Uncaria tomentosa


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Uncaria tomentosa

A species used medicinally for its extracts, which include alkaloids used as an anti-inflammatory for arthritis and also for their effects on thinking, concentration, and sedation. It has also been promoted as a treatment for AIDS but without scientific validation.
Synonym: cat's clawUncaria guianensis
See also: Uncaria

Uncaria tomentosa,

n See cat's claw.
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Uncaria tomentosa Exerts Extensive Anti-Neoplastic Effects against the Walker-256 Tumour by Modulating Oxidative Stress and Not by Alkaloid Activity.
Anti-inflammatory activity of two different extracts of Uncaria tomentosa (Rubiaceae).
Gulewicz, "Antiproliferative activity of various Uncaria tomentosa preparations on HL-60 promyelocytic leukemia cells," Pharmacological Reports, vol.
El objetivo principal de este trabajo fue estudiar las condiciones del habitat natural de la especie, evaluando para ello el factor iluminacion y como este influye en el establecimiento y desarrollo de la regeneracion natural de la Uncaria tomentosa (Willd.
Treatment of chemotherapy-induced leukopenia in the rat model with aqueous extract from Uncaria Tomentosa.
Actividad antinitrosativa y antiinflamatoria de los flavonoides de las hojas de Uncaria tomentosa Willd.
Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis (cat's claw) is a vine from the basin of the Amazon River.
Persistent response to pneumococcal vaccine in individuals supplemented with a novel water soluble extract of Uncaria tomentosa, AC-11," Phytomedieine, 2001.
It's made by honey bees fed on a unique diet that includes herbs such as Siberian ginseng, echinacea and uncaria tomentosa.
Uncaria tomentosa extract (cat's claw), used as complementary treatment for AIDS and cancer (36,37), has reduced radiobiocomplex sodium pertechnetate uptake in the heart (28).