Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)

Definition:Cat's claw is a Peruvian rainforest herb with certain alkaloids capable of anti-inflammatory actions, antitumor activity, antiviral actions and the ability to cleanse the intestinal tract. It is thought to signficantly boost the action of the immune system and has been under study for the treatment of both AIDS and cancer.
Applications:Allergies, arthritis, bowel disorders, bursitis, cancer, candida, chemotherapy, chronic fatigue syndrome, cirrhosis, CrohnĈs disease, edema, fibromyalgia, hemorrhoids, hormonal imbalances, inflammation, intestinal disorders, immune system dysfunction, lupus, parasites, PMS, radiation treatments or exposure, toxic poisoning, ulcers and viral infections (influenza, respiratory infections, etc.).
Scientific Updates:Krallendon is the commercialized name for one of the constituents of this herb that has been used to treat AIDS patients either alone or in conjunction with AZT therapy. It has the ability to activate the immune system. It antiviralviral properties have been confirmed in clinical laboratory studies.

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