Therapies using herbs and plants are widely available in supermarkets, chemists, health food shops, on the internet, and from nutritionists, herbalists and homeopaths. They are mainly taken by mouth but can also come as oils and creams.
There is no medical evidence to show that flower, plant or herb therapies have any effect on cancer.
A few herb and plant extracts have been shown to be helpful with certain symptoms and side effects. But most have no effect on cancer symptoms or side effects of treatment.