A. Vogel Devil's Claw is a health supplement used for rheumatic conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular pain, sciatica, bursitis, gout, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, hayfever.
Inflammation is a defensive response of the body to injury which causes widening (dilation) of blood vessels with redness, pain, heat & swelling.The process involves the release of prostaglandins which stimulate pain receptors.
- Rheumatic conditions
- Painful/inflammatory conditions: (muscular pain, sciatica, bursitis, gout & fibromyalgia
- Autoimmune conditions: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) & rheumatoid arthritis
- Allergies: Hayfever
- Sports injuries
Devil's Claw has been shown to be beneficial in acute & chronic conditions of the musculoskeletal system, where inflammation is present. It reduces pain & inflammation probably mediated through the corticosteroid-likeaction.
The ability for Devil's Claw to be of help in autoimmune conditions may make it useful in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis & SLE.
Its action in stabilising the immune system gives Devil's Claw a role in the treatment of allergies such as hay fever.