Devil's claw - Harpagophytum procumbens 100 g
Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) is a plant originating in the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. The plant grows in the savannahs of Namibia, South Africa and Botswana and is named for the appearance of its fruit, which is covered with hooks that get caught in the animal's fur.
African tribes have used devil's claw for centuries. Devil's claw has a rich phytochemical composition. It includes:
Iridoids: Those isolated from devil's claw belong to the so-called true Aucubin-type iridoids.
Flavonoids: This group of compounds act as antioxidants and coloring agents.
Phenolic acids: Devil's claw contains cinnamic acid and its derivatives - caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid.
Ingredients: 100% devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) ground root.
Use: It is recommended to use 1 teaspoon of Devil's claw in a glass of warm water and let it brew for about 10 minutes. Drink 3 times a day.
When using devil's claw, it is important to take a break of 3 weeks after regular use for 8 weeks. After this time you can return to using the herb.
Storage: Store dry and cool
Not everyone can use Devil's Claw.
* The product is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
*The herb can also interact with various medications. It has been proven that using devil's claw together with drugs that lower blood pressure can slightly enhance their effects.
* The presence of gastric or duodenal ulcers.
It is best to consult a doctor or pharmacist when taking herbal preparations, as choosing an appropriate herbal preparation requires as much knowledge as when it comes to a chemical preparation. It should be remembered that these types of preparations can interact with the medications taken, posing a threat to health. Some herbal preparations can have a very strong effect, so you should follow all recommendations and restrictions from the manufacturer.