Hoxsey herbal therapy
Hoxsey herbal therapy(hŏk′sē)
[Harry Hoxsey, 1901–1974, Am. herbalist]
An alternative therapy for cancer consisting of a tonic (of barberry, cascara, clover, licorice, pokeroot, and other herbs) and a diet enriched in grape juice, iron, calcium, vitamin C, and yeast. The therapy has been proven to be ineffective.
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