Last update 07:33 | 05/02/2018 – vietnamnet
VietNamNet Bridge – Of the 102 medicinal plants used by Pako-Van Kieu ethnic people in the Central Region to treat diseases, Dr. Nguyen Thi Hoai has found 30 species containing antioxidants with the ability to kill cancer cells.
Dr Nguyen Thi Hoai has found 30 species with anti-cancer and anti-oxidant features
“I have been hearing for a long time that ethnic minority herbalists have useful folk remedies to treat cancer and other diseases. I found patients whose illness eased thanks to remedies and I decided that I needed to find the elements of medicinal plants and discover their capability in supporting cancer treatment,” Hoai said.