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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)Suggested Use: This plant is best prepared as a decoction. Use one teaspoon of powder for each cup of water. Bring to a boil and gently boil in a covered pot for 20 minutes. Allow to cool and settle for 10 minutes and strain warm liquid into a cup (leaving the settled powder in the bottom of the pan). It is traditionally taken in 1 cup dosages, 2-3 times daily.