India has a rich heritage of herbs and spices known to exhibit medicinal properties through a wide variety of culinary experiences. Most of them have excellent antioxidant properties with life changing biological processes contributing to inducing changes in cellular processes of the human body.

The biological processes of these ancient India herbs and spices are known since ages to cure and prevent many health ailments with major emphasis on cancer treatment, a medical condition that is taking life on a toll these days.

Here are the best 10 Herbs used for Ayurvedic Treatment for Cancer

Basil - Botanical Name: Ocimum Basilicum

This is a culinary herb originally native to India and various tropical regions of Asia. The herb is known to have excellent antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant, and antimutagenic properties that are known to prevent the occurrence of cancer.

Caraway - Botanical Name: Carum Carvi

This herb also known as the “Persian cumin” is originally native to the regions of Western Asia. The principal element in the cumin is carvone known to be a potent antioxidant that in turn promotes detoxification of carcinogens, thus preventing the risk of cancer.

Cardamom - Botanical Name: Amomum Subulatum

Cardamom is an herb belonging to the Ginger family attributing to the green and black genera. This is commonly used in many Indian spices for its miraculous antioxidant properties. This in turn works to scavenge radicals and keep the body free of cancer causing herms.

Cinnamon - Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Verum

Cinnamon is an herb belonging to the Lauraceae family. Fundamental constituents of cinnamon are cinnamaldehyde, terpinene, carvacrol, and coumarin; most of which are the major components of Chinese medicines. It is also known to reduce oxidative stress and stimulate free radical production as a measure to prevent cancer.

Clove – Botanical Name: Syzygium Aromaticum

Clove beholds many bioactive components like tannins, terpenoids, and acetyleugenol that together contribute to promote cellular detoxification. It becomes one of the major additions to the cancer diet prescribed by top doctors in best cancer hospitals, whether in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad or Nagpur.

Ginger – Botanical Name: Zingiber Officinale

Ginger is a common spice in Asian foods with a pungent flavor. The key constituents of ginger are gingerols and shogaols that together works excellently as anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic agents. It is a major addition to the diet of a cancer patient and a perfect prevention measure against the attack of cancer causing substances.

Saffron – Botanical Name: Crocus Sativus

Saffron is a is a herbal medicine known since ages to possess anti-cancer effects due iots ability to inhibit cell proliferation. The essential bioactive compunds that contribute to its cancer preventing and curing measures are crocin and crocetin.

Black Pepper – Botanical Name: Piper Nigrum

Black pepper is a commonly consumed herb in majority of common medicines. When it comes to curing and preventing cancer, black pepper contains an alkaloid substance that mainly works to put forth antitumor activities in various types of cancers.

Red Chili Pepper – Botanical Name: Capsicum Annum

Red chili pepper is a common herb used in Indian kitchens and is known for its pungency and flavor. It beholds anti-cancer constituents that exert cancer-fighting activities as a measure to support cancer treatment.

Rosemary – Botanical Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis

Rosemary is a popular herb known to act as a preventive agent against cardiovascular disease, diabetes and different types of cancers. However, the cure for cancer through rosemary is purely based on the stage and type with a collaborative impact of its constituents including carnosic acid and rosmanol.

Author's Bio: 

Bio: Dr. Nitesh Khonde is an expert in Traditional & Modern Ayurveda and panchkarma there
He as a driving force of this hospital has spread the culture of this ancient method of
health treatment in the city and surrounding through his knowledge, exposure, and expertise.