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Cat's Claw Usage

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Effect of Cat's Claw on Lyme Disease

Cat's claw is considered to be one of the main herbs that can help lower, or even eliminate, lyme spirochete loads in the body, support the innate immune function to help respond to the borrelia...

Read more about Lyme Disease and Cat's Claw.

What Is Cat's Claw Used for Today?

Cat's claw is most often marketed as a treatment for viral diseases, such as herpes , shingles , AIDS , and feline leukemia virus. However, the evidence for these uses is extremely preliminary.

The most meaningful study yet performed on cat's claw suggests that the Uncaria guianensisspecies might be helpful for an entirely different condition: osteoarthritis . 1 In addition, one double-blind trial indicates that a certain type of Uncaria tomentosamay be modestly helpful for people with rheumatoid arthritis . 2 Cat's claw has also been proposed as a treatment for allergies and stomach ulcers , but there is no meaningful evidence as yet that it is effective for these conditions.

References

  1. Piscoya J, Rodriguez Z, Bustamante SA, et al. Efficacy and safety of freeze-dried cat's claw in osteoarthritis of the knee: mechanisms of action of the species Uncaria guianensis. Inflamm Res. 2001;50:442-448.
  2. Mur E, Hartig F, Eibl G, Schirmer M. Randomized double blind trial of an extract from the pentacyclic alkaloid-chemotype of uncaria tomentosa for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 29(4):678-81.
 
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