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Iscador

Category: Herbal

Other Names: Mistletoe

Iscador is registered brand name of a product containing an extract of the Mistletoe plant which grows naturally on the barks of various trees. First marketed in 1917 in Switzerland, and today in many parts of Europe, Iscador was brought to the public's attention in the USA by actress Susan Sommers. The manufacturer/distributor term Iscador a complementary medicine rather than an alternative medicine. It is prescribed in Europe by medical doctors including oncologists. This is in addition to the conventional cancer therapies radiation, surgery and chemotherapy. Its actions are many sided and complex, however it is now recognized that one side of its activity comes from stimulating parts of the immune system that can slow the growth of cancer cells. Many patients also report an improved quality of life such as feeling better and more positive, and also needing less pain relief. For these reasons, Iscador is often included with conventional therapies such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Iscador is available by prescription only under the brand name ISCAR in the USA

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