1.  Feverfew.  Feverfew is an herbal remedy used to relieve coughs and colds, and it’s also a folk remedy for migraines.  In 2005, scientists discovered that an extract of feverfew is effective against a particular type of leukemia.  It’s the first agent shown to be effective against this type of leukemia, and its properties mean that it’s able to kill malignant cancer cells at the stem cell level.  As most research shows that cancer is a result of mutated stem cells (cells that can become anything), this is an exciting development and an excellent addition to an alternative cancer treatment program.


2.  Easter Lily.  Easter lily is used as food in China as well as in traditional Chinese medicine, and researchers at Cornell University have been studying the anti-cancer properties of the Easter lily blooms.  Initial studies show that the extracts of the blooms are extremely cytotoxic to MLF-7 breast cancer and HL-60 leukemia cells.

3.  Jewelweed.  This plant, often used as a poison ivy treatment, is also known to stimulate the immune system and help the body fight off cancer.  This topical treatment also contains anti-microbial compounds.