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This Alternative medicine related article has been awarded BRONZE status for quality. It's getting there, but could be better with improvement. See RationalWiki:Article rating for more information.


Copied from Wikipedia[edit]

This appears to be an unattributed copy/paste of the Wikipedia article (at that moment of time). (In other words, a copyright or at least license violation.)--ZooGuard (talk) 12:07, 2 December 2012 (UTC)

Ideally it should be rewritten to resemble the WP article as little as possible. If not, attribution should be given as per the CC licence. WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 12:09, 2 December 2012 (UTC)
For now I've redirected it to the cancer industry article, pending a rewrite. WéáśéĺóíďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 13:49, 27 December 2012 (UTC)
This should be a redlink instead.--"Shut up, Brx." 20:19, 6 January 2013 (UTC)


What's it made of?--Krejtalk 23:34, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

Various recipes. Quackwatch lists some - David Gerard (talk) 00:15, 6 April 2013 (UTC)


Wouldn't a substance this corrosive technically be a real--brutally inefficient and infeasible, but nonetheless real--treatment for some types of cancer? (talk) 08:58, 22 May 2013 (UTC)


Yup. It gets the message across.

But... ew. Is there a way to make it an opt-in to view? Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 20:41, 28 July 2014 (UTC)

I've NSFW'd it. Scream!! (talk) 21:27, 28 July 2014 (UTC)
In that case, wouldn't it be better to mark it as potentially disturbing than NSFW? — Unsigned, by: Sophophobe / talk / contribs
Please be my guest! Scream!! (talk) 22:39, 28 July 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. That treatment, and the new placement, seem appropriate. I never know when kids might peek into the room while I'm reading RW. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 23:08, 28 July 2014 (UTC)


https://www.reddit.com/r/newzealand/comments/41tfik/black_salve_bullshit/ Mʀ. Wʜɪsᴋᴇʀs, Esϙᴜɪʀᴇ (talk/stalk) 18:40, 20 January 2016 (UTC)