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Devil's claw is a plant native to South Africa and is also referred to as grapple plant or wood spider. Its more common name Devil's Claw refers to the plants unusual appearance with hook-like shoots protruding out of its fruit. It is the tuberous roots of the Devil's Claw which have been discovered for its health benefitting properties in supporting and maintaining joints.
The Devil's Claw tuber contains constituents which are thought to have an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving affect on the body, particularly harpagoside which is a member of the iridoid glycoside family. Harpagoside has been used throughout Africa in Europe for over 350 years as a joint flexibility aid.
Devil's Claw is used in many herbal preparations to help relieve the symptoms of many joint disorders and discomforts as its active constituent Harpagoside is thought to have anti-rheumatic effects.
Taken as part of a healthy and balanced diet, Devil's Claw may have the following benefits to your health:
Swanson recommend you take two capsules, two or three times a day with a glass of water.
Swansons Devil's Claw 500mg is available in quantities of 100 capsules making this an economic choice in the maintenance of your joints.
Swanson Devil's Claw contains 1gram of Devil's Claw (Harpagophytumprocumbens) (root). Other ingredients may also include microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), magnesium stearate and or silica.
Swanson's Devil's Claw capsules also contain gelatin making these an unsuitable choice for vegetarians.
Taking Devils Claw may cause an increase in the secretion of stomach acid, therefore it is not recommended that Devil's Claw is consumed by those suffering from stomach or duodenal ulcers. Professional advice should also be sought if you have ever had gallstones.Natural therapies carry a risk of contraindications when combined with various other treatments and conditions. It is therefore essential that you check with your Doctor before embarking on any new or complimentary health therapies.
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