Rio Amazon Cat's Claw Bark 500mg

£12.99

SKU: 20500
  • Contributes to the immune system
  • Helps maintain flexible joints
  • Contains antioxidants

Cat’s claw or ‘Uña de gato’ is a climbing vine native to the Peruvian Amazon, which gains its name from the barbed ‘claws’ with which it climbs the jungle canopy. Cat’s claw has been used by rainforest tribes to contribute to the immune system and helps to maintain flexible joints, and it is still well known for these benefits today.

There are many actives in Cat's claw - including alkaloids thought to contribute to the immune system, and a group of chemicals called quinovic acid glycosides. Other actives are carboxyl alkyl esters, sterols (beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol and campesterol) and antioxidants.

Usage

Take 3 capsules (1.5g Cat’s Claw Bark) per day, before food. Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Keep out of reach of children. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Ingredients

Pure Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) powdered bark. Capsule shell: vegetable cellulose.

About Rio Amazon

The Rio Amazon collection brings you a selection of unique, high-quality botanical extracts and superfoods, free from unnecessary additives and fillers. Many of the products can also be bought in tea format, with our Rio Amazon Tea range.

 

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