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This Tea Kills Cancer Cells

By September 19, 2014 - 4:22pm
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Cancer cells don’t play by the same rules as normal cells. Healthy cells do their job and die. But not cancer cells. Instead, they have the power to keep on living. And chemo does nothing to stop it.

But there are natural compounds that do. And unlike chemo, they leave healthy cells completely unharmed while working quickly to make cancer cells die when they’re supposed to.

In fact, some of these powerful compounds are probably sitting in your cupboard right now. One common tea in particular strips cancer cells of their ability to keep surviving. It transforms abnormal cells back into normal ones. The result? They die and stop spreading.

It’s one of the most popular teas on the planet. People drink it to relax and treat insomnia. But it does way more than help put you to sleep. It helps repair damaged molecules that carry our genetic information. That damage is the cause of nearly 80 percent of cancers.1

Adding more of this tea to your diet may be the most relaxing way to prevent cancer.

We’re talking about chamomile tea.

It has a substance in it called apigenin. This flavonoid binds to about 160 different proteins in the human body. The average chemo drug has trouble targeting just one damaged protein at a time.2

And its cancer-zapping powers don’t end there. A Japanese study published in the Archives of Toxicology3 points to a different substance in chamomile that can actually cause cancer cells to kill themselves.

Bisabololoxide A (BSBO) is a powerful compound that gives chamomile its anti-inflammatory properties. Researchers found that it causes cancerous cells to shrink- within just 24 hours.3

These compounds don’t have side effects or risks as long as you get them from natural sources. The easiest place to find them both is chamomile tea. Just make sure to look for a quality organic tea and not processed junk from one of the big brands.

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EmpowHER Guest

I drink Chamomile tea most every evening. Seems to relax me and get me ready for bed. I have had cancer and did Chemotherapy. That was a walk through hell. No signs of the cancer returning and if drinking tea can help in the battle I say go for it. Cancer is a B!t(h.

December 16, 2014 - 11:42am

I believe I will start drinking Chamomile tea (after my morning coffee.)

November 19, 2014 - 11:31am
EmpowHER Guest

This is awesome knowledge.

October 9, 2014 - 5:56am
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