Found an address in the country to check on the availability of this
plant @ this site. http://plants.usda.g...nt_profile.cgi?
Click on resource & reference.
> elr: got this post from another health-related list - this one
> somebody who has an elevated AFP. googled and found out its
> is caesalpinia sappan. interesting thing about this sibukaw. and
> right here! =) . i'm now into milk thistle (healthy options brand
> caps 3xdaily). now if only mary thistle could also grow in the
> =) .
> angelq@xxxx writes:
> In all my conversations with the 'good doctors and specialists' I
> have not heard that this kind of ailment is cancer. Perhaps it is.
> Anyway, it has always been my way to 'discover' even at the risk
> of making myself the 'test' case. Even in my work in life, my
> dedication was to discover and to help others proceed from what
> been started or discovered.
> If it were otherwise and I concentrated instead on successful
> achievements for gain or profit, I probably would really have been
> Senator by now.
> ...perhaps I should tell you what I discovered yesterday after a
> met with a the Dean of the College of Medicine of Xavier
> Contradicting many other doctors, two of them said that high
> count of the Alpha Feto Protein refers only to a 'disease' of the
> liver and no other organ of the human body.
> He is an internist; it is reported that he and his brother
> studied and practice medicine in the States. He came home to attend
> to his parents, while his brother continued to practice in the
> States. Reportedly, he was one of the brain surgeons who attended
> President Kennedy in Dallas.
> I purposely sought him out becase as an old friend, I wanted to
> tell him of my condition and probably forewarn him of my farewell.
> After I described my ailment, he immediately told me that he had
> six patients who had ailments like mine.
> Immediately after the diagnosis he just directed them to go
> home. There is simply no cure, and the chemotherapy, he said is
> actually an herbal cure derived from a plant in Argentina. It is
> to maintain their survival, not a cure for these kind of cases and
> would be beyond their means. So he believed.
> Two years later these patients came to visit, to his surprise. He
> showed me their clinical records. One who just recently visited him
> had survived for ten years now.
> The problem he said was the Alpha Feto Protein which when it
> exceeds the normal count of 1 to 5, I think it is, no matter how
> small the 'mass' in the liver, points the direction where one is
> surely to go before his time.
> He told me that when he told the German Doctors, about the
> survival rate of his six patients, they were interested. All of
> these six patients merely took the common 'herb' we have in the
> Philippines, caled Cebukaw, or Sibukaw (as pronounced). The old
> people use it to reduce their 'sugar' for diabetes, to find relief
> for their Almoranas, and other diseases including eyesights.
> At Xavier University, the German Government, I think is
> supporting a German Doctor who is treating indigent patients for
> free. They visited him and during which he told them of his
> experience with the six patients. They wanted to 'experiment and
> the curative value of the plant.'
> He went to the Philippine General Hospital and inquired how
> the 'German Doctors' could test and the discover the secret of the
> herb. He was informed that such medical research on Philippine
> closed to foreigners. So he left it at that. It was a missed
> opportunity, because at that time, the Director of the Bureau of
> Food and Drug, in the Philippines was Doctor Quintin Kintanar who
> my room mate at school and a very good friend. He also found that
> other doctors had the same experiences he had with his patients.
> If I were in their shoes I would have committed an improper act,
> like my father, give them some 'cuttings' or seeds of the plant.
> can plant it somewhere elese. Probably now we would have discovered
> its medical cures. For me this is not a matter for 'profit' but
> for 'life " .
> In its raw form, all that is needed are chopped parts of
> the 'wooden branch or trunk to size of a small finger. Three or
> of them must be boiled for about twenty minutes until it turns red
> and dark red. It can then be used as normal drinking water.
> I tried it before for my diabetes, but upon an opinion of a
> doctor, I quit. He told me the 'side effects' and the volume or
> measurement must first be established... Like the Mahogany tree
> fruit, it reduced the blood pressure, but continued use resulted in
> damage to the liver.
> Perhaps, like Auring Cudal, I should keep a record of what I am
> now doing and find out within a few months or weeks, whether my
> Alpha Feto Protein count would change.
> I have chosen to use only one laborary from now on and have my
> Secretary keep a record of the results. I am just afraid that at my
> age, it may be indeed be a cure but will not be 'visible' or
> appreciable before my 'real time' comes when my maker will call
> Anyway, I was just thinking about the Philippine Parmaceuticals
> companies. I am certain they must have heard of this experience of
> doctor and others. They must have started their research and cannot
> make for certain what they wanted that may be commercially viable.
> any rate, if they will only try and save lives and perhaps like
> Argentina, provided a source of income for our country. These herbs
> grow wild in Philippines, Jasaan (this is a name of a town)loam
> but the soil as I see it is almost the same in almost all parts of
> the country. Naturally there should be water and sunshine, normal
> in the Philippines.
> Please, do not worry about me. Tell others. The only thing that I
> am really afraid of will be the expected pains but then the doctor
> friends, have given me so many pain killers before I knew and ask
> or need them that I might just open a " drug store for pain
> In fact, I am very much satisfied that my maker has given a
> leeway of six months or more to set my affairs in order.
> Again, for all of you my thanks for your concern and prayers. I
> am not yet out. Sebukaw may just come to the rescue by the will of
> the Almighty.
> Live your life so you won't be ashamed to
> leave your family parrot with the town gossip