Topical Treatments for Cancer Care

The skin is our largest organ and topical herbal applications provide a great opportunity to deliver remedies safely and effectively. From escharotics to healing poultices, from liniments to foot baths, herbs can be applied to the skin in many ways to induce healing. In treating cancer topical herbs can provide direct anti-cancer effects, or assist in managing the consequences of other treatments e.g. radiation burns, hand and foot syndrome, or post surgical scarring. This class will provide recipes and formulas, strategies, and safeguarding.