Wine Found To Have Potent Anti-cancer Properties

Korea’s traditional makgeolli rice wine has been found to have potent anti-cancer properties that are 10-25 times greater than beer and grape wine, Yonhap news agency reported quoting a state-run laboratory as saying Thursday.

Farnesol is a compound that has been proven to have anti-tumor, chemopreventive and anti-microbial characteristics. It is used to make perfumes and hygiene products. Tests have shown that even a small amount inhaled as an aerosol is effective in fighting lung cancer and other cancerous growths.Read more…


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