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[Source: Arizona Daily Star] - Drug-discovery research points to a leafy plant growing in a south-side greenhouse as a possible treatment for tumors and other medical conditions.
A compound from withania plants - grown to big bushes in an old University of Arizona greenhouse - is showing promise for treating cancer, eye disorders and neurological diseases.
Growing a better withania plant is the work of professor Leslie Gunatilaka and his team at the UA's Natural Products Center.
For more information: UA work looks at leafy plant's healing potential