Skip to comments.Study: Mistletoe Effective Against Colon Cancer (Fraxini extract combats colon cancer cells)
Posted on 12/23/2012 10:26:50 AM PST by NormsRevenge
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, Australia (CBSDC) Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia have found another purpose for mistletoe apart from helping potential suitors steal kisses around the holidays.
Mistletoe could also be used to help the effectiveness of chemotherapy, or could even act as an alternative to chemotherapy for treatment of colon cancer, according to Newswise.
The American Institute for Cancer Research in Washington, D.C. noted on its official website that colorectal cancers are preventable as many as 45 percent of occurrences could be curbed with dietary and habit modifications.
Despite that fact, the news of a potential new cure could all the same come as a relief to many at-risk American patients of both genders, as according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, colon cancer is the second leading type of cancer that affects men and women in the United States.
Mistletoes potential alternate use was reportedly discovered by student Zahra Lotfollahi, who completed a research project comparing three different types of mistletoe extract to chemotherapy on colon cancer cells. She additionally compared the impact of mistletoe extract and chemotherapy on healthy cells, the news website learned.
Lotfollahi found that one type of mistletoe extract known as Fraxini was not only highly effective in combating colon cancer cells, but was also gentler on healthy cells than chemotherapy.
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Hopefully this will provide relief to those battling colon cancer.
Sent on to a friend who is in a nearby boat...
The Gays have found a way to combine both uses of mistletoe.
LOL gives me a friendly means of telling someone to kiss my ass.
We are always seeing these possible cures; but nothing comes of them.
There are hundreds of cures for cancer that work in a test tube, but don’t work in the human body. And unfortunately, if this is found to work, the FDA will bury it.
I was always told that mistletoe was poisonous.Especially the berries.
FDA probably won’t be involved. Being a plant extract it wouldn’t generally be classified as a drug. Falls more into the supplement/vitamin type of product. Now if the company is stupid enough to call it a drug or label it a “cure” then the FDA would get involved.
So does a person using mistletoe to combat colon cancer send the message Kiss Muh A$$?
Remember Laetrile? The FDA is controlled by the chemo industry.
So when Loki killed Baldr with an arrow made of mistletoe, he didn’t shoot him in the colon.
Not entirely new. Germans have used it as a pallative for pancreatic cancer. Have to inject it in the cancer site.
great minds run in the same gutter. Thanks cripplecreek. :’)