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Sperb’s Herbs Ep. 11 – Devil’s Claw

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Devil’s claw is our first herb from Africa. It is supposed to help aches and pains, joints, and digestive complaints among many other uses. We will be looking at the history of this herb, what it is supposed to treat, and the science behind it. And for something a little different, we will be looking at sustainability of herbs in the world. I was actually quite surprised by this herb and it will probably change how I recommend herbs to many of my patients. Find out why…

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