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Anti-aging Research > Devil's Claw.
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
News & Research:
New 'Biofactories' Produce Rare Healing Substances In Endangered Devil's
Claw Plant - Science Daily, 8/16/09
Herbal Medicine May Be Effective for Low Back Pain - Medscape, 1/16/07 -
"Short-term treatments with certain herbal medicines
(including Devil's claw and willow bark) are effective for relief of acute
low back pain"
3 Herbal Medicines
May Ease Back Pain - WebMD, 4/18/06 -
"A 60-milligram daily dose of devil's claw also
appeared to cut back pain as much as a 12.5-milligram daily dose of Vioxx, a
painkiller no longer on the market due to a rise in the risk of
cardiovascular events -- such as heart attackheart attack and strokestroke
-- in some patients"
Patients Seek Natural Alternatives to NSAIDs - Clinical Psychiatry News,
7/05 - "The treatments significantly improved the
pain level and joint mobility in study participants"
- Playing the Devil’s
(Claw) Advocate: Herbal Medicine for Back, Knee, and Hip Pain
- New Hope Natural Media, 8/29/02
- Natural Remedies for
Osteoarthritis: Now, More than Ever - New Hope Natural Media, 8/15/02 -
"Other natural substances that have been reported to
relieve the symptoms of OA include
vitamin E (600 to 1,200 IU per day), Devil's
claw, cat's claw and
Gentle Devil's Claw - Nutrition Science News, 4/01
Ease Gout Pain - Nutrition Science News, 7/99
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