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The Cat's claw, Uncaria tormentosa, can be found as a creeping plant, that is to say, of horizontal growth; or as a climbing vine, which can reach lengths of up to 40 meters and heights of up to 20 meters, under optimal conditions of development. Its morphology comprises axillary branches with strongly curved axillary spines, with a cat's claw appearance, which gives it its peculiar name. It belongs to the family of rubiaceaewith whom he shares the characteristic of having a large number of alkaloids from among its secondary metabolites. The Cat's claw is distributed throughout the South American Amazon rainforest, in places where there is plenty of light, and can be found here at Peru in the ecoregion lowland rainforestThis includes the eastern coast of the Andean Cordillera. The best developed specimens can be found at an altitude between 200 and 800 meters above sea level, that is, in Loreto, Madre de Dios, Ucayali, San Martín, etc. Uncaria tormentosa (Cat's claw) possesses abundant groups of secondary metabolites, such as tannins, flavonoids, terpenoids and alkaloidsThe latter group presents a great variety of metabolitesThe latter are divided into tetracyclic and pentacyclic alkaloids, among which isopteropodine stands out, an alkaloid that is a very important alkaloid. alkaloid associated as a complex to the tannins of the plant. Being associated with these, it confers an important part of its therapeutic propertiesThe effect they have on the receptor proteins related to the central nervous system and to the immune system. Its properties should also be highlighted anti-inflammatory thanks to the quinoovic acid that it contains, an effect closely related to its property antirheumatic. It is also beneficial as antioxidant y immune system stimulant. Presentation: Each bag is 100g.