Herbs Used In Fighting Cancer

Herbs are very potent and powerful when it comes to the prevention and treatment of diseases. There is a lot of research which has been conducted and is still going on the various properties of different herbs. Most of the healing herbs have been proven to have potent anti-cancer properties. Furthermore, these herbs have no side effects on the human body. This article is going to highlight on the main herbs used in fighting cancer.

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This herb is used in treating many types of cancers especially ovarian cancer. Herbs from this family have been proven to have a strong action in fighting cancer. For instance, research that was conducted in 2015 revealed that these herbs contain an active ingredient known as berberine. This compound can be used to outperform the convectional drugs used in fighting brain cancer.

Bloodroot

Its botanical name is Sanguinaria canadensis. This herb shows consistent anti-euplastic activities. This makes it very effective in fighting the cancerous tumors by shrinking them. It is mainly used in fighting skin and breast cancers. It is very crucial in fighting sarcomas.

Cat’s claw

Its botanical name is Uncaria tormentors. This is a powerful immune-stimulant which enhances the cleaning up of the white blood cells. It also performs effectively when combined with other medicinal herbs such as echinacea and curcumin. Research has proven that this herb helps in reducing the size of tumors, especially with skin cancers. It is also known for reducing the side effects associated with radio and chemotherapy.

Astragalus

This is a Chinese herb used in boosting the immune system. It stimulates the production of interferon in the body. Astragalus also helps the immune system in identifying the rogue cells. Research has also shown that this herb helps in increasing the survival rate when used in conjunction with radiotherapy.

Curcumin

This is also referred to as turmesbvcdfghbgtxyhgfric. This herb has significant anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial activities. Certain hospitals in America use this herb in treating colon cancer as well as polyps. Additionally, research has proven that turmeric can be used in inhibiting the spy of blood to the tumors and shrinking the cancerous tumors. It is also beneficial to the liver due to its potent antioxidant properties.

Goldenseal

Goldenseal has potent anti-microbial properties. It is widely used in South East Asia and the Caribbean against parasites. This herb can be used together with a mineral known as bismuth to kill Helicobacter pylori. This bacteria is responsible for causing ulcers, acid reflux, and stomach cancer.

Medicinal Value Of Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood oil has many health benefits which are attributed to its potent antiseptic, astringent, tonic, insecticidal, fungicidal, sedative, expectorant and antiseborrheic properties. Cedarwood oil is obtained from the wood of cedar tree. The steam distillation process is used to extract this essential oil from a cedar tree. Cedar tree originated from the cold climates, and it normally grows in the high altitude areas.

What are the main components of cedarwood oil?

This essential oil is rich in beta cedrene, alpha cedrene, widdrol, and cedrol. It contains sesquiterpenes and thujopsene. All these components contribute greatly to its health benefits and medicinal value.

These are the popular medicinal benefits and properties of cedarwood oil.

Antiseptic

Cedarwood oil is used for protecting wounds from tetanus germs as well as weyekhsypje4pje'jpreventing them from becoming septic. You can apply this oil safely on the external wounds. It is also used widely as an ingredient in the manufacturing of the herbal antiseptic creams. This oil prevents your body against toxins thereby boosting the immune system. It also plays a key role in protecting the internal functions.

 

Antiseborrhoeic

Seborrhoea is a disease which is caused by the malfunctioning of your sebaceous glands. This increases the production of sebum leading to subsequent infection which affects the epidermal cells. This condition is characterized by a pale yellow skin which then starts peeling off. This inflammatory condition can be healed cured using cedarwood oil. Cedarwood oil has been proven to reduce the production of sebum thus treating the infection.

Anti-inflammatory

The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil are helpful in treating arthritis. This oil helps in lessening the discomfort associated with inflammation of tissues and the joints. This oil is very safe, and you can apply it topically on the skin.

Antispasmodic

Cedar oil has been used ;loigkgkgsskgilh;oh;for many in relieving spasms. Almost all types of ailments related to spasms including those affecting the muscles, intestines, nerves, heart and respiratory system can be cured using this oil. This oil is also used in relieving respiratory seizures, the restless leg syndrome and asthma.

 

Astringent

Cedarwood oil has powerful astringent properties which are helpful in curing toothaches and strengthening the gums. It is also used in tightening loose muscles by increasing their firmness. This property is also used in curing diarrhea by tightening your digestive’s system muscles. Its astringent properties are also helpful in protecting your skin from bacteria and toxins. The astringent substance also plays a crucial role in coagulating the skin’s protein. This causes the skin to harden and dry.…