DC-Y™ (Devils Claw-Yucca) is a palatable combination of Devils claw and Yucca. DC-Y™ is recommended to help ease the stiffness and discomfort associated with normal daily exercise and activity.
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Yucca is an herb native to North and Central America used by ancient and modern civilizations to address musculoskeletal discomfort. Active ingredients have been isolated from Yucca that have shown to have antioxidant properties to help support natural inflammatory response.
Boswellia comes from the same resin of trees that produce frankincense. It contains naturally occurring compounds that are said to interfere with the enzymes that contribute to inflammation and discomfort.
Devil’s Claw is a South African herb that is used for discomfort in bone, joints, and other tissues. Data from 14 clinical trials in people conducted over the last 40 years suggest Devil’s Claw has beneficial properties in the musculoskeletal system. Because it contains “bitters” as an active ingredient, which encourages appetite but also stimulates the secretion of stomach acids, it should be used with caution in those at risk for gastric (stomach) upset. It is also recommended to check competition rulings before using products containing Devil’s Claw.
Cat’s Claw supports a healthy inflammatory response, primarily due to the glycosides present in the herb.
Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant that helps combat oxidative stress and supports a natural inflammatory response for overall health.
White Willow - Due to its rich blend of antioxidants and organic compounds, willow bark functions to support a natural inflammatory response throughout the body.
Grape Seed Extract (GSE) is rich in antioxidants to help support a healthy inflammatory response and cardiovascular health. It appears that the antioxidants in grape seed extract work cooperatively with Vitamin E to help neutralize free radicals.
Feverfew is a weedy perennial that belongs to the daisy/sunflower family of flowering plants. It consists of some compounds that support a natural inflammatory response.
I have been told Devils Claw could damage the GI. Is this true?
MVP: DC-Y is generally appropriate for comfort support in most healthy horses and we would not expect it to cause GI issues. However, the herb devil's claw is usually not recommended for horses prone to stomach issues as it may irritate existing problems. If you have particular concerns, we recommend that you talk with your veterinarian to determine what the best option may be for your horse.