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Colon Cancer Sch B Magnolia Berry

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Non-conventional  therapies for colon cancer can run the gamut from diet to supplements to sch B aka magnolia berry according to research linked and excerpted below.

You’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer. Surgically removing all of the cancer is the best way to debulk you of colon cancer cells. It is your best first step.

The next therapy step- either/or/both chemotherapy and radiation may not be the right therapy for you. Both chemotherapy and radiation kill cancer, but also kill normal tissue causing serious potential side effects.

The solution? Evidence-based, non-conventional therapies such as Sch B which comes from the magnolia berry as well as those therapies listed below.

What are non-conventional nutritional therapies for colon cancer?

Plant-based diet: Adopting a predominantly plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and seeds can provide essential nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber that support colon health and may help reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence.

  1. Omega-3 fatty acids: Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, sardines), flaxseeds, chia seeds, and walnuts, have anti-inflammatory properties that may be beneficial in managing colon cancer.
  2. Probiotics and prebiotics: Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that can promote gut health, while prebiotics are fibers that feed these bacteria. Including probiotic-rich foods like yogurt, kefir, and fermented vegetables, as well as prebiotic foods like garlic, onions, and bananas, may help support a healthy gut microbiome, which is important for immune function and overall health.
  3. Curcumin: Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that may help inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells and reduce inflammation in the colon. It can be consumed in the form of turmeric spice or through supplements.
  4. Green tea: Green tea contains polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which have been studied for their potential anti-cancer effects. Drinking green tea regularly may help reduce the risk of colon cancer and support overall health.
  5. Vitamin D: Adequate vitamin D levels are associated with a lower risk of colon cancer. Spending time outdoors in sunlight and consuming vitamin D-rich foods like fatty fish, eggs, and fortified dairy products can help maintain optimal vitamin D levels.
  6. Mushrooms: Certain mushrooms, such as shiitake, maitake, and reishi, contain compounds like beta-glucans and polysaccharides that have immune-boosting properties and may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
  7. Avoidance of processed and red meats: Limiting the consumption of processed meats, such as bacon, sausage, and deli meats, as well as red meats like beef and pork, may help reduce the risk of colon cancer.

To be clear, I’m not talking about “alternative” colon cancer therapies. Schisandra B or “magnolia berry” as well as a plant-based diet, vitamin D, curcumin, etc. are complementary therapies shown to work with conventional therapies.

Have you been diagnosed with colon cancer? What stage? What therapy plan are you considering? To learn more about evidenced-based complementary therapies send me an email David.PeopleBeatingCancer@gmail.com

Hang in there,

David Emerson

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

Colon cancer: Fruit used in Chinese medicine shows promise as treatment

  • A fruit used in Chinese medicine contains a compound that is very effective against colon cancer, according to a new study.
  • The compound is called Schisandrin B, and is found in a plant known as five-flavor berry or magnolia berry.
  • The anti-tumor compound performed especially well when introduced to late-stage colon cancer cells.
  • The plant is already widely available online, though it should be taken only under medical supervision due to several known adverse drug interactions…

A new study finds that a polyphenol found in a plant used in Chinese medicine known as schisandra or “magnolia berry” could help treat colon cancer, particularly in the disease’s later stages.

The findings were recently published inACS Pharmacology & Translational Science

Magnolia berry compound may help treat colon cancer

Schisandra chinensis, also known as Schisandrin B or Sch B, is a fruit used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to treat liver issues, stomach problems, and as a tonic for boosting vitality…

Sch B grows primarily in the forests of eastern Russia, Northern China, Korea, and in some places in Japan, and goes by several names, including:

  • ishisandra
  • magnolia berry
  • five-flavor berry
  • wu wei zi..

Previous research has suggestedTrusted Source that Sch B or magnolia berry may contain cancer-fighting properties against breast, liver, ovarian, gallbladder, and gastric cancers.

For the present study, the authors tested Sch B on human colon cancer tumor cells both in vitroand using animal models…

Sch B also exhibited very low toxicity against healthy cells when compared to currently available cancer drugs…



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