What are the properties of Cat’s Claw in supplements?

The Supplements with Cat’s ClawThe Supplements with Cat’s Claw

The properties of Cat’s Claw

Cat’s Claw, or Una de gato in Latin America, is a woody climber that can grow up to 60m with its modified flowering stalks, the hooked appendages that resemble a cat’s claw. Two main species are used in medicine, Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis (with more rounded hook appendages). Family Rubiaceae.

Cat’s Claw is considered antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-mutagenic, antioxidant, antiviral, cytostatic, depurative, diuretic, hypotensive, immunostimulant and a vermifuge.

Cat’s Claw protect the brain while enhancing the body’s ability to repair environmental stress related damage to cells. This protects against cognitive decline and memory loss that occurs naturally with age and is exacerbated by common stressors.



The supplements containing Cat’s Claw


NooCubeNooCube

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NooCube contains Cat’s Claw.
NooCube is a synergistic blend of nootropics which helps support and enhance your focus, mental speed and memory. Safely and effectively improve your cognitive functioning with this powerful blend of vitamins, amino acids and other essential building blocks for a healthy, well-functioning brain.
Cat's Claw, 500 mg, 250 Veg Capsules (Now Foods)Cat's Claw, 500 mg, 250 Veg Capsules (Now Foods)

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Cat's Claw, 500 mg, 250 Veg Capsules (Now Foods) contains Cat’s Claw.
Cat's Claw, also know as the 'life-giving vine of Peru', 'saventaro', or 'una de gato' is a thick wood vine indigenous to the Amazon rain forest and other tropical areas of South and Central America. It has been revered by native herbalists or the region for over 2000 years and is valued for its...
Cat's Claw, 500 mg, 100 Veg Capsules (Now Foods)Cat's Claw, 500 mg, 100 Veg Capsules (Now Foods)

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Cat's Claw, 500 mg, 100 Veg Capsules (Now Foods) contains Cat’s Claw.
Cat's Claw, also known as the 'life-giving vine of Peru,' 'saventaro', or 'uña de gato,' is a thick woody vine indigenous to the Amazon rain forest and other tropical areas of South and Central America. It has been revered by native herbalists of the region for over 2000 years and is valued for...

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Cat’s Claw - References & External links

Cat’s Claw (Uncaria Tomentosa)

TBS Ingredient ID (TBSI ID):
NameFamily
Uncaria TomentosaRubiaceae
NameCommon Names
Uncaria TomentosaCat’s Claw, Peruvian Cat’s Claw, Hawk’s Claw, Cat's Claw Inner Bark, Cat’s Claw Bark Powder, Cat's Claw, Una De Gato, Cats Claw
Description
Cat’s claw has been used by the natives of Peru for centuries to treat conditions such as asthma, bone pain, arthritis, urinary tract infections, ulcers and intestinal problems. Today, this herb is most often used to boost the immune system and as an anti-inflammatory. It is often taken for rheumatism and even to treat HIV and cancer.
Caution
Do not take Cat’s Claw if pregnant or nursing. Do not give to children.
Parts Used Medicinally:Bark, Root, Roots, Leaves
Habitat
Cat’s Claw Is Native To South And Central America

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