• Question: what is it in the Scotch thistle leaves that might be able to counter Cancer cells

    Asked by hugobarker to Scotch Thistle on 7 Nov 2017.
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      Scotch Thistle answered on 7 Nov 2017:

      Good question! I don’t think we know exactly what it is yet. Scientists in Jodan did the studies where they extracted the liquid from the leaves so this probably contained a mixture of lots of different chemicals and compounds. If we know more about the thistle genome we might be able to answer these questions.