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    Using Chinese Herbal Tea as alternative treatment for cancer?

    Has anyone tried Sabah Snake Grass or any chinese herbal tea? How to prepare and use this?

    I am living in the Philippines and my Father has Prostrate Cancer and Kidney problems.

    We can't afford the medicines suggested by doctors and we are trying to find Alternative Treatment to fight cancer and other diseases.

    In my place, Cavite there is the dried Sabah Snake Grass but I don't know if it's effective. I tried searching for testimonial and other product made out of that Sabah Snake Grass

    and found capsules and teas,

    There's a plantation who sells dried leaves with certain directions,

    There's a company that sells Nutans Tea out of Sabah Snake Grass.

    Hope you can help me.
    Last edited by eosUHI; 01-26-2015 at 02:45 PM.

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    This forum does not discuss alternative treatment for cancer.
    Provenly no herbal treatments work, full stop.
    Many companies and individuals pray on the sick purely to make a profit (at your expense).
    There is no scientific studies to date that show herbal remedies actually work in preventing or treating cancer.
    Hope this helps, but please if you wish to remain a member do not push this topic as it is not allowed.
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    I watched what "alternative therapy" did to father, who by all accounts died more quickly. At my cancer treatment center on the west coast of the US, there are a substantial number of patients from all over Asia arriving for treatment. Various teas are a staple of their diets. Can you see a problem with this?

    "Alternative" is nothing more than wishful thinking. Since virtually none of it has any pain-management ability, it is not even good for palliation.
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