Botanical name: Uncaria rhynchophylla
Part used: Dried vine, twig and thorn
Ingredients: Dried Uncaria rhynchophylla, certified organic non-GMO cane alcohol, organic apple cider vinegar and pure Adirondack water.
Percentage of alcohol used: 60-65%
Percentage of organic apple cider vinegar: 5%
Ratio plant to menstruum: 1:5
Safety considerations: Not to be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. If you are using pharmaceuticals, please consult with your health care provider before taking herbs.
About: This is an evergreen climbing shrub/vine from south China and Japan. It is sweet, bitter and cooling and has a long history of use in Chinese medicine. Best used in formula or taken with other herbs.
Recommended Dosage: 10-30 drops 1/8-1/4 tsp, 3 times per day in juice or water. *Please note our recommended dosage may differ from other sources.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Also available as a Glycerite: https://woodlandessence.com/products/chinese-cats-claw-glycerite?variant=19909448728669
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