Indian herbs ‘contain natural antibiotics to fight oral cancer’

Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 19:27

A new research has investigated the potency of Indian wild plants against bacterial and fungal infections in the mouths of oral cancer patients.

Indian herbs can fight oral cancer

Last Updated: Monday, July 04, 2011, 18:59

Nevertheless several of the plants tested were broad spectrum antibiotics able to combat bacteria including E. coli, S. aureus and the fungi Candida and Aspergillus. Both desert date and caster oil plant were especially able to target bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which are known to be difficult to treat with conventional antibiotics.

Berries may help prevent oral cancer

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 16:43

Research has suggested that compounds that give colourful fruits their rich hues, especially berries, promote health and might even prevent cancer.