Natural therapies to combat breast cancer

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Jonathan Evans from the Herbarium in Chicopee has some ideas to share with us.

 

Natural Items to Supplement Breast Cancer Treatment:

  • Medicinal mushrooms, such as Maitake and Turkey Tail show great promise.
  • Inositol hexaphosphate ( IP-6) suppresses abnormal cell proliferation and supports normal cell differentiation.
  • Graviola comes from the Amazon rainforest and has been used by the indigenous peoples from time immemorial for asthma, liver problems, arthritis and heart disease.
  • Coenzyme Q10  is an adjunct for those using statin drugs for cholesterol, and for cardiovascular health.
  • Vitamin C has a list of studies showing its effectiveness in battling numerous types of cancer.
  • Selenium
  • Vitamin D
  • Cannabidiol, or CBD oil from the hemp plant
  • Black Cumin seed oil