Tagged: black salve

Science or Snake Oil: what is black salve and why do people think it can cure cancer? - Guest Work

Guest Author May 29, 2018

Cliff Rosendahl, The University of Queensland You might’ve heard the name black salve floating around in the media lately, accompanied by horror tales and even worse photos. But a quick google of the term will find just as many glowing reviews of miracle cancer cures. Black salve is a product derived from the plant Sanguinaria canadensis, … Read More

The dangerous delusions around use of ‘black salve’ - Unsorted

Alison Campbell Jan 20, 2016

Black salve. A slightly ominous name, but to some people it seems to be the best thing since sliced bread. A colleague has just pointed me at a discussion (on FB, where else?) around the use of ‘black salve’ to heal a self-diagnosed melanoma. (That bit’s important – the person concerned never saw a doctor & never had a biopsy, … Read More