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Effect of Xihuang wan in the treatment of cancer

There are many Chinese herbs or herbal formula that are used in the treatment of cancer.  Compared with conventional western medicine in the treatment of cancer, the advantage of Chinese herbal therapy are:

(1). The treatment of cancer is wholistic. The herbs work not only to prevent the cancer growth in local spot, but also improve the ability of the defense system of the whole body, so that to prevent any new growth of cancer in any other part of the body and to prevent the spread of the current cancer cell to grow in other part of the body.

(2). Treat the cancer and the symptoms at the same time. With the conventional medicine, the chemotherapy or radiation therapy could cause lots of side effects, such as bleeding, frequent infection, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation/diarrhea, chronic fatigue. To solve these symptoms, additional chemical drugs are needed. With Chinese herbal therapy, the symptoms due to the cancer and/or to the therapies are solved at the same time.

(3). Treat the cancer without affecting the body normal ability. As we mentioned above, the standard chemotherapy or radiation therapy damaged the defense system of the body. While the Chinese herbal therapy, by improving the overall body condition, actually improves the defense system of the body, so that there is much less chance for patients to get new or additional infections during the treatment.

(4). Chinese herbal therapy is much safe. The side effect rate is very low.

(5). Chinese herbal therapy is much cheep than conventional chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgical therapy.

Here we introduce one of the famous Chinese herbal formula used for the treatment of cancer in China: Xihuang wan. (wan means pill here in Chinese).


Xihuang wan


Function in Chinese herbal therapy: to detoxify, to clear Fire, to reduce swelling (the cancer size). Supply Qi and Blood in the body, improve blood micro-circulation.

Function in terms of conventional medicine:  reduce side effects due to chemotherapy and radiation therapy; to improve function of bone marrow in production of blood cells; to increase appetite, keep body weight. Functions to battle again bacteria, suppress infection reaction, to reduce pain. Activate function of microphages, NK cells, T lympha cells. Prevent the activity of blood vessel production factors, stop new blood vessels growth in the cancer tissues. Increase the number of T cells and IgM. Lab tests also suggest that the Xihuang wan works to prevent the growth the various cancer cells in culture conditions.

Ingredients: Niuhuang, Shexiang, Ruxiang, Moyao.

Clinic use:

(1). Various cancer: it has been used in the treatment of breast cancer, cervical cancer, bladder cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, esophagus cancer, stomach cancer, thyroid cancer, colon cancer, leukemia, etc.

(2). Various suppurative and proliferative diseases, such as Mammary gland hyperplasia, breast fibroma, lymphatitis, osteomyelitis, and sepsis, chronic appendicitis, acute or chronic mump, Erysipelas, herpes roster, pyoderma, lymphatic tuberculosis, etc.

How to use: One glass via each time, twice a day.

Cost: $95 CD for five days dose.

How long one may need to take this herb: one to two months.