Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Cat's claw is a tropical vine that grows mostly in rainforests and jungles in areas such as South America and Asia.
Medicinal properties of Cat's Claw
Cat's Claw has anti-inflmmatory, antioxidant and anticancer properties.
It contains alkaloids, tannins and phythochemicals.
Cat's Claw Medicinal Uses
Because of its antioxidants, Cat's Claw is known to boost the immune system and it may help with the inhibition of cancer cells.
It is also known to treat arthritis, to combat herpes, to lower high cholesterol levels, to repair DNA, to improve digestion and may aid in the HIV treatment. It lowers the risks of stroke and heart attack by lowering the blood pressure, increases circulation and reduces the heart rate.
How to use Cat's Claw
The Cat's Claw bark, can be used in form of tea, tinctures, extracts, cream, and capsules.
In form of capsule 100 mg of Cat's Claw per day, it can aid in osteoarthritis.
250-350 mg per day, to boost the immune system
I am a tea person, therefore, I prefer my herbal remedies in form of tea mostly.
To make a Cat's Claw tea, add 1tbs to1 cup of boiling water, allow to step for 25-30 min, strain and sip slowly, 1-2 cups per day
Holistic Nutritionist and Herbalist Healer