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Devil's Claw Root Tincture

Product Code: 23DC

Availability: In stock

Size Price (Ex VAT) Price (Inc VAT) Price/ltr Qty
1 x 50ml
Excl. Tax: £4.75 Incl. Tax: £5.70
£95.00/ltr
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1 x 100ml
Excl. Tax: £8.19 Incl. Tax: £9.83
£81.90/ltr
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1ltr
Excl. Tax: £15.68 Incl. Tax: £18.82
£15.68/ltr
6 x 50ml
Excl. Tax: £28.53 Incl. Tax: £34.24
£95.10/ltr
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6 x 100ml
Excl. Tax: £49.16 Incl. Tax: £58.99
£81.93/ltr
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Description

Product: Devils Claw Root Tincture

Latin Name: Harpagophytum procumbens

Plant Family: Pedaliaceae

Other Names: Devil’s Claw, Grapple Plant, Garra del Diablo, Griffe du Diable, Racine de Griffe du Diable, Racine de Windhoek, Teufelskrallenwurzel & Wood Spider.

Description: Our Devil’s Claw Root tincture is an infused alcoholic solution, at a ratio of 1:3 (25% alcohol). Native to South and East Africa, this perennial plant has creeping stems that spread readily from a tuberous rootstock, it is these tubers that are harvested and used as medicine. The leaves are simple and opposite approximately 6.5 cm long and greyish-green in colour. The tubular flowers reach 5-6cm in length, and are usually pale purple or pink with a white and yellow centre inside the flower. The fruits are large, approximately 15 cm in diameter, they have four rows of curved arms with tipped with spines.

Brief History: Despite having been an old remedy used historically by native African tribes as a medicine to treat fever, stomach upsets and rheumatic pain, the root didn’t make its way into the Europe until the mid-20th century; European botanical herbalists employed the use of the herb to treat conditions such as arthritis and liver, kidney and bladder complaints.

SUGGESTED USE

Add the tincture to compresses and poultices to soothe ulcers, boils and skin inflammation, also to lotions and creams for the skin. No other non-medicinal uses for this tincture are known.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

Specifications for this item are not available. Please contact us to request more information.

Allergen Statement

The majority of our products are gluten free and our packing staff are trained in handling allergens. However we cannot 100% guarantee that our products are free from gluten.

Delivery Information

All culinary orders placed by 11am will be dispatched the same day (excluding weekends).*

For all other orders, please allow 2 working days for your order to be packed and dispatched. For large orders (over 15 items) please allow 1-2 days extra.

* Only applies to fully "culinary" orders and up to a maximum of 10 items per order.

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