Researchers at Tshwane University of Technology believe that “medicinal plants may hold at least some of the answers” to restoring lost tissue and bone:

We’ve studied two plants commonly used by South African traditional healers and herbalists to treat bone fractures and ease pain caused by osteoarthritis.

Our studies have yielded positive results in the laboratory. This suggests that compounds drawn from these medicinal plants could offer a valuable way to support bone regeneration and tissue loss in people who’ve suffered trauma.

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