Una de Gato GP - References

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Indication: decreased immune response, weakened organism, gastrointestinal tract mucous lining damage, tumor prevention.

Actions: potent antioxidant, adaptogen, strengthens the immune system, has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral activity, lowers the risk of developing tumors, helps to detoxify the body.

Ingredients (per one capsule):

Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa (Willd.) DC) (4:1 bark extract standardized to 3% total oxindole alkaloids; equivalent to 1400 mg of crude herb) - 350 mg.

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Una de Gato GP - References:

  1. De Martino L, Martinot JL, Franceschelli S, Leone A, Pizza C, De Feo V. Proapoptotic effect of Uncaria tomentosa extracts. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006 Aug 11;107(1):91-4. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

  2. Keplinger K, Laus G, Wurm M, et al. Uncaria tomentosa (Willd.) DC. - ethnomedicinal use and new pharmacological, toxicological and botanical results. J Ethnopharmacol 1999;64:23-34.

  3. Steinberg, Phillip N., C.N.C., Cat's Claw Update (Uncaria Tomentosa) That Wondrous Herb from the Peruvian Rain Forest, Townsend Letter for Doctors, August/September, 1995.

  4. Sheng Y, Bryngelsson C, Pero R. Enhanced DNA repair, immune function and reduced toxicity of C-MED-100, a novel aqueous extract from Uncaria tomentosa. J Ethnopharmacol 2000;69:115-126.

  5. Piscoya J, Rodriguez Z, Bustamante SA, Okuhama NN, Miller MJ, Sandoval M. Efficacy and safety of freeze-dried cat's claw in osteoarthritis of the knee: mechanisms of action of the species Uncaria guianensis. Inflamm Res. 2001 Sep;50(9):442-8.

  6. Sandoval-Chacón M, Thompson JH, Zhang XJ, Liu X, Mannick EE, Sadowska-Krowicka H, Charbonnet RM, Clark DA, Miller MJ. Antiinflammatory actions of cat's claw: the role of NF-kappaB. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 1998 Dec;12(12):1279-89.

  7. García Prado E, García Gimenez MD, De la Puerta Vázquez R, Espartero Sánchez JL, Sáenz Rodríguez MT. Antiproliferative effects of mitraphylline, a pentacyclic oxindole alkaloid of Uncaria tomentosa on human glioma and neuroblastoma cell lines. Phytomedicine. 2007 Apr;14(4):280-4. Epub 2007 Feb 12.

  8. Riva L, Coradini D, Di Fronzo G, De Feo V, De Tommasi N, De Simone F, Pizza C. The antiproliferative effects of Uncaria tomentosa extracts and fractions on the growth of breast cancer cell line. Anticancer Res. 2001 Jul-Aug;21(4A):2457-61.

  9. Sheng Y; Bryngelsson C; Pero R W. Enhanced DNA repair, immune function and reduced toxicity of C-MED-100, a novel aqueous extract from Uncaria tomentosa.
    Journal of ethnopharmacology 2000;69(2):115-26.

  10. Sheng Y, Li L, Holmgren K, Pero RW. DNA repair enhancement of aqueous extracts of Uncaria tomentosa in a human volunteer study. Phytomedicine. 2001 Jul;8(4):275-82.

  11. Renzo Alberto Ccahuana-Vasquez; Silvana Soléo Ferreira dos Santos; Cristiane Yumi Koga-Ito; Antonio Olavo Cardoso Jorge. Antimicrobial activity of Uncaria tomentosa against oral human pathogens. Braz. oral res. vol.21 no.1 Sгo Paulo Jan./Mar. 2007