Griffe du Chat, Liane du Pérou, Life-giving Vine of Peru, Samento, Uña de Gato, Uncaria guianensis, Uncaria tomentosa.
Cat's claw is a plant. People use the root and bark for medicine. Be careful not to confuse cat's claw with cat's foot.
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