Kang Zhong Pian - Cancer Tumor Herbal Formula
Uses: Cancer Tumor, Cancer Care, Immune System. Kang Zhong Pian (TumoclearTM) is a Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbal Formula for cancer tumors and cancer care in general. The herbal formula is comprised of a number of traditional herbs which have been shown in clinical studies to help the body fight various tumors and cancers. May be used with Fu Zheng Kang Ai Pian which has a variety of herbs that further strengthen the immune system from a Chinese perspective.
The anti-cancer herbs in this formula have the following functions:
Sarcandra glabra (Zhong jie feng, Cao shan hu): In TCM terms, Sarcandra is used to "expel wind" and "resolve blood stagnation". Recent studies have show it has antitumor properties. When used with western chemotherapy drugs it has been shown in studies to increase their effectiveness. In a small clinical trial of 14 acute leukemia patients with Sarcandra, 4 patients had a complete remission and 6 a partial remission. Relapse was observed after the withdrawal of Sarcandra. No significant side effect was noticed during the trial. In a separate trial of 373 patients with various late stage tumors using Sarcandra, 53.9% patients showed improvement, of which 15.7% showed marked improvement. In studies tumors of the pancreas, colon, liver, esophagus and leukemia have responded well to treatment.
Scutellaria barbata (Ban zhi lian, Portulaca grandiflora): Scutellaria has a long history of treatment cancer tumors. Clinical studies have shown help with cancers of the liver, stomach, colon, lung, esophageal, and breast. In a trial involving 136 breast cysts, 44 (32%) showed remission, 42 (31%) marked improvement, 30 (22%) improvement, 20 (15%) had no improvement. No significant side effect was noticed. In the US a prepration of Ban zhi lian is now being approved by FDA for phase II trial of stage IV metastatic breast cancer.
Salvia chinensis (Shi jian chuan): Salvia chinensis is often included in TCM formulas for cancer. This herb has shown positive effects on tumors within the liver, stomach, colon, lung, and esophagus. In one study of 158 late stage stomach cancer, one Salvia chinensis-containing herbal formula was used along with chemotherapy for 1 to 2 years, the 3, 5, and 10 years' survival rate are 41.07%, 30.36% and 12.5% in the first group of 56 patients, and the 3 years' survival rate is over 50% in the second group of 102 patients with the best result seen in the combination with 5-Fu chemotherapy.
Coix lachryma-jobi (Yi yi ren, Job's tears, semen coicis): Coix is often used in herbal formulas for cancer care. A Coix preparation sold in China has been approved by FDA for a phase II trial to test its efficacy in treating non–small-cell lung cancer. Studies have suggested that the Coix preparation may enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy and reduce side effects such as fatigue, nausea, and hair loss.* (Studies from Chinese Journal of the Practical Chinese with Modern Medicine, 2006)
Ingredients: Sarcandra glabra (Zhong Jie Feng), Portulaca grandiflora (Scutellaria barbata) (Ban Zhi Lian), Salvia chinensis (Shi Jian Chuan), Coix lachryma-jobi (semen coicis) (Yi Yi Ren), Ganoderma japonicum (Reishi spore powder) (Ling Zhi Bao Zi Fen)
Recommended Dosage: Take 5 to 7 tablets with water or juice 3 times a day. Each bottle is approximately 10 days worth and an initial treatment would be 2 months of daily use and then check your condition.
Caution: Generally free of side effects but may cause loose stools in some patients. Due to the serious nature of cancer consulting with a Chinese Medicine herbalist and your medical doctor is appropriate before beginning treatment. (200 tablets)
*** The statements contained within this section regarding the clinical uses and effects of the herbal products listed have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. The herbal products listed here are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You should always consult your healthcare professionals before considering supplementation or other forms of self treatment.