Botanical Name: Harpagophytum procumbens Common Names: Grapple plant, wood spider
Herb: Devil's Claw - Organic - 1 Oz.
Devil's Claw is used for:
- “hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis)
- muscle pain (myalgia)
- back pain
- chest pain
- gastrointestinal (GI) upset or heart burn
- migraine headache
- difficulties in childbirth
- menstrual problems
- allergic reactions
- loss of appetite
- kidney / bladder disease.
Some people apply devil’s claw to the skin for injuries and other skin conditions.
Devil’s claw contains chemicals that might decrease inflammation and swelling and the resulting pain.