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Pata de Vaca Purchase & Information

Alternative Names

Cowes foot, Casco de Vaca, Mororo, Pata de Vaca, Pata de Boi, Unha de Vaca, Unha de Anta

Scientific Name

Bauhinia Forficata

Why Do People Use Pata de Vaca?

It is considered a good blood cleanser, and a leaf decoction is used internally and externally. It is a highly regarded treatment for diabetes to help balance blood sugar levels and to alleviate other symptoms of diabetes (such as polyuria, kidney disorders, and other urinary problems). People using Pata de vaca have sucess with hard to loose belly fat by using before eating at least three times per day.

Is It Safe To Use?

Should consult a physician when taking Pau de Vaca lowers blood sugar glucose levels need to be monitored.

How Effective Is Pata de Vaca?

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by abnormally elevated blood glucose. Other symptoms of diabetes include urinary issues, kidney failure and polyuria. Pata de vaca (bauhinia forficate) is very commonly used for the treatment of diabetes and its related symptoms. Blood Cleanser - Besides diabetes, Pata de vaca is thought to have a blood cleansing action. It is commonly believed that its use can cleanse the blood of its impurities. Its leaf decoction is used both for internal and external uses. Another common use of Pata de vaca is its ability to burn belly fat. Using this herb at least three times each day before meals can be used for this purpose.

How Pata de Vaca Works?

Several chemicals have been identified in Pata de vaca. These chemicals bless it with the commonly believed bauhinia forficata diabetes lowering properties. The most important chemicals in this herb include saponins, astragalin, rhamnose, guanidine, bauhinoside, quercitrosides, beta-sitosterol, organic acids, flavonols, kaempferitrin, flavonoids, heteroglycosides, and glycosides.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Pata de Vaca?

The bauhinia forficata diabetes lowering effect makes it potentially harmful when it is used in combination with other diabetes lowering herbs, drugs and supplements. It’s because Pata de vaca has blood sugar lowering properties. This effect of Pata de vaca can lead to hypoglycemia. Therefore, patients suffering from diabetes should seek medical advice of a trained health care practitioner so that he can carefully monitor blood sugar alterations with the use of Pata de vaca.

How Pata de Vaca Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Little is known about the interaction of Pata de vaca with other herbs and supplements. More research is needed in this area.

How Pata de Vaca Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Pata de Vaca Interacts With Foods?

When Pata de vaca is used with alongside healthy food and proper exercise, you can observe evident loss in your weight, higher levels of energy and less urge to eat more food.

How Pata de Vaca Interacts With Lab Tests?

No interaction of Pata de vaca with lab results has been reported so far.

How Pata de Vaca Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

There is no known interaction of Pata de vaca with other diseases and conditions except diabetes, as mentioned before.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Pata de Vaca?

The average Pata de vaca dose includes eating 1 teaspoon half an hour before meals, at least three times a day. Mix this powder with 6 oz of hot or cold water. This solution has somewhat a bitter taste.


The bauhinia forficata diabetes lowering effect is one of the major reasons people use this herb. Moreover, it also functions as a blood cleanser and fat burner. It is also used for a number of kidney and urinary disorders like cystitis, polyuria and kidney stones. It is also believed that use of Pata de vaca can build up new blood cells and can lower abnormally elevated blood cholesterol.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Pata de Vaca Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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