Glaucarubin is used to treat cancer growth or tumours caused by uncontrollable or abnormal cell division, which can spread through other parts of the body through the blood stream. The organic chemical used in the medicine is found in the tropical... High-res

Glaucarubin is used to treat cancer growth or tumours caused by uncontrollable or abnormal cell division, which can spread through other parts of the body through the blood stream. The organic chemical used in the medicine is found in the tropical plant, Simarouba glauca.

Lapochol has been seen as a treatment for cancer, however its potential is now low due to its toxic side effects. The compound is natural and found in the wood of the Handroanthus impetiginosus, commonly known as the Lapacho tree and is a yellow,... High-res

Lapochol has been seen as a treatment for cancer, however its potential is now low due to its toxic side effects. The compound is natural and found in the wood of the Handroanthus impetiginosus, commonly known as the Lapacho tree and is a yellow, skin-irritating powder.