Devils Claw is named thus because of the resemblance to claws when the
flower turns into a seed pod. Natures Sunshine uses the secondary tubers in
Grown in the Kalahari desert, it is said that the Africans used this herb for
a wide variety of purposes in an infusion. They also used it topically for
boils, sores and ulcers.
Many find relief from the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis,
osteo more so than rheumatoid
Devil's Claw also provides the nutrition to secrete stomach acids, and this
is why those suffering from stomach and duodenal ulcers should not take it. It
could cause pain.
Common names: Grapple plant, wood
spider, devils claw.
See precautions below please.