Oldenlandia and Scutellaria: Antitoxin and Anticancer Herbs

Oldenlandia and scutellaria are extensively used in modern Chinese practice for treatment of viral infections (especially hepatitis) and cancers, as well as for some other syndromes involving “toxic heat,” such as acne, boils, and other skin ailments. In addition to being incorporated into decoctions prescribed at medical clinics, these herbs are available as instant tea preparations from China, intended for daily use as a preventive measure against these diseases. Despite their widespread consumption, these herbs are not among those mentioned in traditional formulas studied as part of the standard Chinese herb training, making it more difficult to understand their use and apply them to their fullest potential. They had been utilized in some folk remedies in the past, but came to prominence only during the 20th Century.

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