Cat's claw is a plant. Two species of cat's claw, Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis, are of primary interest for use as medicine. Uncaria tomentosa is most commonly used in the U.S., and Uncaria guianensis is typically used in Europe. Medicine is made from the root and bark. Cat's claw was ranked as the seventh most popular herb in U.S. sales in 1997. Be careful not to confuse cat's claw with cat's foot.
Catâs claw is most commonly used for improving symptoms of both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
1. Reduce pain and inflammation of rheumatism, arthritis and other types of
2. Have anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties that inhibits cancerous cell formation.
3. Promote the healing of wounds.
4. Be useful for treatment of gastric ulcers and intestinal complaints
5. Help to relieve chronic pain.
6. Enhance immunity by stimulating the immune system.
7. Help people experiencing stomach and bowel disorders, including colitis, Crohn's
disease, irritable bowel syndrome, leaky bowel syndrome, gastritis and duodenal
ulcers, intestinal inflammation.
8. Help fight both viral and fungal infections such as Herpes and Candida
1. Applied on pharmaceutical field.
2. Applied on food field and health care products.