Stomach cancer, otherwise known as gastric cancer, is a condition in which tumors develop in the inner stomach lining. Elderly people and men are prone to stomach cancers. The most difficult part of having stomach cancer is its detection since it has either no or very common symptoms such as stomach discomfort.
Stomach cancer symptoms can be easily treated with herbal remedies, only with prior consultation with doctor. Here are some of the best herbal remedies for stomach cancer.
Herbal Remedies For Stomach Cancer
Garlic produces two important compounds containing sulfur – allicin and alliin – that contribute to the medicinal properties of this herb as well as its odor. It is these organosulfur compounds that inhibit the growth of cancer cells or tumors in the inner lining of stomach. Further, people who do not include garlic in their diet have been more prone to stomach cancer.
Besides garlic contains amazing antiviral and antibacterial properties that also improves the immune system. It is because of these properties that garlic forms a constituent of immune-boosting medications. Garlic is also available in enteric-coated capsules.
Recommended dosage of garlic for treatment of stomach cancer is 900mg daily for about a month. People taking warfarin and other such anticoagulant medications should consult the doctor prior to including garlic in the diet.
This particular herb, otherwise known as Andrographis paniculata, is native to India and China and is highly effective in fighting infections including AIDS and cancer. The amazing cancer-fighting properties of this herb inhibit multiplication of cancer cells. This herb facilitates signal transduction pathways thereby facilitating healthy cellular communication.
Healthy signal transduction helps in cellular metabolism, effective communication between intra-cellular receptor sites, and cell division. Such pathways prevent any interference in cell cycle that may lead to development of infections and cancer. Recommended dosage of this herb for treatment of stomach cancer is 200mg daily.
Derived from Camellia Sinensis plant, green tea has come to limelight off late for curing as well as preventing various diseases and disorders including stomach cancer. It has amazing anticancer properties because of the presence two eminent antioxidant compounds – catechins and polyphenols.
These compounds prevent cancer development at the first instance. More specifically, green tea contains a chief cancer-preventing component called EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate).
This particular variety of mushroom is native to Japan, more specifically the northeastern Japan. Extract of maitake mushroom substantially reduces stress and boosts the overall immune system. That is to way, it enhances the body’s innate capability to fight cancer-causing factors.
It is easily available in maitake D-fraction form. Recommended dosage of maitake extract is 5g for treating stomach cancer. However, patients suffering from multiple sclerosis should avoid its use.
Locally known as amla, Indian gooseberry has been in use since ancient times as a remedy for various diseases. It exhibits wonderful cancer preventive properties. It inhibits multiplication of cancerous cells in the stomach’s lining.
It is easily available in the form of powder, pills, tea, and tincture. Amla is to be taken at least up to 4 months to see proven results against stomach cancer.
Native to China, this particular herb has been in use since ancient times as a remedy for various diseases. The root of Asian Ginseng, which is used as a medicine, contains active phytoestrogen compounds such as ginsenosides that inhibit growth of cancerous cells. These compounds also shrink tumors.
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