Published in Cancer Weekly, November 2nd, 2004
S. barbata, "a traditional Chinese herbal medicine native to southern China, is widely used as an anti-inflammatory and a diuretic in China," scientists in the United States explained. "Several studies have indicated that extracts of S. barbata have growth inhibitory effects on a number of human cancers."
"Treatment of lung cancer, digestive system cancers, hepatoma, breast cancer, and chorioepithelioma by S. barbata extracts was reported," noted X.L. Yin and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University. "However, the mechanism underlying the...
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