Product name:Harpagophytum procumbens extract
Description: Harpagophytum procumbens (devil's claw) has been used as an analgesic, a remedy for fever and allergies.244 The major chemical constituents of Harpagophytum are iridoid glycosides, phytosterols, aromatic acids, and flavonoids. Glycosides found in the tubers of the plant appear to be the most therapeutically important constituents. Whole-plant extracts appear to have a better therapeutic effect than those prepared from isolated parts.244 A review of clinical trials using H.
Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) is reported to have an anti-inflammatory effect in humans and laboratory animals. The active ingredients are various iridoid glycosides, acetylated phenolic glycosides, and terpenoids. Devil's Claw is primarily marketed for its painkilling and anti inflammatory properties, and has many testimonials claiming relief from rheumatism and other joint disorders (Brien et al 2006). Some human clinical studies report a decrease in pain intensity and an increase in flexibility after supplementation with Devil's Claw extract.