Cat's Claw Tincture
Label: Nature's Answer
Botanical Name: Uncaria tomentosa
Parts Used: inner bark
Menstruum: low alcohol formula with purified water
Menstruum Ratio: 1:1
Osteoarthritis - Cat's Claw, also called Una de Gato, is from the Peruvian rainforest and has been used for hundreds of years by the native Ashanica Indians. It has been the subject of scientific research throughout the world since the 1970's, shown to be effective for osteoarthritis pain and inflammation. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Cat's Claw has been used traditionally to treat osteoarthritis (OA). One study found that it may help alleviate knee pain from osteoarthritis without side effects.
Lyme Disease - Stephen Buhner recommends Cat's Claw for inflammation and arthritis. His dosage recommendation for the tincture is: 150 lb adult: 1 teaspoon 3x daily / 100 lb adult: 2/3 teaspoon 3x daily.
This information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare provider. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of this extract is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare provider before taking this tincture.