Devil’s claw is known for its powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Chemically composed of several important plant phytosterols, phenolic acids and antioxidant-rich flavonoids, several clinical studies show that Devil’s claw can benefit users suffering from osteoarthritis and back pain. Devil’s claw extract is a herbal preventive and therapeutic agent for painful arthritis (osteoarthritis) and tendinitis. Treatment results in relief of pain and improves functionality and mobility. It gives most patients relief from symptoms within the first few weeks of treatment.