Originally from southern Africa and the island of Madagascar, Devil’s Claw, has been used medicinally for hundreds of years as an herbal supplement to support health issues such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and lower back pain. In addition, African tribes have been using Devil’s Claw to treat gastrointestinal difficulties for years.
Devil’s claw name is derived from the herb’s unusual fruits, which are covered with numerous small claw-like appendages. However, the fruits aren’t used in herbal supplements as most of the extracts are produced from the secondary roots.
Studies have shown some positives results for Devil’s claw supplements. Researchers have found that devil’s claw supplements can alleviate arthritic pain symptoms if product is taken on a daily basis. Recommended dosage may vary depending on age, diet and the severity of the osteoarthritis. In most cases, an average of 600mg to 1200mg of devil’s claw extract per day should be enough to obtain results from natural supplements.
Several brands of natural supplements have been using Devil’s claw in the herbal formulations, along with other herbs, in products for osteoarthritis. Arthritis is one of the most difficult health problems to get immediate results and some people have experienced significant improvements from continue use of Devils’ claw supplements.
|Nature’s Way – Standardized Devil’s Claw – 90 Capsules|
|Nature’s Answer – Devil’s Claw Root Alcohol Free – 1 oz.|