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Taxol is used in cancer chemotherapy, mainly to treat patients with lung, ovarian, breast, head and neck cancer. It can also be known to treat restenosis. Its original ingredient came from the Taxus Brevifolia plant, but it no longer in use due to its environmental concern of its sourcing. High-res

Taxol is used in cancer chemotherapy, mainly to treat patients with lung, ovarian, breast, head and neck cancer. It can also be known to treat restenosis. Its original ingredient came from the Taxus Brevifolia plant, but it no longer in use due to its environmental concern of its sourcing.

L-Dopa is a chemical that is made with a part of the Mucuna prurien plant. It is well known for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Dopamine-Responsive Dystonia. This medicine crosses the blood-brain barrier and helps the central nervous system as well as the peripheral nervous system. This medicine can cause side effects. High-res

L-Dopa is a chemical that is made with a part of the Mucuna prurien plant. It is well known for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Dopamine-Responsive Dystonia. This medicine crosses the blood-brain barrier and helps the central nervous system as well as the peripheral nervous system. This medicine can cause side effects.

Quinine is an crystalline alkaloid that has properties which can help reduce fever, pain and inflammatory. It is also used as a muscle relaxant. Historically, the bark from the Cinchona tree would have been grounded and taken with sweetened water to produce the same effects.  High-res

Quinine is an crystalline alkaloid that has properties which can help reduce fever, pain and inflammatory. It is also used as a muscle relaxant. Historically, the bark from the Cinchona tree would have been grounded and taken with sweetened water to produce the same effects. 

Etoposide is used as treatment for cancer in chemotherapy for cancers such as testicular cancer, lung cancer, Ewing’s sarcoma and Kaposi’s sarcoma. The drug usually given with a combination of other treatment drugs and can be used prior to a bone marrow or blood cell transplant. Its chemical can be found in the American Mayapple plant. High-res

Etoposide is used as treatment for cancer in chemotherapy for cancers such as testicular cancer, lung cancer, Ewing’s sarcoma and Kaposi’s sarcoma. The drug usually given with a combination of other treatment drugs and can be used prior to a bone marrow or blood cell transplant. Its chemical can be found in the American Mayapple plant.

Catechin is a type of antioxidant and can be found in chocolate, red wine, tea and apples. The organic compound is found in the Acacia catechu plant and is used to help reduce major health problems that include strokes, heart failures, diabetes and cancer. High-res

Catechin is a type of antioxidant and can be found in chocolate, red wine, tea and apples. The organic compound is found in the Acacia catechu plant and is used to help reduce major health problems that include strokes, heart failures, diabetes and cancer.

Betulinic acid has antiretroviral, antimalarial and anti-inflammatory properties and more recently, an anticancer property has been discovered. It is used to help restrain the growth of the tumour and several cancer cells.
Betulinic acid is found in a variety of plants, however Betula pubescens is the main plant and is extracted from its bark. High-res

Betulinic acid has antiretroviral, antimalarial and anti-inflammatory properties and more recently, an anticancer property has been discovered. It is used to help restrain the growth of the tumour and several cancer cells.

Betulinic acid is found in a variety of plants, however Betula pubescens is the main plant and is extracted from its bark.