All about Devils Claw
Nature's answer to aspirin for arthritis? Devils claw has been used in
Southern Africa for generations. Natives declared this a remedy for
joint stiffness and upset stomach. The British Herbal Pharmacopoeia
recognizes Devils claw as possessing, analgesic, sedative and diuretic
The main active ingredients in
Devil's claw are Harpogoside and Beta sitosterol, which have
anti-inflammatory properties and help support joint, ligament and
tendon problems. Devil's claw is reported to help with joint pain while
improving vitality in the joints.
Devils claw is very bitter which is an indication that it help liver
Devils claw has also helped to reduce gout symptoms by reducing
the the uric acid blood levels.
Devils claw has been effective with horses and dogs that suffer
from arthritis and joint pain.
Due to devils claw action as a digestive stimulant, people with
gastric or duodenal ulcers may want to avoid this herbs. Do not
use during pregnancy
Suggested amount to use for arthritis ranges from4-8 grams a day of
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