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Digitalis: The Insulin for Cancer?

I'm sure it won't surprise anyone here that cardiac glycosides can be found in Artemisia



Variation in bioactive principles of Artemisia amygdalina Decne. in wild and tissue culture regenerants.

Cardiac glycosides and cancer therapy
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I would like to see comparative analysis with other Artemisia. amygdalina is a rarer species and is simply of very limited availability.
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I would like to see comparative analysis with other Artemisia. amygdalina is a rarer species and is simply of very limited availability.
"Antimicrobial effects and Phytoconstituents of ethanolic extract of leaves of Artemisia annua L" mentions that the samples they tested showed positive for Cardiac Glycosides they don't say how much but they are certainly present.
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The finding revealed that, Artemisia annua contain bioactive compound that are effective against the test organisms thus the crude extracts could be used directly for chemotherapy or treatment of infections caused by these organisms.
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Thanks for your research, Ted. I hope it is for your curiosity, and not that you are fighting it personally.

I think I would rather stick with artemisia or something related, rather than something as toxic as digitalis. I have heard of people treating themselves with foxglove tea and came dangerously close to losing their liver. This is something that should be done with close monitoring by someone well experienced with naturopathy.
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The Demonization of Digitalis: Plain Stupid Melissa Walton-Shirley
i don't have a cancer diagnosis nor do I suspect I may have cancer, or Alzheimer's or any of the conditions that I write about.
I think most of these conditions relate to diet/lifestyle and so we should all understand that these are the most likely things that will spoil our enjoyment of our last years.
I think we should live our lives in such as way as to minimize the risk of cancer, diabetes, obesity, dementia or heart disease by eating real foods as much as possbile and getting regular exercise and plenty of sleep.
I think it's best if we think about what we would do BEFORE the eventuality becomes a reality.
Having a plan B and knowing how to implement it means that you can start deploying it as soon as symptoms present and before first discussing it with your doctor.
I don't see any pressing need at the moment to reduce carbohydrates to the point I'm in ketosis constantly but it's no big deal and I think having a dummy run at short term fasting and a ketogenic diet would be a good prepartion before having to implement the protocol in earnest.
I think it's also possible we all have cancer from time to time without knowing it and that precancerous lumps may come and go seasonally so having a CLEAN UP anit-cancer protocol time each year may be sensible to eliminate or put into temporary senesence any potentially cancerous seeds.
Having a vitamin D3 level at or around 50ng/ml seems sensilble as a base level but if I suspected cancer was a possibility, I'd raise 25(OH)D to 80ng/ml with extra DAILY vitamin D3.If we have available sufficient free vitamin D3(unhydroxylated) available then should the need arise our body will be able to create the necessary responce. [
example here
CYP11A1 in skin: an alternative route to photoprotection by vitamin D compounds.
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