Friday, January 9, 2015

Grow Your Own Cancer Fighter

Rather than simply growing grass in our yards per the wishes of Monsanto and other Big Ag and Big Pharma corporations, there are many better options.  One of them is to grow cancer-fighting herbs, like feverfew:

An herb discussed below caused a big upset a few years back when researchers realized it could be more successful at killing cancerous cells than an expensive chemo drug. Since that discovery, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has fast-tracked the plant compounds to be used in pharmaceutical meds. Want to know how to get yours from the natural source without paying Big Pharma for their patents? Read on.

Feverfew (tanacetum parthenium), also known as wild chamomile, is no small herb. Its properties are so powerful it has been shown to outperform anti-leukemia chemo drugs. The active ingredient in feverfew, which is responsible for much of its healing power, is known as Parthenolide.

Until recently, feverfew was used by herbalists primarily as a treatment for migraine headaches and nausea, but it turns out that the extent of its true healing powers were being overlooked.

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Source:  Christina Sarich, ‘Feverfew Plant Compound Beats Cancer and Chemo’, Natural Society,, posted 1 Nov. 2014, accessed 9 Jan. 2015

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