Cancer is such a deadly condition that seems to be increasingly affecting people around us. The worst part about cancer is that there is still no universally accepted cure for cancer. But a new study now reveals that there are twenty five different natural food & herbs that contain compounds that destroys cancer cells. This research which conducted studies on several hundred compounds, found that ultimately only a small number of foods are able to destroy cells that are malignant. Another new study, which has been published in the Anticancer Research Journal, now have specifically categorized twenty five top compounds that target the root cancer cells and destroy them.
Here they are:
- Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) – Green Tea
- 6-Gingerol – Ginger
- ?-Carotene – Carrot, Leafy Greens
- Baicalein – Chinese Skullcap
- Curcumin – Turmeric
- Cyclopamine – Corn Lilly [we do not suggest consuming this plant; this simply illustrates natural components exist that kill cancer stem cells]
- Delphinidin – Blueberry, raspberrry
- Flavonoids (Genistein) – Soy, red clover, coffee
- Gossypol – Cottonseed [we do not suggest consuming this plant; this simply illustrates natural components exist that kill cancer stem cells]
- Guggulsterone – Commiphora (myrrh tree)
- Isothiocyanates – Cruciferous vegetables
- Linalool – Mint
- Lycopene – Grapefruit, tomato
- Parthenolide – Feverfew
- Perylill alcohol – Mint, cherry, lavender
- Piperine – Black pepper
- Placycodon saponin – Playycodon grandifloruim
- Psoralidin – Psoralea corylilyfolia
- Quercetin – Capers, onion
- Resveratrol – Grapes, plums, berries
- Salinomycin – Streptomyces albus
- Silibinin – Milk Thistle
- Ursolic acid – Thyme, basil, oregano
- Vitamin D3 – Fish, egg yolk, beef, cod liver oil
- Withaferin A – Withania somnifera (ashwaganda)
So why are they considered critical for fighting cancer?
Firstly, both chemotherapy and radiotherapy have both not been successful in displaying significant results in the battle against cancer. In fact there has not been any significant improvement in survival rates. This is mainly due to the fact that the stem cells (malignant ones) are resistant to these treatments and they can also increase the number of cancer cells, plus also damage the patient’s healthy cells and decrease immunity.
The industry is unable to effectively draw out a plan to include these foods & herbs into their treatments and medicines, but there are several private practitioners that are strongly recommending these natural remedies as the best way to fight cancer.
There is the new study which talks about the importance of cancer stem cells:
The cancer stem cell model suggests that tumor initiation is governed by a small subset of distinct cells with stem-like character termed cancer stem cells (CSCs). CSCs possess properties of self-renewal and intrinsic survival mechanisms that contribute to resistance of tumors to most chemotherapeutic drugs. The failure to eradicate CSCs during the course of therapy is postulated to be the driving force for tumor recurrence and metastasis. Recent studies have focused on understanding the unique phenotypic properties of CSCs from various tumor types, as well as the signaling pathways that underlie self-renewal and drug resistance.”
The study also highlights that the industry has still failed to produce a single cure that can target and attack these cancer stem cells, despite several years of research.
If indeed the CSC response is a vital criterion for cancer treatment evaluation, there are still no drugs in clinical use that specifically target CSCs.
The important element in treating cancer is to ensure that the cure is able to specifically target cancer cells without harming or fighting the non-tumor or healthy cells. These substances that haven highlighted have been found to exactly do so. Now this lists includes 67 of them here.