CAT’S CLAW (Uncaria tomentosa) aka - Una de Gato
This is considered one of the most powerful botanicals of the Amazon Peruvian rain forest. Native tribes have a wide use of applications for it, ranging from headaches, colds, influenza, and fevers to the treatment of acute conditions like gastrointestinal problems (especially colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease and ulcers), tumors, arthritis, fibromyalgia, asthma and cardiovascular diseases, and as an immune tonic. Cat’s-claw is also a rich source of proanthocyanidin (pycnogenol), which is a powerful antioxidant and free radical scavenger. It may remove toxic metabolites and help strengthen a weakened immune system. It has been shown to help support the body during chemotherapy and cancer radiation therapies.
- Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that Cat’s Claw can provide relief for: • Cancer • Chemotherapy/Radiation • Colitis /IBS/Diverticulitis • Crohn’s Disease • Flu/Colds/Fevers • Parasites • Cardiovascular Issues