A Universal Supporter
The therapeutic and adaptogenic properties of the Cancer bush are based on its ability to help the body to assemble its own immunologic and physiologic resources to help combat diseases and fight mental and emotional stress. In other words, it normalises body functions as well as increases the body’s ability to adapt to its environment and its resistance to disease and stress. In doing so, cancer bush can change the course of an illness into a favourable outcome.
With its strong tonic effect upon the whole body, the plant acts as a useful aid in supporting the body in a wide range of conditions. It is taken internally in the treatment for conditions as diverse as cancer, diabetes, liver and kidney ailments, gynaecological ailments, urinary ailments, backache, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, oedema, chickenpox, haemorrhoids, high blood pressure, varicose veins and inflammation.
It is also used to purify the blood and treat colds, influenza (flu), asthma, TB, bronchitis, and bring down fevers as well as ease accompany aches and pains.
An Immune Modulator
Its immune-enhancing properties make it a valuable plant to support the bodies defence against pathogens.
A Pain Reliever
Due to its analgesic/anodyne, sedative and anti-inflammatory properties, Cancer bush can and have been used to treat a wide range of conditions related to pain and inflammation. These include stomach pains, backache, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, haemorrhoids (external application), menstrual cramps and general inflammatory conditions.
A Peacefulness Creator
Cancer bush can be used in the treatment of mental and emotional stress, including irritability, anxiety and depression. This is because it helps the body to adapt to stressful situations. It has also been shown to improve energy levels, elevate one’s mood and give a sense of well-being.
A Digestive Supporter
Taken before meals, Cancer bush can aid digestion and improve appetite. It not only eases indigestion but can help with an array of digestive ailments including diarrhoea, dysentery, heartburn, nausea, pain, peptic (stomach) ulcers, cramping or spasms, bloating and gas.
A Detoxification Supporter
Cancer bush is used to relieve kidney and liver problems as it helps to support the liver in fulfilling its main job: removing toxins from the body and regulating our metabolic processes.
Properties and Actions
Adaptogenic, Anodyne / Analgesics, Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antidiabetic, Antihistamine, Anti-inflammatory, Antimutagenic, Antioxidant, Antiproliferative, Antistress, Antithrombotic (reduce blood clots), Antiviral, anxiolytic (reduce anxiety), Bitter, Cytotoxic (anti-cancerous), Emetic (promotes vomiting), Febrifuge (reduce fever), Immunomodulator, Nervine, Tonic, Vulnerary (heals wounds)
Respiratory, Digestive, Nervous, Immune, Urinary, Circulatory, Cardiovascular, Muscular, Reproductive
Acute Cases: 20-30 drops 3 x per day
Maintenance: 20-30 drops 1-2 x per day
Dilute in a small amount of water. Shake before use. Store in a cool, dark place. Take a 2-week break after every 6 weeks.
Do not take when pregnant. Consult with your medical healthcare practitioner before taking any herbs while on medication.
Lessertia Frutescens (Cancer bush), Natural Sugarcane Alcohol, Water
*This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicine Control Council. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.