Scientists Identify 28,000 Medicinal Plants That Treat Ailments from Cancer to Diabetes

by Shelby

There are literally thousands of medications on the market today. The pharmaceutical companies are pumping us full of toxic chemicals and not taking a second glance back. That’s exactly why modern day diseases are only on the rise.

We can’t help but face some sort of health issues. No matter who you are, you’re more than likely going to experience some sort of health issue – whether it be a headache or a hemorrhage, doctors will prescribe your toxic medications for any kind of disease.

These medications can bring about all kinds of side effects too. That is why it is always a better choice to heal yourself naturally. There are thousands of natural medicines out there, and they are ten times as effective as regular pharmaceuticals.

A recent analysis by the United kingdom’s Kew Gardens has documented over 28,000 plants that can be utilized as medications. Plant medicine usually pertains to hallucinogenic drugs such as mushrooms or marijuana, but there are actually thousands of other plants that can be used medicinally. To be exact, they have found there to be 28,187 plants that can be used as medications.

The report states:

“In many regions of the world, people still rely on traditional plant-based medicines for their primary healthcare. This is especially true for many rural communities in Africa, parts of Asia, and Central and South America, where plants and knowledge of their traditional use are accessible and affordable. In other countries, many of these traditional plant-based medicines are being integrated through regulations into mainstream health systems.”

“Since 1981, 1,130 new therapeutic agents have been approved for use as pharmaceutical drugs, of which 593 are based on compounds from natural sources. Thirty-eight are derived from medicinal plants. Fifteen of the 56 natural drugs registered for the treatment of cancer since 1980 are derived from medicinal plants with a long history of traditional use.”

“The report said two plants, artemisinin, and quinine, are ‘among the most important weapons’ against malaria, which killed over 400,000 people in 2015,” Yahoo summarized.

According to Monique Simmonds, deputy director of science at Kew, “The report is highlighting the huge potential that there is for plants, in areas like diabetes and malaria,” Yahoo reported. “One study documents 656 flowering plant species used traditionally for diabetes, representing 437 genera and 111 families,” the report explains.

Before you go to your local drugstore in search of a magic pill to cure your sore throat, remember that those medications could be responsible for many harmful side effects. Pharmaceutical CEOs are only concerned with making the most money – not curing your health ailments. Sadly, we’re nothing but dollar signs to them.

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