Cancer is a disease formed when cells of the body divide rapidly than normal and spread to nearby by tissues with harmful effects.
Available record have shown that cancer is the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2022 (1)
It is caused by abnormal changes in the deoxyxibonucleic acid(DNA) found in the cells.
DNA instruct the cells on what to do; however inability of the DNA to work effectively, leads to uncontrolled cells division and growth.
This unregulated cell division, accumulate and develop to tumor which ultimately spread into nearby tissues.
Cancer is characterized with numerous symptoms such as pains, fatigue, immunosuppressant, nervous system problems, diarrhoea and weight loss.
The incidence of cancer rises significantly where there is overconsumption of alcohol, unhealthy diet, tobacco, ionization radiation, and dangerous food additives.
In the medical practice, cancer can be cure totally at the early stage, even though many people are not aware of its presence.
Presently, the life threatening disease can be prevented by avoidance of the risk factors. Turning from unhealthy diet to a fiber- rich diet, life style changes as well as early diagnosis can be helpful in preventing cancer .
Do scent leaves Cure Cancer
Scent Leaves(Nchuawu) are subtropical and tropical plant used for culinary as well as herb.
The medicinal plant is botanically called Ocimum gratissimum; And exhibit antibacterial, antiinflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Scent leaves are commonly grown in Nigeria where they are believed to have been originated, though they are seem today in different part of the world such as Asian, Mexican and Brazil.
Scent leaf is loaded with numerous nutrients and phytochemical such as niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin A, phosphorus, potassium, copper, calcium, magnesium, iron and other natural compounds, flavanoid, alkaloids, terpineoids, saponin, cardiac glycoside, phenol, steroids, and tannins.
Consumption of scent leaf is associated with decrease of cancerous growth as it helps neutralize free radicals which precipitate mutagenic growth, a major causes of cancer. Scent leaf contains, flavonoid, terpenoid, a natural compounds that safeguard against abnormal growth and inhibit cancer causing- factors( carcinogen).
Scent leaf has been studied as a beneficial herb in cancer treatment and been found to affect cancer growth and development. Though researches are on going to certain it efficacy in cancer prevention and treatment.
Additionally, presence of fiber in scent leaf is believed to prevent growth of cancer as it promotes general well-being of the colon.
Researchers have attributed high intake of fiber rich-food with reduced risk of colorectal cancer (1)
Cells of the body divide and multiple uncontrollably when they’re affected by cancer- causing agent.
When cancer set in, it predisposes one to numerous symptoms such as weight loss, poor immune response, pains, fatigue among others.
However, scent leaf has been observed for prevention and treatment of cancer since it possesses anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties.
Do scent leaves Cure Cancer, scent leaf is a medicine, many use it to prevent cancer