a sugar that is found in a flowering plant called uncaria or cat's claw, which mostly grows in Asia.
They include the vitamin C-rich camu-camu, weight loss-assisting Cha De Bugre, anti-inflammatory cat's claw, potent maca root, nature's super band aid, Sangre de drago, and saponinrich yucca.