Cat’s Claw, native to the Amazon and Central American rainforests, cat’s claw bark and root have been used for centuries by South Americans as a remedy for inflammatory conditions like arthritis and gastritis.

It is also known as Uncaria tomentosa, Uncaria guianesis, una de gato, and life-giving vine of Peru. Cat’s claw may have immune-modulating and antioxidant properties, lower blood pressure, and act as a diuretic. Shown to assist in alleviating the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lyme disease, and some cancers.