That aside in herbal medicine, Devil’s Claw has been used by people experiencing arthritis or myalgia with some believing it to be as powerful as some synthetic medicines. It has also been used to lower blood sugar levels and assist with skin ailments.
It is used to relieve arthritis, lower back, knee and hip pain. It is also used to treat a number of ailments including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, bursitis, tendonitis, bursitis, tendonitis and soft tissue pain, loss of appetite and digestive disorders.
Double blind studies have shown that Devil’s Claw can relieve pain from arthritis in as little as ten days of use, lower back, knee and hip pain included.
Small amounts taken frequently give best results.