ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES OF HERBS : A REVIEW
Keywords:Carcinogenic; Anti cancer; Herbal drugs; Medicinal plants; Apoptosis
There are tremendous reserves of organic compounds found in many plants on Earth that only a very small amount of which as an anti-cancer compounds tested and used. Worldwide endeavors are underway to discover new anti-cancer drugs. Nowadays, there is a proclivity to use of traditional and herbal medicines in cancer treatment. The omission of this paper aimed to investigate the medicinal plants which are endemic in many parts of the world and were used for the treatment of various cancers. The evaluated plants and consequently appropriated ones that are used in cancer treatment as well as metabolites that are extracted from which would be useful to scholars around the world.
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