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Bitter Gourd Seeds Cure Cancer

Mar 22, 2017
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A research conducted by the Peradeniya University has revealed the potentiality of bitter-gourd seeds in destroying cancer cells. Prof. Jayantha Rajapaksa of the Veterinary Faculty engaged in the research said during his one-year research it was possible to discover the Alpha Steric Fatty Acid (ASFA) contained in bitter-gourd seeds which was capable of suppressing cancer cells.

He also said this medication has no side effects and it is now being administered to patients at the Kandy General Hospital Cancer Unit and had proved success. This innovative medicine will soon be presented to the Medical Faculty of the Peradeniya University.

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