NO! To our knowledge there are no "SILVER BULLETS" when it comes to cancer treatment. However, there are successful protocols usually requiring the supervision of an experienced health care professional including but not limited to chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, naturopathy, proper diet, detoxification, and attitude.
YES! Some tribes referred to the Yew Tree as "Chief of the Forest." See Ethnobotany (Historical) section for references.
NO! There are seven species of Yew Trees growing around the world mainly in the Northern Hemisphere and several ornamental hybrids. European Yews (Taxus baccata) and Japanese Yews (Taxus cuspidata), which are the most common landscape ornamentals, are poisonous because they contain toxic amounts of the cardiotoxic alkaloidal fraction named, "Taxine" which causes death from asphyxia due to cardiac and respiratory failure. Due to an idiosyncrasy of nature, Pacific Yew (Taxus brevifolia) is lacking in harmful amounts of poisonous alkaloids and is safe to use as a dietary supplement. Request to see toxicity reports using email@example.com.
YES! Pacific Yew Products should not be taken during pregnancy due to historical use as an emmenagogue (stimulates menstrual flow) and for birth control.
NO! However, it is known that pharmaceutical drugs produced from Yew can sometimes enhance the effectiveness of other drugs and at the same time may enhance their side effects. Therefore, as a precaution, we recommend not using YewTip™ products while taking pharmaceuticals and if you do, be well aware of their side effects and consult with your doctor.
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