Cats Claw bark comes from Peru, where it is mostly used as a healing herb for a number of ailments. It is said the spirits of this plant are particularly beneficial for healing. Because this plant has tendrils like claws, the doctrine of signatures suggests that it is also helpful for protection, as well as for holding onto things. In much the same manner as five finger grass is used to magically take hold of things, so too is Cat's Claw bark. Lastly, practitioners who have a relationship with this plant say that it promotes psychic awareness.