Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)

Parts used

Leaves and roots

Properties

Alterative, anti-inflammatory, antilithic, antirheumatic, blood purifier, diuretic, lithotriptic, stimulant

Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)

Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)

Primary nutrients

Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, protein, selenium, silicon, sodium, vitamins A and C, zinc

For centuries, Devil’s Claw has been used to treat various ailments without any harmful side effects. It has been used to help with joint pain, liver ailments, kidney disorders, arthritis, rheumatism, hardening of the arteries and stomach problems.

It is considered to be a great cleanser for removing impurities. Regular use may help to improve hardened vascular walls. Even a healthy individual may benefit from using Devil’s Claw once a year to cleanse the body of impurities.

Research has indicated that Devil’s Claw may help relieve gout and joint pain.

Primary Applications

Arteriosclerosis
Arthritis
Blood impurities
Cholesterol, high
Diabetes
Gastric disorders
Headaches
Inflammation
Kidney problems
Liver disorders
Pollution, effects of
Rheumatism
Urinary problem

Secondary Applications

Gallbladder problems
Gallstones
Gout
Malaria

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