Cat's claw has grown quite popular in the natural products industry and is mostly taken today to boost immune function, as an all over tonic and preventative to stay healthy, for arthritis and inflammation, for bowel and colon problems, and as an complementary therapy for cancer.* Are you looking for a "TOA-Free" product? For more complete information follow this link to read about The TOA / POA Controversy.
For more complete information on this unique rainforest plant, please see the Plant Database File on Cat's Claw. To see pictures of cat's claw growing in the Peruvian Amazon, click here. More information on cat's claw can also be found in the new Anti-Cancerous Guide
Traditional Uses:* as an immune stimulant and an adjunctive therapy for cancer (to reduce side effects of chemotherapy and protect cells); as a bowel cleanser and anti-inflammatory for Crohn's, colitis, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and other bowel problems; as an anti-inflammatory for arthritis (all kinds) and muscle pains/strains/injuries; as a general daily tonic (to tone, balance, and strengthen all body functions); for stomach ulcers and ulcerative colitis and as an ulcer preventative/ stomach and bowel protector)Ingredients: Raintree's Cat's claw extract was extracted in oranic cider vinegar and honey. To prepare this natural remedy yourself: combine 1/2 cup cat's claw vine powder and 3 cups apple cider vinegar in a non-aluminum sauce pan. Bring to a boil, then cover pot and reduce heat to low. Simmer covered for 2 hours. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain out powder and measure remaining decoction. To two parts decoction, add 1 part honey (if you had 2 cups of the decoction, add 1 cup honey), Store in the refrigerator.