Metaphysical Properties Of Cat's Claw Bark
Official Name: Uncaria tomentosa
Metaphysical Powers: Attraction, Prosperity, Protection, Psychic Powers, Money Drawing, Vision Quests
Common Magickal Uses of Cat's Claw Bark
Cat's Claw Bark is excellent for adding to incense blends to increase psychic abilities, vision quests, and shamanic journeys. It is also used in spells and sachets for drawing money.
Cat's Claw Bark is a woody vine that grows wild in the Amazon rain forest and other tropical areas of Central and South America. Its thorns resemble a cat's claw. The bark and root of Cat's Claw Tree are used to make liquid extracts, capsules, tablets, and teas.
Cat's Claw Bark has been known to be used in spells and rituals for luck and prosperity. Spell jars for luck or prosperity can have a mix that contains Cat's Claw Bark as an ingredient. Charms for protection can be made with Cat's Claw Bark and then worn or placed to assist with protecting a person or place. Meditation with Cat's Claw Bark burning or as an incense is said to help boost or open psychic abilities.
Cat's Claw Bark is considered to be highly spiritual to the Ashaninka people in Central Peru. The Ashaninka are the largest producers of Cat's Claw Bark and use it both for profit and as a spiritual connection for their Shamans.
Cat's Claw Bark has been said to be able to assist with Lucid Dreaming, according to this belief a person is to burn Cat's Claw Bark either with other herbs for Lucid Dreaming or by its self before going to bed.
Other modern day uses for Cat's Claw Bark include in studies for the treatment of diseases that target the immune system such as AIDS, as well as studies for treatments to assist patients of chemotherapy.