Curcumin the potential to remove cancer cells

Curcumin is one of the products of secondary metabolites from the plant turmeric and ginger. Traditionally, curcumin has been used medicinally in Asia, including Indonesia, to heal wounds, relieve pain and arthritis. Now, experts have found that curcumin can also treat cancer.

Curcumin the potential to remove cancer cells
Curcumin the potential to remove cancer cells 

ginger plants exist only in Indonesia. This plant is found in Java, Bali, West Nusa Tenggara, Maluku and South. Because a great potential as future drugs, experts are now focusing on the plant is native to Indonesia.

There are a lot of data and the literature indicates that turmeric and ginger great potential as an anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-immune deficiency, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer and anti-infection.

According to Timothy Moynihan, MD, medical oncologist consultant at the Mayo Clinic, the content of anti-oxidants on curcumin can reduce inflammation and swelling. "Curcumin is widely studied as a drug against cancer due to inflammation or inflammation are common in cancer patients," he said.

Research has shown that antioxidants may protect turmeric fat, hemoglobin and DNA from the attack of free radicals. anticancer substances found in turmeric tosisitas also selectively kill cancer cells without harming normal tissue so as to minimize side effects.

Laboratory studies and in animals show that curcumin can slow the spread of cancer and the growth of tumor cells in blood vessels. "It causes cancer cells to die," said Moynihan. A variety of research in the laboratory has shown that curcumin is effective to prevent cancer of the colon, prostate and breast cancer.

However, according to Moynihan, the study conducted at an early stage so that the experts do not recommend this drug to herbal in the treatment or prevention of cancer. Until now, research on curcumin ongoing by experts.

Thank you to read the article "CURCUMIN THE POTENTIAL TO REMOVE CANCER CELLS" after my last update, entitled "HEALTH NEWS" in XTRA NEWS AND HEALTH blog.


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