Australian scientists concluded that emu oil is taken from the fat bird from Australia, can help repair intestinal damage chemotherapy patients.
Emu oil has long been used for the treatment of Aborigines skin injuries, can accelerate intestinal repair and treat a variety of other common intestinal diseases, so the researchers was quoted as saying by The Telegraph.
University of Adelaide researchers concluded this oil is resolvent and accelerate repair by stimulating the growth of stomach intestinal kripta which helps absorb food.
More than 60 percent of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy suffer from chronic intestinal ulcers, but there is currently no effective treatment options, the researchers said.
"We have do enough research in the laboratory. Study showed emu oil has the potential to reduce the symptoms of this condition and the weakening increases intestinal recovery," said lead researcher, Professor Gordon Howarth.
The results showed that the oil produced to make greater intestinal kripta and reduce the intestinal damage that affected ulcerative colitis or inflammatory bowel disease.
Healing powers of emu oil has recently happened to the Australian actress Cate Blanchett told Elle magazine that she uses Emu oil based cream on his skin.