Herbs

Herbs and Anti-oxidants that Fight Cancer

Maitake mushroom
Maitake mushroom

Maitake is an edible mushroom. Its active ingredient is a polysaccharide called beta glucan. It also improves the benefits of chemotherapy and lowers the side effects of related to anti-cancer drugs.

Cinnamon bark
Cinnamon bark

Cinnamon has anti-oxidant properties that can gradually reduce lipid peroxidation leading to cancer. This herb is found to have effective inhibitors of bacteria, such as Helicobacter pylorithat facilitate the attack and progression of cancer.

Basil
Basil

Basil contains anti-inflammatory, blood pressure lowering, and nervous system stimulating properties, this herb have chemo-protective potential for colon cancer.

Cilantro
Cilantro

Cilantro is a potent herb or commonly known as coriander comprises of anti-cancer properties. The well known anti-oxidants in cilantro are beta-carotene, quercetin and rutin. Cilantro is usually used in chelation therapy for people suffering from lead poisoning.

Thyme
Thyme

Thyme is a dried herb that contains very greater levels of anti-oxidants in the form of rosmarinic acid and phenolic compounds such as thymol and carvacrol.

Oregano
Oregano

Oregano is one of the herbs which have the highest anti-oxidant levels.  Rosmarinic acid is the compound present in oregano that possess strong anti-oxidant activity.

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