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Nutrient - Cat’s Claw

(Uncaria tomentosa)

By Nutri People

The thorny vines of this Peruvian herb look like cats claws, hence the name. The red inner bark contains actives called ‘alkaloids’ and ‘polyphenols’. Cat's Claw is a superfood, with many health uses. It is high in free radical scavenging antioxidants, including beta carotene. It supports a healthy immune system, especially when challenged. Cat's Claw supports a healthy digestive system, especially the stomach and bowels. It promotes a healthy urinary tract and urine flow through the kidneys. It helps regulate blood pressure, blood flow and a healthy menstrual cycle. It helps maintain a healthy liver and lungs, joints, heart, blood vessels and skin. Cat's Claw helps balance mood and energy and may be helpful after alcohol.


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