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Harpagophytum, Devil's claw, anti-inflammatory arthritis

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Harpagophytum Disorders Rheumatism, lumbar pain, tendinitis, dyspepsia, constipation, diarrhea, aerophagia, ulcers, boils, headache (headache), menstruation

Diseases Arthritis, gout, tendonitis, gout, back pain, diabetes, osteoarthritis

Beneficial Anti-inflammatory

Harpagophytum description

The harpagophytum or commonly devil's claw, is a herbaceous and creeping plant that can grow up to five feet long. It consists of lignified roots that can reach a weight of 1.5 kg. The leaves of the harpagophytum are green in color and have a pointed appearance. While the flowers are ample and of a beautiful purplish red. As for the fruit of the harpagophytum, it would be more related to well hooked claws which allow it to cling to the animals which graze them and thus ensure their dissemination. These are the tuberous roots that are used for medicinal purposes.

Harpago culture

The harpagophytum is a plant that has a predilection for dry and hot climates, located especially in Africa in its desert regions and more precisely in the Kalahari desert as well as in the steppes of Namibia and even Madagascar. But we also find the harpagophytum on the side of Botswana and in all the south of this African continent. The popularity of the harpago is such that the capital of Namibia, Windhoek gave it one of its common names.

Harpagophytum its composition

The harpagophytum consists mainly of the most significant bitter principles with beta-sitosterol, but also irridoid glucosides with harpagoside, as well as harpagoquinone, phenylpropanoids, and phytosterols, flavonoids, triterpenes, unsaturated fatty acids with cinnamic and chlorogenic acid.

And finally, it includes sugars, minerals with calcium, phosphorus, but also magnesium and potassium, as well as iron and copper and silicon. As well as many vitamins, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B9 and vitamin B12, but also vitamin C and beta-carotene.

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Harpagophytum and its medicinal properties

Did you know that it is extremely coveted by the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world for its therapeutic virtues.

Joint, muscle, skeleton:

The harpagophytum is a plant that mainly targets its medicinal properties on the joints such as chondroitin and glucosamine, and all the troubles and inconveniences that revolve around the articular system and in the degeneration of the locomotor system.

It should be noted that the harpagophytum is approved by the ESCOP, as well as the German commission E as being a first-rate anti-inflammatory and without any articular, muscular, and bone side effects.

The Harpagophytum and Joints all over the sphere help relieve athletes and the elderly and relieve damaged cartilage.

Several studies have verified the soothing and anti-inflammatory power of harpagophytum for lower back pain, but also more generally for anything related to arthritic problems (arthritis) and osteoarthritis, tendonitis in sportsmen and women. also rheumatism. In addition, it provides joint flexibility and a most beneficial and healthy vitality.

Digestive system:

ESCOP and the German commission E have certified the virtues of harpagophytum in the recovery and treatment of dyspepsia, but especially in many diseases that affect the liver but also the kidneys, the gallbladder and the bladder .

Several clinical studies over long periods (3 years) have demonstrated the effectiveness of in relieving intestinal pain, but in the same way constipation or diarrhea or even flatulence. By its effect of stimulation and regulation of digestion, the harpagophytum reduces gastrointestinal, hepatic and renal disorders such as heartburn, but also concerns about the evacuation of uric acid which causes gout, among other things.

In many other areas, it excels thanks to its regulation of cholesterol levels, to help regulate certain diabetes, and the hardening of the arteries, but also for its calming and anti-inflammatory actions on menstruation disorders, headaches (headaches), applied externally it is said to treat wounds, and other skin lesions such as boils and ulcers.

Harpago other uses

The name devil's claw is said to come from a legend that says that when animals hurt themselves with the quills of the harpagophytum, they began to jump and thrash furiously to get rid of it, which looked like an evil frenetic dance. Harpagophytum comes in capsules, herbal teas, powder.

It helps to heal

Rheumatism, lumbar pain, tendonitis, dyspepsia, constipation, diarrhea, aerophagia, ulcers, boils, arthritis, gout, diabetes, menstruation, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, osteoarthritis, headache