Tea has a hot new superpower against cancer
Cancer Lung Cancer Tea

Tea has a hot new superpower against cancer

Mohamed Saad
Mohamed Saad

Here’s an exciting and accidental new discovery about tea: it can destroy most lung cancer cells. Future tea-based therapies will be less harmful to healthy cells and offer novel use for waste material destined for the tip.

In 10 seconds? Tea-leaf extracts destroyed 80% of lung cancer cells in an experiment originally aiming to find a cheap way to detect tumours, providing hope for new ways to tackle the disease.

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