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Carctol is a mixture of 8 herbs. It is based on Ayurvedic medicine.
There is no scientific evidence that it can treat cancer.

In 1968 an Ayurvedic doctor, called Nandlal Tiwari, started promoting Carctol alongside dietary changes. He claimed that it could help treat and prevent many types of illness, including cancer.

The herbs that make up Carctol are:

  • hemidesmus indicus

  • tribulus terrestris

  • piper cubeba linn

  • ammanniabaccifera linn

  • lepidium sativum linn

  • blepharis edulis

  • smilax china linn

  • rheum emodi wall


When used either complementary to conventional medicine or as an alternative therapy this herbal compound has helped many patients in their battle against cancer. Carctol is a treatment which consists of a pure natural herbs and must be taken with a low acidic diet and a high intake of water.

Carctol is available in the Capsule form and has been toxicity tested in both Great Britain and India as being a completely safe herbal supplement used for cancer.

Holistic and Ayurveda therapies have been used for years as alternative treatments for cancer and other diseases. Medical associations are now beginning to accept that many holistic treatment are beneficial to patients and are providing to have positive results even where conventional medicine fails.

Carctol has been used in the United Kingdom for 7 years under prescription only. This is due to 8 herbs used being recognized as having medicinal value.

A standard recommended daily dosage of Carctol for adults is between 4 and 8 capsules. Specific dosage instructions: Adult (Stage 1 or 2) 1 capsule 4 times a day, Adult (ChronicTerminal Cases) 2 Capsules 4 times a day, Child 12 * 4 times a day, Infant 14 * 4 times a day.

Carctol is supposed to be taken in parallel with an acid-free, vegetarian diet and needs to be accompanied by digestion-assisting enzymes. Additionally, patients are advised to drink 3-5 litres of boiled and refrigerated water each day.

Advocates suggest that Carctol must be administered strictly, as per dosage schedule, for at least 60 days for the initial response and then to be continued as per physician’s advice. Carctol capsules are supposed to be continued for a further six months and the daily dosage is not to be interrupted.

One Website on Carctol suggests that a “two month trial is the minimum essential period, but generally a six month period with follow-up periods is recommended

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