Can Cassava Cure Cancer?

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There was a story spreading on the internet about Dr. Cynthia Jayasuriya from Sri Lanka. According to the story, she suffered bladder cancer stage 2. And she was healed because she consumed steamed cassava (Manihot esculenta). She also mentioned that cassava could cure cancer because vitamin B17 in the tubes. So, was the story true? […]

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Can Herbal Medicine Cure Cancer?

People start turning to alternative medicine to treat cancer. But, is it effective? What do doctors say about this? According to dr. Elisna Syahruddin, PhD, Sp. P(K) at RS Persahabatan, Jakarta standard treatment for lung cancer are surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immuno-oncology drugs. “There are no scientific evidence yet that herbal medicine can […]

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6 Health Benefits of Turmeric

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Turmeric is a spice that is often to use to give yellow color naturally in foods. More than that, turmeric apparently has various health benefits. Here are six health benefits of turmeric: 1. Treat stomach problems Heartburn or other abdominal pains can be treated with turmeric. According to research in 1989, turmeric supplement can be […]

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How to Prepare Sarang Semut (Myrmecodia)

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Sarang semut (Mrymecodia) is a herbal from Papua. It’s rarely found in other areas. It’s called sarang semut, which in English means anthill because it has the similar shape with anthill. Sarang semut contains high flavonoid that works as antioxidant in human body, so it’s very good to prevent cancer. It also contains tannins, astringent […]

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Side-effects of Soursop Leaves

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Soursop fruit rich in fiber and is very good to prevent and treat hemorrhoid. While its leaves apparently have different health benefits. The active substances in soursop leaves are effective to kill cancer cells and soursop leaves also have high anti-bacterial contents. However, there is a side-effect, if people consume soursop leaves tea too much, […]

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Health Benefits of Soursop Leaves

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Soursop leaves apparently have various benefits for our health that it is used for herbal medicine and to maintain health. These leaves contain various active substances such as are acetogenins, annocatacin, annocatalin, annohexocin, annonacin, annomuricin, anomurine, anonol, caclourine, gentisic acid, gigantetronin, linoleic acid and muricapentocin. These substances have various benefits for body. They can be […]

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Health Benefits of Noni Juice (Part 2)

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Noni (Mengkudu) has been known as one fruit that has various health benefits. On the first part of this article, you can read various research that were done to test Noni health claims scientifically. In this second part, we learn other health benefits of Mengkudu juice: Fights Tumor and Cancer An interesting paper presented in […]

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Health Benefit of Green Tea with Lemon

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Some people in certain countries like to add lemon juice to their green tea. So, why do they add lemon juice to green tea and is that beneficial for their health? Green tea has a substance that can fight free radical, it is called catechins. Besides that, this substance is also useful to combat cancer, […]

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