Samento (also known as Uncaria tomentosa, or Cat’s Claw) is derived from the bark of a tropical woody vine adorned with cat claw-like thorns. A sacred plant among the indigenous Amazonian tribes of Peru, it was believed to regulate both the physical and spiritual worlds, and was traditionally used for all sorts of ailments.
BioPure PC Samento contains numerous bioactive chemical compounds with beneficial health effects. Most potent are its POAs, or pentacyclic oxindole alkaloids, that have been shown to support the immune system.* Samento also has antioxidant effects.*
BioPure’s PC-Samento is guaranteed to be 100% free of tetracyclic oxindole alkaloids, (TOAs). It is a standardized herb containing a minimum of 0.5% pentacyclic oxindole alkaloids (POAs).