Which of the following spices is known to possess anti-cancerc properties scientifically?
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Turmeric, also known as curcumin, is a common spice with great nutritional properties. It is considered to be a great antioxidant and is known to possess anti-inflammatory properties. Thousands of studies conducted in the past have proved it to be effective against cancer by slowing down cell multiplication and enhancing the DNA-repair property of the cells.
According to Ayurveda, which of the following factors cause cancer?
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According to Ayurveda, an imbalance in either of the three Doshas can lead to cancer. This imbalance is caused due to under-expression or over-expression of one or more Doshas. As one Dosha increases, the other two become disbalanced and spread throughout the body along with waste products. The waste then settles down at the weakest site of the body and this is when cancer begins to form and produce symptoms.
Which of the following Ayurvedic treatment is meant for prevention of breast cancer?
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Shirodhara is an age-old practice of using warm herbalized oil for massage. It is usually poured over the head to calm the body and mind and to synchronize the pattern of the brain waves. For women who wish to prevent breast cancer with the help of Shirodhara, a combination of olive, coconut, castor and other oils is used to massage the areas surrounding the breasts. It helps detoxify the mammary glands and other parts of the breasts.
Panchakarma is not recommended for prevention and treatment of cancer.
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Panchakarma is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that means five treatments. As the name suggests, it involves the use of up to five other Ayurvedia remedies for cancer prevention, which includes Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Swedana, Garshana and Basti. Panchakarma works by stimulating all the five senses of the body and through detoxification of the body, mind and soul of an individual.
Which of the following Ayurvedic practices is considered to be the most effective against cancer cancer?
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Basti is an ancient practice that involves administration of certain Ayurvedic herbs through enema. Enema refers to injection of fluid in the bowel through rectum for cleansing purpose. The herbs injected during Basti work by balancing out the Doshas and through complete detoxification of the bowel. The reduction in toxins from the area thus helps prevent and treat bowel or colon cancer.