Nature, the Best Chemist: Dandelion Root May Contain “anti-cancer properties”

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The root of the Dandelion plant may have an impact on cancer cells, as well as protect the rest of the healthy cells.

For cancer patients, this is very welcoming news. Dandelion is a well – known plant because of its medicinal properties and health benefits that it offers. Making dandelion tea is very simple. And additionally along with cancer dandelion tea is capable of curing a lot of other ailments.

According to Dr. Axe, the vitamins and minerals found in dandelions can help cleanse the liver and keep it in tip-top shape. So by supporting your liver, you are creating better health! Dandelions are also high in antioxidants and vitamin C, which is crucial to helping your body fight off infections, such as the bacteria that cause urinary tract infections. If you suffer from frequent bouts of UTI, drinking dandelion tea on a daily basis may prevent it from happening ever again.

According to NCBI:

Dandelion extracts have been studied extensively in recent years for its anti-depressant and anti-inflammatory activity. Recent work from our lab, with in-vitro systems, shows the anti-cancer potential of an aqueous dandelion root extract (DRE) in several cancer cell models, with no toxicity to non-cancer cells. In this study, we examined the cancer cell-killing effectiveness of an aqueous DRE in colon cancer cell models. Aqueous DRE induced programmed cell death (PCD) selectively in > 95% of colon cancer cells, irrespective of their p53 status, by 48 hours of treatment.

High Fiber Diet

Dandelion greens are bitter, but completely edible – as long as you get it from an area that hasn’t been sprayed with chemicals. The greens are rich in fiber, which is great for intestinal health! High fiber diets have also been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, and irritable bowel syndrome.

The greens are also high in vitamin A – just one cup contains 100% of your recommended daily allowance. Vitamin A is critical for maintaining healthy vision, and it can also prevent premature aging of the skin. Since you probably aren’t likely to eat an entire cup of bitter greens on its own, you can incorporate it into a morning smoothie. Just blend it up with your favorite fruit, which will offset the bitter taste.

Despite the progress made in the development and introduction of many chemotherapy agents, the accompanying toxicities and side effects [1], indicate that further research is required to reduce the incidence of cancer rates, and the amount of cancer-related deaths, as well as to improve the quality of life of patients already diagnosed with the disease.

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