Two bioengineering research
professors at the University of Washington have rediscovered
wormwood as a promising potential treatment for cancer among
the ancient arts of Chinese folk medicine.
Iscador is a derivative of Viscum
album, a mistletoe plant that grows in many parts
of the world. Medical Iscador is the result of many years
of painstaking effort to explain the suggestion made
by Rudolf Steiner (1981-1925) that mistletoe could be
rendered effective in the treatment of cancer.
The myrrh compound appears to
kill cancer cells by inactivating a specific protein,
called Bcl-2, which is overproduced by cancer cells,
particularly in the breast and prostate.