Tag: black salve

Death from Cancer Quackery – Black Salve Edition

An Australian nurse dies of cancer while being treated by a cancer quack with a caustic substance known as black salve. How and why is this allowed to happen?

/ May 23, 2018

Escharotic Treatment for Cervical Dysplasia: A New Incarnation of Black Salve?

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) and black salve (which contains bloodroot) are promoted and sold as a cure for many things, including cervical dysplasia. While it does kill cancer cells, it does so just like a flamethrower - indiscriminately, killing lots of normal cells along the way.

/ May 26, 2015

What naturopaths say to each other when they think no one’s listening

It's said that the true test of a person's character is what he or she does and says when no one is watching. When it comes to science and medicine, naturopaths fail that test of character.

/ October 20, 2014