International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Herbal Medicine | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019


Phytomedicines for Lung Cancer

Indrani Bhattacharya [2] | Prachi Patel [2] | Manju Kumari [4]


Abstract: Cancer is characterized by proliferation of cells that have managed to evade to central endogenous control mechanisms. There are many types of cancer occurs in to human body, in which second most commonest cancer is lung cancer which often found in both male and female. Whereas, the cell of lung cancer have defects within the restrictive circuits that plays a main role in governing traditional cell proliferation and physiological state. Lungs are part of respiratory system which consists of respiratory organ cells and that have capability to grow, alter and stop behaving commonly. Moreover, either of the number of these cells can grow into a tumour or few of them can be healthy. Additionally, few of the tumour growing cells are created by a group of cancerous cells. There are mainly two types of lung cancer: 1. Non small cell lung cancer and 2. Small- cell lung cancer Practically, Treatments like, Surgery, Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy cause toxic effect to human body inclusive of hair loss, weight loss, vertigo, etc. Whereas, in the case of phytomedicine treatment reduces the toxicity to the natural level and does not cause any harmful effect to human body. For e. g. herbs, spices, phytochemicals such as, phloretin, Theaflavin, 6-shogaol, etc, are termed as beneficial supplements for the health of the lung cancer patient.


Keywords: cancer, tumours, lung cancer, symptoms and treatment of lung cancer, phytomedicines, phytochemicals


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,


Pages: 1326 - 1329


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