Herbal Remedies For Cancer and Tumours

Cancers and Tumors are considered as the most killer disease all over the world. This disease manifests in the uncontrolled growth of cells. The growth division takes place beyond limits and it is this uncontrolled growth that ultimately leads to the disastrous and fatal diseases of cancer and tumor. This growth sometimes spread over to other areas as well, known as metastasis. This happens through the lymph or blood. The accumulated tissues intrude into other areas destructing the live tissues in those places.

The three malignant properties of cancer, namely the uncontrolled growth, invasion and metastasis create different kinds of cancer. The intensities of these three factors distinguish the cancers and tumors from benign tumors. Benign tumors will have only restricted growth or self limited growth; they do not invade to adjacent cells and also will not spread over to other areas. Most of the cancers cause tumors, except for some types of cancer like leukemia.

 Modern medical treatments and surgical procedures can help in reducing the severe pain caused by the cancerous growth. But the success of getting cure mostly will be less than 10%. There are many herbal remedies for cancer and tumor. All these herbal remedies for cancer and tumor try to control or reduce the cell divisions. Also there are many herbal remedies which are used as palliative care medicines to control or eliminate the pain developed due to cancer and tumors.


  • Taxanes which are widely used for prostate cancer and breast cancer is a herbal remedy made of yew trees.
  • Vinca alkaloids are very effective in controlling the malignant properties of cancer cells, for example these alkaloids work effectively against malignant lymphomas. Periwinkle plant is a good source of Vinac alkaloids.
  • Chinese Happy (Camptotheca) trees are good sources for herbal remedies for cancer and tumor. The anti cancer drugs like irinotecan, 9-Aminocamptothecin and topotecan are made out of these trees.
  • The herbal materials derived from an ornamental plant giving red flowers, Rangoon Creeper, are found to have anti-cancer and anti-tumor properties.
  • Red root sage also has proven properties as an anti cancerous drug. 
  • The extracts of African potato (Hypoxis Rooperi) contain sterolins and sterols are found to be very effective in the treatment of prostrate cancer. 
  •  A Chinese herb known as Oldenlandia is used widely in the treatment of colon, esophageal and stomach cancer. This herb increases phagocytosis by lymphocytes and also activates body organs to counter the tumor growth.


In China itself it is believed that more than 76 varieties of herbal plants are available which have very good cancer curing properties. The substances derived from all these types of herbal plants used for cancer treatment contain ingredients which can suppress tumor growth, uncontrolled division of the cells and also it is proved that these herbal remedies for cancer and tumor have very effective anti-tumor features. All these are without any side effects and hence these can be used very safely with many assured benefits and also are least expensive. .