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Substance Name: Uncaria tomentosa
ID: C300000000


  • A vine (Uncaria tomentosa) indigenous to the Amazon rainforest whose name is derived from its hook-like thorns. It contains oxindole alkaloids and glycosides and has many medicinal uses.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Cat's Claw


  • Cats claw
  • Samento

Systematic Name

  • Uncaria tomentosa

Registry Number

  • C300000000