Cat's Claw - Herbs for Dogs and Cats

cat's claw for dogs and cats
In this article:
  1. About Cat's Claw 
  2. Health Benefits for Dogs and Cats
  3. Dosing Guideline

1. About Cat’s Claw

Cat’s Claw is native vine of Peru, which can be found in areas of high altitude, winding itself around trees. The medicinal form of Cat’s Claw is derived from the bark and the root of the plant. 
 
There are two species of cat’s claw commonly used for medicinal purposes:
  1. Uncaria guianenses
  2. Uncaria tomentosa
Cat's claw is available in dry powder, tea, tincture and supplement form.

2. Health Benefits for Dogs and Cats

A partial list
Allergies (environmental), hay fever Asthma
Arthritis - osteoarthritis - rheumatoid arthritis 
Chronic fatigue
Digestive System disorders, for example:
- Colitis
- Gastritis
- Leaky gut
- Stomach ulcers
Cancer (particularly urinary tract cancer)
Cleansing of the kidneys
Parasites
Respiratory issues
Viral infections
Wound Healing
 
3. Dosing Guideline

     Weight
Dry Powders

Teas
Capsules/Tablets
Tinctures
1-10 lbs
a small pinch up to 1/8 tsp
less than 1/4 cup, 1-3 times/day
1/2 capsule, 1-3 times/day
1-3 drops, 2-3 times/day
10-20 lbs
1 larger pinch - 1/8 to ¼ tsp
1/4 cup, 1-3 times/day
1/2-1 capsule/tablet, 1-3 times/day
3-5 drops, 2-3 times/day
20-50 lbs
2 pinches - 1 teaspoon
1/4-1/2 cup, 1-3 times/day
1-2 capsules/tablets, 2-3 times/day
5-10 drops, 2-3 times/day
50-100 lbs
2 pinches - 2 teaspoons
1/2-1 cup, 1-3 times/day
1-2 capsules/tablets, 3-4 times/day
20 drops, 2-3 times/day
Over 100 lbs
up to 1 tablespoon
up to 1 cup 3 times/day
adult human dose
adult human dose
  
 
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Article and graphics by Karen Rosenfeld.

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