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Devil’s Claw: Health Benefits beyond Pain Relief

Devil’s claw is an herbal painkiller that is commonly used to treat bone and muscle pain including osteoarthritis and back pain. The herb comes from a southern African plant Harpagophytum procumbens (Burchell) that is also known as grapple plant and takes its name from the claw-like hooks that cover the plant’s large fruits. Natives have used this herb as medicine for thousands of years to reduce pain and fever, treat liver, kidney and skin problems […]