Anamu (Petiveria alliacea) is a medicinal herb that has its origins in South and Central America. Anamu possess several antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Because of this, numerous scientific studies have been done on the herb and they have found that Anamu can be used to to treat arthritis, digestive disorders, mood disorders, prevent and treat certain infections, reduce pain and most importantly, slow the growth of cancer causing cells in the body. Anamu is known by a wide range of names across the world including guinea henweed, mapurite, apacin, mucura, garlic weed, gully root and many others. The use of anamu as a medicinal herb dates back to to the Mayan era in South America where it was used to treat rheumatism, nervous spasms, asthma, venereal diseases, menstrual complaints and colic, by using the plant internally. Anamu contains essential compounds such as polyphenols, flavonoids, triterpenes and antioxidants that are beneficial to human health.
How does Anamu fight cancer?
Several published studies on the effectiveness of Anamu have shown that the plant possess a wide range of anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties and is effective against several types of cancer including those that affect the liver, brain, breast and prostate. Anamu contains various cancer killing compounds that include coumarins, sulphur compounds, fatty acids and flavonoids. Theses compounds have been shown to exert multiple biological activities consistent with cytotoxicity. Researchers from the University of Illinois, Chicago have identified Anamu guinea henweed as one of 34 out of 1400 plants studied with significant anti-tumor properties. Anamu contains the compounds astilbin and dibenzyl trisulphide which have been proven to directly kill cancer cells and stunt their growth without harming normal cells inside the body.
Another way Anamu Guinea Henweed fights cancer is that it stimulates the production of lymphocytes inside the immune system. Lymphocytes are one of several different types of white blood cells. Each type of white blood cell has a specific function, and they all work together to fight illness and disease. They help your body fight antigens, which are bacteria, viruses, and other toxins that make you sick. Scientists have now recognized the link between infection in the body and the role it has in causing several cancers.
How to use Anamu Guinea henweed?
On should only use Anamu that has been organically grown without the use of herbicides and pesticides. This way, you can be sure that the Anamu has retained all of its cancer fighting properties. The Anamu guinea henweed that is sold on this site is 100% organic. The whole plant is dried and chopped up to make a fine powder. One teaspoonful of this powder should then be added to hot water to form a tea. This should be taken once per day, preferably on an empty stomach.
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