Has been used by Ashaninka people of Peru for at least 2000 years
Rich in active constituents
Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa), or Uña de Gato, is a climbing vine from the Peruvian Amazon. It gains its name from the barbed ‘claws’ with which it climbs the rainforest canopy.
These Cat’s Claw tea bags contain added Cinnamon, Ginger, Cardamon and Orange peel, giving the tea a pleasant, warming taste which will make you want to curl up with a good book.
Cat’s 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.
Teabags: 840mg pure shredded Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) bark in each 2000mg teabag, Orange peel, Cinnamon, Cardamon, Ginger.
Teabags: Infuse in freshly boiled water for 3-5 minutes