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2. What are the Health Benefits of Cat's Claw?

South Americans -- such as the Inca and Asháninka tribes -- put it to use to ease fevers and inflammation, as well as viral infections. You'll find its health-boosting potential in the alkaloids of the roots and bark. The plant also contains compounds that aid the eradication of bad bacteria and replace it with good. These seven alkaloids are the reason cat's claw is so useful in treating so many different health issues. Let's take a look at some of those.

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