Black Salve A Fake Home Remedy For Skin Cancer, FDA Confirms

 

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Despite the promise of an “easy and natural” treatment for skin cancer, home remedies such as black salve can actually make things worse, new research shows.

People use black salve with the hope that it will remove skin cancers. But, this purported therapy contains corrosive ingredients that can destroy the skin’s top layer while cancer continues to grow underneath, the researchers explained.

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