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Cat's Claw

Cat's Claw

Cat's Claw: Cat's claw is an herb that is available in a variety of supplements, including extracts, capsules and teas. When used externally, cat's claw is claimed to have anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and immune system boosting properties and to prevent pregnancy and promote abortion.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Cat's Claw

Adequate amounts of Cat's Claw are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Cat's Claw

Adequate amounts of Cat's Claw are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Cat's Claw

Excessive intake of Cat's Claw may involve the following risks:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Not recommended for use when trying to conceive
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Cat's Claw: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Cat's Claw) include:

  • Uncaria tomentosa

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