Cat’s Claw Powder Immune & Inflammation Support* – Cats and Dogs

C$10.00C$24.00

CAT’S CLAW whole food, human grade, whole plant, organic extract powder from the inner bark of the plant is a large, woody flowering vine that has rounded hook-like thorns that resembles the claws of a cat, and grows up to 100 feet tall in the Amazon rain forests of Peru.

CAT’S CLAW has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the world’s most important medicinal plants related to its potential alkaloid benefits to help support balanced immune response and glycoside content which may help limit excessive inflammation, making it an ideal general wellness and health boosting addition to all life stage diets.

CAT’S CLAW contains natural plant antioxidants, sterols, oxidole alkaloids, Prebiotics and Probiotics, digestive enzymes, inulin, fructooligosaccharides (FOS), lysophosphatidic acids (LPA), quinovic acid, glycosides, carboxyl alkyl esters, tannins, catechins and procyanidins and is prized for its potential potent adaptogenic and anti-inflammatory actions.

CAT’S CLAW is also known for its support of deep immune function, in part, due to its adaptogenic actions which may help soothe an over-reactive immune system or help stimulate an under performing immune system, as needed.

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Provides Nutrients and Antioxidants

CAT’S CLAW may help limit excessive inflammation, both of which may help play an essential role in limiting disease progression as well as conditional needs related to arthritis and muscle strain, pain and injury.

CAT’S CLAW has been attributed with helping support native gut flora and may help address stomach disorders such as ulcers as well as conditional needs related to:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome,
  • Crohn’s,
  • Ulcerative Colitis,
  • Diverticulitis,
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD),
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH),
  • Prostatitis and ulcers,
  • Colitis,
  • Dyspepsia (gas, vomiting, bloat) as well as other bowel conditions.

CAT’S CLAW is also used for conditional needs related to joint inflammation and symptoms of rheumatism, pain, and swelling due to arthritis, including osteoarthritis,

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD), Osteoporosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA due to its plant actions to help suppress inflammatory agents that can degrade cartilage, while activating a cartilage-protective biochemical, potentially helping to preserve healthy cartilage in aging joints or joints subject to other diseases.

CAT’S CLAW is a rare plant that is able to safely cross the blood-brain barrier to provide vital nutrition to the brain and as a neuro-protector, may provide cognitive support by helping remove amyloid plaque build-up in the brain, may help support healthy brain ecology by helping limit excessive neuro inflammation (important for Lyme infection and aging pets); and its natural plant nutrition may help improve memory and help reduce memory impairment (important for pets with Alzheimer’s, sometimes referred to as dog and cat dementia).

For animal use only.

SUGGESTED USE

  • For general immune system support;
  • for compromised & convalescing animals;
  • for animals with digestive upset;
  • for use in colder climates & during fall & winter months;
  • for animals in a kennel or shelter.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Do not give to pregnant or nursing pets, pets about to be bred or scheduled for surgery within 2 weeks nor pets using immune suppressants.
  • Cautioned for use with hypoglycemic and diabetic pets.
  • May potentiate insulin, diabetic, sedative, blood thinning and blood pressure lowering drugs.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

  • May strengthen the effects of insulin, diabetic, Coumadin, blood-thinning drugs and blood pressure lowering drugs (antihypertensive drugs) as it can interact and slow down the rate in which the liver breaks down medications such as Lovastatin, Rimadyl, Ketoconazole, Itraconazole,  Fexofenadine (Allegra), Triazolam (Halcion) and others.
  • Consult your vet.

CAUTIONS

  • Cat’s Claw may reduce platelet aggregation and is cautioned for pets using blood pressure or blood thinning medications.
  • Cat’s claw might cause the immune system to become more active.
  • If your cat/dog has one of these conditions, consult with your Vet provider prior to use.
  • Water and fat soluble, Cat’s Claw can be taken via capsules, smoothies and broths or used with raw, home cooked or baked meal diets.

Consult your Veterinary.

SUGGESTED FEEDING CHART

  • PET’S WEIGHT    AMOUNT 1X DAILY
    • 1-10 lbs   …………………….. 1/8 tsp
    • 11-25 lbs   …………………….. 1/4 tsp
    • 26-50 lbs  …………………….. 1/2 tsp
    • 51-75 lbs   …………………….. 3/4 tsp
    • 76+ lbs      …………………….. 1 tsp

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add powder to your dog or cat’s meal daily.
  • Best if added to canned wet food, home prepared meals and treats, raw, dehydrated or hybrid diets.
  • Each level tablespoon contains approximately 5 grams of Cat’s Claw Powder. 

* The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements refer to holistic uses only and are not supported by medical research. The information contained in this plant file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care. The plant described herein is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose, mitigate or prevent any disease or condition.
* As indicated by holistic veterinarians.

All products are free of gluten, artificial flavors, colorants and preservatives.

In accordance with the ‘Do No Harm’ policy, no animal testing is carried out whatsoever.