Cat´s Claw 90 Tea Bags
- Also known as ´de gato´
- Helps to maintain flexible joints
- Contributes to the immune system
Cats claw or a de gato is a climbing vine that is native to the Peruvian Amazon and gains its name from the barbed claws with which it climbs the jungle canopy. Cats claw has been used by rainforest tribes to contribute to the immune system and helps to maintain flexible joints, and it is still well known for these benefits today.
There are many actives in Cat´s claw - including alkaloids thought to contribute to the immune system, and a group of chemicals called quinovic acid glycosides. Other actives are carboxyl alkyl esters, sterols (beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol and campesterol) and antioxidants.
Cats claw is a bitter herb, which is why Rio Trading Cats claw teabags contain added Cinnamon, Ginger, Cardamon and Orange peel, giving the tea a pleasant, warming taste, making it ideal for the cold winter months. The loose tea contains no additives, but spices can be added to taste.
Infuse 1 teabag in a cup of boiling water for 5-10 minutes then sweeten to taste with honey or sugar.
Cats Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) extract, Orange peel, Cinnamon, Cardamon, Ginger. Teabag: Unbleached paper.
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