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This past June, I got to hear a lecture given by Dr. Mahmoud Suhail called “Frankincense Research — Unlocking the Secrets of a Precious Ancient Oil.” Dr. Suhail shared his findings from studies involving frankincense (Boswellia Sacra), which have been underway for a while (BBC News reported on his research in 2010). He said, “The observation is that Boswellia Sacra exhibits anti-cancer properties,” adding that the oil also “appears to be anti-proliferative”, and provides a “protective effect for normal cells”.
Is this great news or what?!
Dr. Suhail explained that frankincense molecules can cross the entire cell membrane, including the blood brain barrier, which is significant; it means that it can actually reach the DNA and reprogram cancerous cells. According to Dr. Suhail, the blood brain barrier is a persistent challenge to the pharmaceutical industry; fewer than 5% of drugs can cross it.
What’s even more fascinating, is that most anti-cancer drugs on the market are from plant origins. Take taxanes, for example, a semi-synthetic drug used to treat cancer that comes from the Pacific yew tree. To create the drug, they separate some of the properties from the essential oil, producing a 10% dilution of the substance.
He explains that when you have improper extraction methods, you lose the bioavailability and tissue redistribution, which means the substance is incapable of getting where it needs to go in order to heal the cell.
Dr. Suhail says that Frankincense, in addition to exhibiting anti-cancer properties, has demonstrated tissue regeneration properties, which is great news for skin cancer, as well as mature skin. And because it’s highly anti-inflammatory, it’s demonstrated the ability to help with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, immune diseases and ulcers. It’s even demonstrated improvements with degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to Dr. Suhail.
But maybe the most impressive findings he shared were in the area of brain tumors. He showed a slide of a brain tumor that was treated with frankincense in Germany. After 70 days, there was NO evidence of the tumor. ZIP.
If frankincense is capable of healing cells that are in great states of imbalance, imagine what it might be able to do to protect a healthy body.
An article published in Natural News in March (“Cancer industry trying to co-opt most recent potential natural cure – frankincense”) also discussed Dr. Suhail’s findings. Author Paula Fassa writes, “This research is considered preliminary within mainstream medical authority and FDA guidelines.” She goes on to explain that Dr. Suhail’s research could “…benefit Big Pharma, enabling them to create a profitable patented cancer drug based on frankincense after years of testing.”
However, the cover story for Big Pharma “is that they want to make sure they have the right ingredient or ingredients and to eliminate unnamed allergenic agents that are not actively involved with killing cancer cells. In Oman, however, where many use abundantly grown frankincense, there are no cancer patients in either of the two hospitals. Also, there are no serious allergic reactions among them. Conversely, there are many adverse side effects from pharmaceuticals and chemotherapy…. Profitable FDA approved patented medications require laboratory synthesis. Natural solutions can’t be patented,” says Fassa.
Needless to say, these statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or mitigate any disease.
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