Native to Peru’s virgin rainforests, this medicinal vine is known as the “Amazonian miracle of herbal medicine.” It is used to treat illnesses that attack the immune system, like cancer or HIV. The tribes of the Amazon hold this herb sacred because of its great contribution to medicine. Its other names include uña de gato, samento, rangaya, garabato, bejucote and Uncaria tomentosa.
Harvest: from the fifth to tenth month one year after sowing.
Cat’s claw is a powerful anti-inflammatory with antimutagenic properties that strengthen the immune system.