Home Remedies for Cancer

Alternative cancer remedies consist of immunotherapy through the use of herbs and other natural methods like correct nutrition and lifestyle changes. Conventional treatment for cancer uses drugs that kill not only the cancer cells but the healthy cells as well. This destroys the immunity system of the patient. Herbal medicines build up the immunity of the patient through the use of plants and plant extracts and mixtures. These alternative cancer remedies are considered valuable because they destroy cancer cells alone.

Alternative cancer remedies:

  1. Garlic: Garlic stimulates the body's immunity system to work. It has antibiotic powers and gets rid of toxins from the body. Two cloves of garlic swallowed everyday are supposed to help prevent cancer.
  2. Echinacea: This herb also increases the body's immunity by building the overall capacity of the body to fight against infection.
  3. Ginseng: Ginseng is an adaptogen, i.e. it builds resistance, improves vitality, and helps the body fight physical and mental stress.
  4. Licorice Root: It is a tonic with anti-inflammatory properties. It stimulates the production of interferon, which is used in the treatment of cancer.
  5. Lapacho: It is found to destroy many bacteria and viruses that attack us from the common cold to cancer.
  6. Wild Indigo: This herb stops the microbes from multiplying and thus puts a stop to the disease.
  7. Myrrh: It stimulates immunity, is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory.
  8. Thyme: It contains a volatile oil that acts like an antiseptic.

Cancer specific herbs:

  1. Green tea: The drinking of green tea is supposed to help in certain types of cancers. It really benefits those suffering from breast, liver, pancreatic, prostate and skin cancers.
  2. Aloe vera: Aloe vera helps in the treatment of all cancers, but is especially good for lung and prostate cancer.
  3. Broccoli: This is especially helpful for breast, lung and rectal cancer.

Alternative cancer remedies need to be taken in consultation with the doctor, especially if you are taking traditional treatment for cancer (chemotherapy etc.). Do not take these remedies in excessive amounts.

A good diet and lifestyle:

Lifestyle changes and regulation of food habits are also an essential component of alternative cancer remedies. Eat cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, watercress, brussels sprouts. They contain a kind of phytochemical which stimulates the body to destroy harmful carcinogens. Carrot, tarragon, and tomato help prevent cancer. Calcium should be consumed regularly as it prevents certain cancers. Do not smoke, since smoking is well known to cause lung cancer. Exercise regularly, sleep well and keep yourself hydrated.