An Herb to Combat Lung and Digestive Cancers

Bai Hua She She Cao (Oldenlandia diffusa) an herb prevalent in East Asia and Southern China, is used in traditional Chinese medicine to clear “heat” and to eliminate “toxins”. It is used in combination with other herbs for the treatment of hepatitis, and tumors of the lung, liver, stomach, and rectum.

Studies conducted in vitro and in animals studies have shown that Bai Hua She She Cao uses antitumor effects via apoptosis (cell self-destruction). So basically this herb works by stimulating the immune system to kill or engulf tumor cells.

Bai Hua She She Cao is usually combined with other herbs to enhances its abilities and also to provide additional benefits to the patient if needed, so make sure if you are interested in using this as a treatment please see a Licensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist so they can recommend the proper herbal formula for you.

For more info on this herb and its anticancer effects feel free to check out these links.
http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/oldenlandia-diffusa

http://www.sacredlotus.com/go/chinese-herbs/substance/bai-hua-she-she-cao oldenlandia-heydyotis

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