u. guianensis

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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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The species U. guianensis is found in areas between the 08[degrees]04'00"N-17[degrees]32'00"S and 44[degrees]56'00"E - 78[degrees]25"42"W coordinates (altitudes: 7-1010m), in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
tomentosa occurs in soils rich in organic matter, areas of primary forests, salt marshes and banks of watercourses; whereas, U. guianensis grows in secondary forests, riverbanks and roads.
Articles published with U. guianensis are more recent (1983-2014) and a smaller number (14) as compared to U.
Pharmacological studies conducted with extracts from U. guianensis and U.
La U. guianensis, presenta algunas caracteristicas distintas con respecto a la U.
Para evaluar la influencia del factor ambiental luz o iluminacion, sobre la regeneracion natural de U. guianensis (Aubl.) J.F.
Para medir el diametro promedio de cada uno de los individuos de la regeneracion natural de U. guianensis, se uso un vernier (Figura 4).
De acuerdo con la Tabla 3, si un individuo de la regeneracion natural de U. guianensis presentaba un 75% del total de ramas, en mal estado, es decir ramas marchitas o viejas, se consideraba que el estado fitosanitario o vigor de la planta, era bajo o pobre, por lo que el puntaje de vigor asignado a dicha planta seria de 1 o 2.
tomentosa and U. guianensis fresh bark and leaves were collected in the "Campo Experimental de la Universidad de Tingo Maria", Huanuco, Peru.
These results indicate that while both species of cat's claw provide effective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, U. guianensis is more potent.
However, there is a lack of scientific data comparing the efficacy of the species U. guianensis with that of U.
There are very few scientific publications on U. guianensis, and those which exist provide evidence only for its quinovic acid glycoside and alkaloid content (Lee et al., 1999; Yepez et al., 1991).