Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum Procumbens)


Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum Procumbens) can help with the following

Musculo-Skeletal  

Osteoarthritis

A Devil’s Clas extract (60mg harpagoside per day) improved pain in a study of 85 patients with knee osteoarthritis, and 61 patients with hip osteoarthritis. [Phytomedicine 2002;9(3): pp.181-194]



 

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Devil’s claw root has an anti-inflammatory property and has been used to treat rheumatic disorders. It can help reduce pain and inflammation associated with polymyalgia. Take 3 extract tablets, or simmer 1 tsp. of devil’s claw root in 1 cup of water for fifteen minutes. Drink three times daily for four weeks. Rest for two weeks, and then begin again.



Pain  

Low Back Pain / Problems

A Devil’s Clas extract (60mg harpagoside per day) improved pain in a study of 104 patients with non-specific low back pain. [Phytomedicine 2002;9(3): pp.181-194]



Key

May do some good
Likely to help

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