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What is Rhubarb? Does it work against cancer?

What is Rhubarb? Does it work against cancer?

Rhubarb is an herb, and the stalks are sometimes consumed as food. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the roots are used as laxatives and to treat cancer. Rhubarb acts as a stimulant laxative but has not been shown to treat or prevent cancer. Rhubarb extract may reduce side effects from radiation therapy in lung cancer patients. In preclinical studies, rhubarb demonstrated an anticancer that enhances the effects of sorafenib and cisplatin.  Email us at info@icrmc.org and check out the home website www.icrmc.org at the Institute of Cancer Restorative Medicine to tell us about any dietary supplements you’re taking, such as herbs, vitamins, minerals, and natural or home remedies. We will be available to help you out. Learn more about ICRM click here.

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