European researchers discovered Devil's Claw Root in Namibia at the beginning of this century. It was used as a folk remedy for the aged until it was proven as a therapeutic agent in treating arthritis. Controlled clinical research in Europe compared the efficacy of a standard anti-arthritic drug with that of Devil's Claw Root. The results revealed Devil's Claw Root to be more effective in reducing pain and inflammation and produced no unpleasant side-effects. One unexpected benefit was the relief of constipation. Those who follow the Devil's Claw Root regime find a reduction in pain and swelling and are also impressed to discover their cholesterol and blood sugar levels have normalized. The anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties of Devil's Claw Root are generally observed in a few weeks.
Arthritis does not just develop overnight. The underlying causes are to be found in the degenerative changes brought about by faulty nutritional habits. The human body has marvellous regenerative abilities but it needs the proper fuel to do its work. A dietary change, eliminating sugar, white flour, caffeine and alcohol, and reducing red meat, and dairy products, is an excellent adjunct to your Devil's Claw therapy. There is growing research which demonstrates the relationship between food allergies and arthritis.
Elimination diets or blood tests can determine food hyper-sensitivities. Approximately 10% of arthritics find their symptoms are relieved when they eliminate food from the nightshade family i.e., peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, paprika, and tobacco. Stress, an important trigger in arthritic flare-ups, can be controlled by supplementation with vitamin C and a B complex especially vitamin B3 and pantothenic acid and daily doses of flax seed oil caps along with your Devil's Claw.
Each Capsule Contains:
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)...................................................200 mg*
(10 mg Harpagosides, 6:1 root extract) *equivalent to 1200 mg fresh root
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)(Secondary root tuber)..............210 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Magnesium stearate, hypromellose, maltodextrin, colloidal silica gel.
Adults: Take 2 capsules 2 times per day. Use for a minimum 2-3 months to see beneficial effects.