Cat’s claw (botanical name Uncaria tomentosa) is considered an immune regulating herb.
Studies have show cat's claw herb to be immune balancing, and to have anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antioxidant effects and it also anti-tumour.
Immune balancing properties make this herb useful for autoimmune conditions, hay fever, chronic infections and chronic fatigue.
Anti-inflammatory actions indicate cat's claw extract to helpful for arthritis, gastritis, depression and ulcers. It has also been suggested for herpes, asthma and circulatory problems.
It is not recommended in pregnancy or breastfeeding and may cause digestive upsets. It should not be used with immune suppressant medication. Cat's claw dosage range is 3-6 gm per day as a tea.
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+30 PointsThis combination of herbs promotes the body's natural immunity and may be beneficial for those who have experienced prolonged illness or as a pre-winter immune booster. Cat's claw also known as Una de gato is traditionally used in South America for promoting resistance and healthy immune function. Astragalus, a herb native to China, has traditionally been used for its adaptogenic and immune supporting properties while Echinacea supports both the immune and lymphatic systems. View details