Caught wind of a cancer-fighting plant in this awesome article from Your Life Choices and immediately thought we’d share it with you. It’s called Common Plant Kills Cancer Cells.
It gives us some fascinating discoveries. This one, we thought, would pique your interest:
University of Birmingham researchers were investigating the effects of ‘parthenolide’, a substance with anti-cancer properties that is found in Tanacetum parthenium (feverfew). Feverfew is a short-lived perennial plant, so, once it was discovered that the plant produced optimum levels of the compound, scientists had to come up with a way to produce enough for a series of studies.
Give the rest of this interesting article a read for more information and context…