Top 5 Powerful Herbs that can Prevent Cancer in Ayurveda


According to WHO, in 2020 nearly 1 crore people died due to cancer worldwide. Each year approximately 4,00,000 children develop cancer. This disease takes more lives than any other disease in the world. Ayurveda has some herbs which can prevent this deadly disease. In this article you will learn about  the Top 5 Herbs that prevent cancer.



Cardamom shows a promising effect as a natural cancer treatment, particularly colorectal cancer. It can decrease azoxymethane-induced colon cancer and reduce inflammation. They inhibit cancer cell growth and promote cancer cell death. The National Cancer Institute in Kolkata has shown that dietary cardamom has a positive result in responding to colorectal cancer by 48%.


Cinnamon for diabetes

Cinnamon is an extensively prized ingredient in the holistic treatments of Ayurveda for its magical healing powers. It is a natural component showing a wide range of pharmacological functions including antioxidant, anti-microbial and anti-cancer activities. As a therapeutic agent, it has anti-cancer effects via affecting numerous apoptosis-related pathways in cancer cells. 



Cloves have strong antioxidant properties and have a higher content of polyphenols and other antioxidant compounds. They have an amazing ingredient called eugenol that is very effective against many harmful bacteria, fungus, and viruses. The anti-viral and blood purification potential of it decreases the toxicity in blood and increases the resistance against diseases by stimulating white blood cells. It possesses antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties. It is a potential antitumor agent. The extract of cloves displayed potent cytotoxic activity against several human cancer cell lines. 


Cumin Or Jeera Benefits

Cumins have a phytochemical compound, cumin aldehyde, which exhibits medicinal properties. These medicinal properties help to fight diabetes, epilepsy, tumors and increase immunity. Cumin appears to have the ability to keep cancer cells from multiplying. It is also one of the most powerful anti carcinogenic plants.  It is effective against cancer in the blood system, lung, kidney, liver, prostate, breast, cervix, skin with much safety.


Rosemary plant for Cancer

Rosemary extract has been reported to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic and anticancer properties. Its extract contains many polyphenols with carnosic acid and rosmarinic acid found in highest concentrations. It is rich in carnosol, a phytochemical that can slow cancer cell growth, strengthen immune functions, limit the production of cancer-related hormones and work as an antioxidant, according to the AICR.

I, the writer, am not an expert. All the Information available above is based on the Internet and Books.

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