Devil's claw was introduced to Europe in the early 1900s, where the dried roots have been used to restore appetite, relieve heartburn, and reduce pain and inflammation. Today, devil's claw is used widely in Germany and France to fight inflammation or headache, and low back pain.
People may use the inner bark of the root and stem for medicine. Devil's claw has been known to be used for arthritis, cancer, wounds, fever, tuberculosis, stomach trouble, cough, colds, sore throat, diabetes, low blood sugar, and pneumonia. It has also been used for emptying the bowels and may/induce vomiting.
It is often adding to water, food or tea as an extra boost!
The organic compounds in herbs contain many impressive health benefits, varying widely depending on the species. Some help by boosting psychological health, others by reducing the risk of cancer, regulating bowel movement, fighting inflammation, or simply by their rich content of various antioxidants. These are essential nutrients the body uses to fight various health problems, support cardiovascular health, or fight against bacteria.
Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. In addition to medicines, herbs are often used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and as fragrances.
Although certain herbs have medical science behind their use, and are even used by medical professionals in treatments. We encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications. Always consult your doctor before trying to treat, diagnose, or cure any medical condition, as they know what is best specifically for you.