Herbs in the News

Artemisia annua

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.


Graviola is a tropical fruit tree, usually called soursop or custard apple in English. Not only is is cytotoxic, but it is effective against a very wide range of parasites, a very wide range, everything from leishmaniasis to schistosomaisis. Graviola supplements are made from the leaves and twigs, not the fruit, so a lot of what you read online is a bit misleading. The herb is immune boosting and has shown good result with the herpes virus. Also, like most substances with a lot of alkaloids, it tends to lower blood sugar.


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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.






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