Black Salve

Author: Dr David Shaw, a skin and cosmetic GP at Kingscliff Health medical and allied health centre in Kingscliff, NSW. Black Salve (BS), aka Cancema is a blanket term for any topical paste typically consisting of zinc chloride (largest ingredient), bloodroot and sometimes other botanicals.  The recipe is not standardised so it’s difficult to compare products and you can’t really be sure what […]

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