Circular Economy in Medicine and the environment

by Jack Turner in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom

Not quite
Unfortunately this project was not successful.

We source a key component in food waste that demonstrates remarkable health benefits. It is a food-safe, eco-friendly solvent and biofuel.

by Jack Turner in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom

Since consensus was reached on humanity's contribution to climate change through unsustainable economic growth, we, unfortunately, find ourselves in a period some have coined the 'Anthropocene' [from the Greek word Anthropos meaning human].

Since the turn of the century, sustainable alternatives for almost all aspects of the industry have been saught.

Very few of these alternatives have such diverse proven benefits spanning from environmentally-friendly industrial consumables right through to healthcare and biofuels. The list is extensive.

We are promoting a circular bio-economy that stands to have far reach implications in replacing tradition consumables with environmentally friendly, food-safe alternatives.
Examples include non-harmful alternatives to industrial chemicals (food safe). 

Our main extract is a chemical found some common fruits and in other plants, It is used to make medicine and has been proven to promote weight loss, prevent cancer, treat cancer, and treat bronchitis.
Our team plan to source, refine, and distribute our a selection of products with all starting materials considered waste by linear economy models.

Examples from the literate on potential therapeutic applications

1> Sun, Jidong; ,D-Limonene: safety and clinical applications,Alternative Medicine Review,12,3,259,2007,Thorne Research Inc.

2> Crowell, Pamela L; Gould, Michael N; , Chemoprevention and therapy of cancer by d-limonene, Critical Reviews™ in Oncogenesis,5,1,,1994,Begel House Inc.

3> Vigushin, David M; Poon, Grace K; Boddy, Alan; English, Jacqueline; Halbert, Gavin W; Pagonis, Christos; Jarman, Michael; Coombes, R Charles; Cancer Research Campaign Phase I/II Clinical Trials Committee; ,Phase I and pharmacokinetic study of D-limonene in patients with advanced cancer,Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology,42,2,111-117,1998,Springer

4> Crowell, Pamela L; Ayoubi, A Siar; Burke, Yvette D; , Antitumorigenic effects of limonene and perillyl alcohol against pancreatic and breast cancer, Dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment,,,131-136,1996, Springer

5> Crowell, Pamela L; Elson, Charles E; Bailey, Howard H; Elegbede, Abiodun; Haag, Jill D; Gould, Michael N; , Human metabolism of the experimental cancer therapeutic agent D-limonene, Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology,35,1,31-37,1994, Springer

6> Miller, Jessica A; Thompson, Patricia A; Hakim, Iman A; Chow, H-H Sherry; Thomson, Cynthia A; ,d-Limonene: a bioactive food component from citrus and evidence for a potential role in breast cancer prevention and treatment, Oncology Reviews,5,1,31-42,2011, Springer

7> Gould, Michael N; Cancer chemoprevention and therapy by monoterpenes.,Environmental Health Perspectives,105,suppl 4,977-979,1997,

8> Park, Hyo Min; Lee, Ji Hae; Yaoyao, Jia; Jun, Hee Jin; Lee, Sung Joon; ,"Limonene, a natural cyclic terpene, is an agonistic ligand for adenosine A2A receptors", Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications,404,1,345-348,2011, Elsevier

9> Herz, Rachel S, "Aromatherapy facts and fictions: a scientific analysis of olfactory effects on mood, physiology, and behavior", International Journal of Neuroscience,119,2,263-290,2009, Taylor & Francis

JT










Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£1,000 or more

A consultation and invite on community outreach

Pledgers of this amount are likely to be acutely aware of the vast array of benefits of our research. We would be offering, at the very least a consultation during which you have the opportunity to direct aspects of our community outreach stage. You may well find yourself attending and contributing to social events, presentations and online blogging should your passion dictate.

£20 or more

Complementary sample

Sample of flagship extract

£50 or more

Complementary sample with letter of thanks

Pledgers will receive a Complementary sample with a personal letter of appreciation

£100 or more

Complementary sample, letter of thanks, literature

You will receive your sample, a personally signed letter of appreciation for your support and selected literature


Got an idea like this?

Our crowd has raised over £70 million for bright ideas and good causes.