Cat's Claw (Uncaria Tomentosa)

Cat's Claw (Uncaria Tomentosa)



  • Rs. 200.00
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Cat's Claw (Scientific - Uncaria tomentosa) is a woody vine found in the tropical jungles , Is a liana deriving its name from hook-like thorns that resemble the claws of a cat . It produces showy yellow flowers from spring to early summer. Flowers are followed by long,flat,capsules. At maturity these pods turn from green to brown and open to release numerous winged seeds that are dispersed on wind currents. The leaves are elliptic with a smooth edge, and grow in opposing pairs. 

Cat's claw has a long history of traditional medicinal use,In the treatment of a range of conditions including inflammations (especially rheumatism), arthritis, urinary tract infections and gastric ulcers.


Care

 Sun

 Dappled shade, Full sun


 Soil

 Well drained soil, Fertile loamy soil, Moist soil


 Water 

 Water the plant two (2) – three (3) times per week during summer.


 Reduced watering during winter.


 Fertilizer

 Feed your plant twice a month with slow release fertilizer.


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