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Rainforest Medicinal Plants Database

Posted by Barbara Kim Thigpen on Sunday, July 22, 2012, In : Reference Book Online 
http://rainforest-database.com/plants/product.htm  

 Be a responsible consumer and buy sustainable rainforest products. It CAN make a difference if the rainforest is to be saved from destruction. What really is sustainability? It is when the functions and processes of an ecosystem can be maintained (or sustained) while meeting the needs of the present and without compromising the needs of future generations. Most present economic models ignores environmental degradation when assessing profits....
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Australian Blushwood Tree Fights Cancer

Posted by Barbara Kim Thigpen on Sunday, July 22, 2012, In : Provision Cancer Diet 

She said the drug works like a detonator inside tumours, prompting inactive beneficial white cells to begin to fight and destroy the cancer.

The company has spent six years developing the drug since the previously unknown molecule in the native Australian plant blushwood was discovered, and hopes to raise enough funds to begin human trials in 2011.

Gordon said the compound proves the value of retaining Australia's tropical rainforests.

"The world's rainforests are an amazing biological resource ...


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EBC-46 from Australian Blushwood Tree Fights Cancer

Posted by Barbara Kim Thigpen on Sunday, July 22, 2012, In : Provision Cancer Diet 

Sunrise sent Simon Reeve to North Queensland to report on the possible cancer-curing properties of a rainforest chemical.

The story was folllowed up by Doctor John D'Arcy who appeared on SUnrise today to recount his adventure discovering more on the mysterious chemical EBC-46.

After Simon's report went to air, testing began was showing promise in treating tumours in animals.

Now, EBC-46 - found in the blushwood tree seed - will take 5-7 years to develop for use in humans.


According to Doctor D'Ar...


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