uña de gato

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uña de gato

/uña de ga·to/ (oo´nyah da gah´to) [Sp.] cat's claw.

una de gato (ōōˑ·ny dā·gäˑ·tō),

n Latin name:
Uncaria tomentosa; part used: root bark; uses: inflammation, rheumatism, gastric ulcers, tumors, dysentery, and birth control. Also popular in South American folk medicine for gastric ulcers, arthritis, and wound healing; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, autoimmune diseases, and tuberculosis. Also known as
cat's claw.
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Investigation of Una de Gato 1,7-Deoxyloganic acid and 15NNMR spectroscopic studies on pentacyclic oxindole alkaloids from Uncaria tomentosa.
These new products include Una de Gato, Abuta, Copaiba, Catuaba, Guarana, Iporuro, Maca Andiroba, Pau D'Arco, Chanca Piedra and others, some of which Madera is introducing into the international market for the first time.
The next step will be to promote these new products, but so far demand seems to be solid for some like Guarana, Una de Gato, Copaiba, and Abuta.