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Could an ancient Chinese secret hold the answer for people debilitated by a very modern disease? That’s the promise of this herb that’s been used for millennia by practitioners of Chinese medicine and other traditional healing systems. In fact, the Chinese view it as the most important of all tonic herbs. Often combined with other plant-based remedies, this humble root is said to strengthen the immune system, protect against the effects of stress, and treat various health conditions. But recent scientific research suggests another benefit: Taken in supplement form, his herb may be a useful therapy for people with cancer.
Continue reading Astragalus: Cancer-Fighting Herb Shows Promise
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Tags: angina, Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, antibodies, antioxidant, antiviral, astragalus, cancer, cardiovascular, dyspnea, fatigue, immune system, locoweed, nursing, stress, tumors
Previous studies have shown that a green tea extract called epigallocatechin gallate has properties that can prevent cancer but conventional intravenous administration has failed to make the compound reach the tumors. Recently, researchers at the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow used an approach which allowed the compound to be delivered specifically to the tumors after intravenous administration, resulting in either shrinkage or disappearance of tumors within a month of treatment. No side effects to normal tissues were observed. The treatment approach involved encapsulating the green tea extract in vesicles that also carried transferrin, a natural plasma protein which transports iron […]
Continue reading Green Tea Compound for Cancer
Posted in: Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Treatment, Disease Prevention, Green Tea, Healthy Drinks, Longevity, News Briefs
Tags: green tea extract, new treatments for cancer, No side effects, prevent cancer, shrink or eliminate cancerous tumors, tumors
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