Sutherlandia Frutescens -Cancer Bush 20cm

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Cancer Bush

Sutherlandia frutescens is a southern African legume which has traditionally been used as an indigenous medicine for a variety of ailments. It is a shrub with bitter, aromatic leaves. Red-orange flowers appear in spring to mid-summer.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Adaptogenic bitter tonic – normalises body functions.
  • Increases body’s ability to adapt to environment, resistance to disease and stress.
  • Changes coarse of an illness into favourable outcome.
  • Supports immune system against chronic diseases and immune deficiency diseases.
  • Reduces wasting from cancer.
  • Supportive treatment toTB and Aids.
  • Stimulates appetite in severely ill and emaciated patients.
  • Helps to gain weight – people in good health does not gain weight.
  • Type 2 dibetes – regulates and stabilises blood sugar levels.
  • Treat viral hepatitis, bronchitis, flu, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, peptic ulcers, liver conditions, urinary tract conditions, stress and anxiety.
  • Topically: burns, wounds and inflammatory skin conditions.
  • Daily dose: 1 – 2 g dried herb.