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Cat's Claw

What is Cat's Claw?

Cat's Claw is a vine that comes from South America and also the Amazon rainforest. The roots and bark are used in supplements. 

Why take Cat's Claw?

  • Traditionally cat's claw has been used as a pain relieving treatment for osteoarthritis. In trials cat's claw has been shown to be more effective than a placebo.
  • Cat's Claw can be used as an antioxidant which helps to neutralise free radicals that in turn helps reduce some of the damage they cause.

What are the side effects of Cat's Claw?

At the time of writing there are no major known side effects from taking Cat's Claw supplements.

If you are currently taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions please consult your doctor or consultant, to seek advice before taking any vitamins or supplements.