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Devil's Claw Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Devil's Claw
Glycemic Index / Load
Devil's Claw
Botanical Name
Harpagophytum Procumbens, Martynia Annua, Pedaliaceae family
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Harpagophytum Procumbens   -   Mother Tincture

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Devil's Claw Cures


Action of Devil's Claw

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Devil's Claw

Devil's Claw
Combines With

Taste of
Devil's Claw

Parts Used

Tuberous Roots, Leaves. Seed, Rhizome

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Devil's Claw

It may cause Gastric, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain.
Avoid usage during Pregnancy.
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Devil's Claw is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in an arid climate.
It grows up to 1.7 M.
Best used for Arthritis.


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Materia Medica for Devil's Claw

Devil's Claw General

Devil’s Claw is known as Baghnakh in Ayurveda. Devil’s Claw is used to cure Migraine and Headache.
It has Antiallergic factors. This helps the body to fight for Infections. If you have Chest pain and Congestion, Take Devil’s claw.
It reduces the blood pressure and is beneficial in treating Arrhythmia.
Its Antiinflammatory property gives relief from Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Gout. It is used to treat Bursitis and Tendonitis too.
It is used to lower the body temperature. It eases the Muscles Pain and Back Pain.
Devil’s Claw is used externally for Skin Problems such as Ulcer and Boils. It is beneficial for Skin Lesions and Sores too.
It improves digestion and strengthens the Digestive Tract. It promotes the production of digestive juices. Hence it is good in low Appetite.
It is beneficial for Stomach Problems such as Gastritis and Dyspepsia.
Devil’s Claw is a good herbal treatment for Peptic ulcers. It reduces the risk of gastrointestinal Infections and Heartburn.
It is a good tonic for the Liver. It is used in Gallstones. It regulates the functions of Pancreas and Gallbladder.
It removes the toxins from the Blood. Hence it is good for Kidney Diseases and Bladder Infections.
Devil’s Claw is a good herbal remedy for Atherosclerosis. It improves the poor blood circulation.
Devil’s Claw is a women friendly Herb. It eases the difficult menses. If you are getting some problems at childbirth,take Devil's Claw.
Keywords : Fever, Migraine, Headache, Chest Pain, High Blood Pressure, Gastritis, Dyspepsia, Anorexia, Heartburn, Atherosclerosis, Bladder Infections, Gallstones, Peptic Ulcers, Skin Lesions,Boils, Difficult Menses, Muscles Pain, Arthritis, Ulcers, Sores.
Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Devil's Claw is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered root in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
Single Herb

Devil's Claw ( Baghnakh ) for Tick bite

Prepare a decoction of Devil's claw. Have it two times a day.

Devil's Claw ( Baghnakh ) for Gout

Prepare a tea of Devil's Claw leaves. Have a cup every day.
Or: Have 2 Devil's Claw capsules in a day.

Devil's Claw ( Baghnakh ) for Swollen Elbow

If Gout is the cause for a Swollen Elbow then use Devil's Claw.
Take some leaves of Devil's Claw. Prepare a tea with them and drink one cup once a day.

Devil's Claw ( Baghnakh ) for Joint Pain

Soak one teaspoon root powder of Devil's Claw ( Baghnakh ) in 250 ml water for overnight. Strain this mixture in the morning. Drink this mixture once daily for best results.

Devil's Claw for Claw Hand

Apply a poultice, made of Devil's Claw leaves paste and little lukewarm water over the affected area.

Devil's Claw For Body Pain

It reduces the pain associated with Headache, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis and Lower Back.
Take dried Devil's Claw root. Make a fine powder and soak 1 teaspoon in water for overnight. Next morning, strain and drink that water once in a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Arthritis 5

Prepare a decoction of Devil's Claw, Celery Seed and Bogbean leaves. Drink twice a day.
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26 May 2015
Is it available in the form of powder?
Vaidya sudhir dogra ( India/himachal pardesh )
17 Jul 2016
From where i can get devil claw.
Dr. arun bansal ( India/punjab )
16 Aug 2016
From where can I get devils claw.....nettle root and kill berries
Yogeswari ( India/tamilnadu )
23 Dec 2017
How to take devil claw for arthritis
Alek ( Iran )
08 Aug 2018
My wife has vaginal dryness and sore and bigger breasts after using devil claws!! Does it have any side effect on hormonal ballancing like estrogen and progestrone ?
It has cause fibroma in inter vaginal tissues before after 2 month use.
Is there any answer and comment and experiences!!
30 Sep 2018
No it has no side effects
Kamal Kumar jaiswal ( Maharashtra india )
30 Sep 2018
I want to sell baghnakha root and fruut please call at 9730289279
Kamal Kumar jaiswal ( Maharashtra india )
30 Sep 2018
I want to sell baghnakha root and fruut please call at 9730289279
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