of Devil's Club Bark
*Laboratory analysis of the essential oil was conducted and the top 29 components by concentration were identified. Each of these were researched in the national medical and industrial databases. 84 laboratory studies and published articles were reviewed; they provide detailed usage and effectiveness of these compounds. Common categories were consolidated and summarized in this table. This data represents the findings of the medical and scientific communites as of October 2019; it does not constitute a medical recommendation or claim to cure or treat a medical condition and have not been evaluated by the F.D.A.
Cancer treatment (brain, breast,cervical, colon, gastric, leukemia, liver, lung, ovarian, pancreatic, skin)
Antiparasitic (anti-schistosomal,anti-leishman, lice, other)
Antibacterial (topical, internal, and for surface cleaning); staff infections
Antifungal (topical and for surface cleaning)
Anti-inflammatory (general, bronchitis, back inflammation, hepatitis)
Disease treatment (chagas, malaria, parkinson's, schizophrenia, tuberculosis, AKI- acute kidney injury, ALI- acute lung injury and pneumonia, HPV)
Pain relief, chronic (anti-nociceptive)
Skin penetration enhancer for topical medicines
misc- DNA repair/function (2.55), uterus relaxant (2.55), stimulate autoimmune system (2.55), women's health (1.8), cellular membrane stabilizer (.38), brain cell protection (.37), diuretic/laxative (.35), sedative (.29)
% of bark oil ingredients
.29 - 2.55
Customers report that devilsclub distilled oil (essential oil) is as effective as CBD essential oil at managing chronic pain- at a fraction of the concentration. There are no common active ingredients between the two.
There are a number of uses for devilsclub in Native American medicine. Below is a chart showing the numbers of times a remendy appears in native literature by nation.