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  • Writer's pictureLeonie Quigley

Herb of the Week

Devils Claw - Scientific name (Harpagophytum procumbens)

Parts used: Root

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Antirheumatic – prevents and relieves inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles and connective tissue caused by rheumatism

Analgesic – relieves pain

Bitter tonic – stimulates salivary glands to improve digestion.


Do not use if you have a peptic (stomach) ulcer.

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