Devil's claw root (Harpagophytum procumbens).
Devil's claw root for horses is widely used to support good mobility and aid the natural health of the musculoskeletal system, especially the joints. It also has a digestive stimulant effect, and a naturally soothing effect.
Studies have shown powerful effects when comparing devil's claw to other musculoskeletal-supporting compounds, and many owners use it as a natural alternative.
Devil's claw root contains:
- Iridoid glycosides
- Support good mobility and musculoskeletal health
- Older horses with general stiffness
- Support natural healing after ligament and tendon injury
- Support navicular health
- Aid the maintenance of the body’s natural anti-inflammatory responses
- Support the body’s natural anti-inflammatory mechanisms
|Devil's claw for horses dosage
||g per day
|Horses and ponies
A 2 kg tub fed at 15 g per day will last 133 days.
**Do not feed to pregnant mares or horses with gastric ulcers**
Devil's claw powder for horses - sometimes called wood spider or grapple plant - is native to Africa where it has been used for thousands of years for a variety of conditions in people, primarily for joint and soft tissue support. It was introduced to Europe from Africa in the early 1900s.
It gets its name from the plant's fruit which looks like claws that are about the size of human hands with bent 'fingers'.
Adding devils claw for horses side effects as a supplement to an older horse's diet will support the body's ageing mechanisms. It is ideal to support the body's natural anti-inflammatory processes, especially of the joints and muscles.
Devils claw supplement for horses dosage may be particularly useful to owners of horses competing in sports as most devil's claw root supplements do not contain any prohibited ingredients - but it is advisable to always check the label and speak to the competition authorities to be 100% sure. Devils claw for horses with laminitis.
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