[toc]Skin pigments called melanin are produced in the body by melanocytes. When melanin mutates, it leads to dangerous malignant cells, which is referred to as melanoma. The most easily identifiable symptom of melanoma is the occurrence of new or enlarging mole or patch of skin. Due to habits like tanning, skin cancer has increased in the recent times. Malignant melanoma is not like benign tumor.
Malignant tumor is more serious and multiplies fast and this cancer has more permeability, which could lead to severe health issues and is also fatal sometimes. However, melanoma can be treated, if it is diagnosed during the initial stages itself. Immediate medical intervention is recommended because it could become difficult to treat when the symptoms become severe. A few natural treatments for skin cancer are discussed below.
Natural Cures For Skin Cancer
Green tea a great antioxidant and has been proven to be extremely beneficial in treating several health problems. Green tea intake is known to inhibit the cell multiplication that happens in the initial stages of skin cancer. Tumor caused due to exposure to ultra violet rays can be prevented by intake of green tea. The growth of the tumor could also be inhibited. Green tea can also be applied topically to protect the skin from the damage caused by the ultra violet rays.
Egg Plant And Vinegar
A mixture of white vinegar or apple cider vinegar with a medium sized eggplant must be ground to a paste. Refrigerate this mixture for about three days till it turns brownish gold. This color signifies that the mix is ready to use. Apply this combination on the tumor with the help of a cotton swab or you can bandage the cotton on the tumor. Effective results can be noticed in a week or two.
Cat’s claw is an effectual herb and is known to enhance immunity. It also has anticancer qualities too. The recommended dose of this extract is about one thousand milligrams, three times every day. Care should be taken when consuming this extract as it is not advised for people who are nursing, pregnant, recipients of organ transplants and people who are taking anticoagulant medicines.
Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids
In order to prevent melanoma a diet high in omega 3 essential fatty acids and low in omega 6 fatty acids is advised. Food sources rich in omega 3 fatty acids are fish oil and olive oil. Butter is also known to possess high amounts of omega 3. The initiation and multiplication of skin tumor can be decreased by increasing the intake of omega 3 fatty acids. People suffering from skin cancer are advised to consume fish cooked in olive oil at least two times per week to reduce the symptoms.
Detox is essential for general well being. To treat skin cancer, detox and elimination is absolutely necessary. To prepare the detox you need to combine equal amounts of herbal extracts from herbs like burdock root, dandelion, blood root, chaparral, frangula, Echinacea, ginger, red clover, violet leaves and licorice and fill small capsules with this combination. It is recommended to consume two of these capsules, four times every day to get better results.