Devils Claw has been used medicinally for thousands of years by the San and Khoi people of the Kalahari Desert.
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Devil’s Claw has been used medicinally for thousands of years by the San and Khoi people of the Kalahari Desert. Ancient African healers would use this root to treat a spectrum of complaints, ranging from pain during child birth, fevers, wounds and joint pain to its most common application for indigestion. Devil’s Claw is one of the most frequently used home remedies for arthritis. A natural anti-inflammatory, it relieves the symptoms of arthritis and also digestive problems. Devil’s Claw also contains useful bioflavonoids and phytosterols which are plant-based antioxidants with antispasmodic properties.
|Botanical Name||Harpagophytum procumbens|
|Country of Origin||South Africa|
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