En Español (Spanish Version) Uncaria tomentosa, Uncaria guianensis
Principal Proposed Uses
Osteoarthritis ; Rheumatoid Arthritis ;
Other Proposed Uses
Cat's claw is an herb popular among the indigenous people of Peru, where it is used to treat cancer, diabetes, ulcers, arthritis, and infections, as well as to assist in recovery from childbirth. It is also used as a contraceptive. There are two primary species of cat’s claw used medicinally: Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis.
Last reviewedAugust 2013by EBSCO CAM Review Board
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