Cat's Claw is a South African herb traditionally used for a wide variety of problems. It is considered an adaptogen, which helps the body regulate and adapt to stress. It is therefore indicated for a host of situations and problems that are stress related. This tonic is best used long term. It helps to prevent burn out and fatigue for those with a great deal of stress, helps to rejuvenate and regain energy. Cat's Claw has anti-inflammatory properties which may reduce joint pain that occurs from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.