This multi-purpose drug known as Flourouracil (5-fluorouracil or 5-FU) aka Adrucil® is popping up again….we know this drug is commonly used as a chemotherapy drug for various cancers such as breast CA, colorectal CA, head and neck cancers and others, plus skin cancer known as superficial basal cell carcinoma. We do know that this drug [...]
Natural therapists (Naturopathic Medicine) have been using phytoestrogens for their patients with hormone-driven cancers for several decades. Successfully. They have had to rely on the anecdotal evidence of the patients that were successfully treated with them. It appears that phytoestrogens have been shown to be beneficial and protective. The understanding is that phytoestrogens exert a [...]
Linolenic Acid VS Oleic Acid – Which Plant Oil is the Best for the Client with a Compromised Skin Barrier?
Natural oils have been used as topical skin and body care treatments for the skin for years – so what are the best oils than will benefit the skin? Many oils contain oleic acid and/or linoleic acid. Research indicates oils with a higher oleic acid content are NOT beneficial to an impaired skin barrier. Oleic [...]