Devil’s Claw Powder – 30 ct
Botanical name: (Harpagophytum procumbens)
- grapple plant.
- wood spider.
The Devil’s Claw powder is great news for pain sufferers. A recently published double blind studies have shown that it can aid in the relief of pain. This benefits patients who have grown dependent to pain killers. In as little as 10 days of use, it can relieve pain in the:
- lower back.
It can also assist those who are suffering from arthritis.
It gets its name from its fruit. Its botanical name means “hook plant” in Greek. The plant is native to Africa. The name is derived from the fruit’s appearance. The fruit looks like it is covered in hooks. The hooks are used to attach to animals. This process is done to spread its seeds.
The Devil’s Claw powder is approved as a nonprescription medicine. It has been approved by the German Commission E.
Other ailments wherein the Devil’s Claw powder is useful are:
- rheumatoid arthritis.
- appetite loss.
- digestive disorders.
It is also helpful in the relief of pain from childbirth and in menstruation. It can also ease the severity of allergic reactions.
According to some studies, Devil’s Claw is a great anti-oxidant. The study states it is particularly rich in water-soluble anti-oxidants.
Other reported properties of the Devil’s Claw are:
The active ingredient is Harpagoside. It appears to reduce pain and inflammation in joints.
It should be noted that one should not take this when pregnant. Also, it should not be taken when one has gallstones or ulcers. Always consult your doctor or medical practitioner before attempting to consume this.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.