Basal cell carcinoma is considered to be “non-life threatening” by the medical industry, however any type of cancer poses a significant threat to your health and well-being.
If you have been diagnosed with any type of cancer you should look for holistic treatment options which include necessary medical supervision. Some natural remedies for BCC include apple cider vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, and baking soda.
What Is a Basal Cell Carcinoma?
Basal cell carcinoma is a very common form of skin cancer. This type of cancer begins in your basal cells, these are the cells within the skin that generate new skin cells as the old ones die. The condition most commonly manifests as a waxy bump on your skin; however, it can take other forms too. It also bleeds repeatedly and itches.
What Causes This Type of Skin Cancer?
Basal cell carcinoma often occurs on the head and neck as these areas are frequently exposed to the sun. The underlying cause, however, is a mutation in your basal cells, causing them to multiply rapidly and continue growing rather than dying and falling off. Risk factors that contribute to the condition include chronic sun exposure, radiation, fair skin, personal or family history of skin cancer, exposure to arsenic, and a regimen of immune-suppressing drugs.
Do I Need Medical Treatment?
Basal cell carcinoma is a relatively mild form of skin cancer that is unlikely to metastasize or cause secondary health concerns, however medical supervision is advised. A qualified professional can help you determine the severity of your condition and suggest an appropriate course of treatment.
Can I Treat Skin Cancer Naturally?
Fortunately, basal cell carcinoma is a cancer that can be treated with natural remedies. Treatment options such as apple cider vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, and baking soda help eradicate the cancerous cells. Moreover, vitamin E and vitamin C help to heal the damaged skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is rich in potassium and a variety of beneficial enzymes. These nutrients help your body regenerate soft tissue. ACV also aids in alkalizing the body, so your system is capable of naturally fighting cancer. The ACV treatment can be both topical and as oral supplement. Swab the affected area with ACV daily, or for more intensive treatment, soak a cotton pad with ACV and leave it on the affected area until dry. In addition to this, drink a tonic of 1-2 tablespoons of ACV diluted in 8 ounces of distilled water at least once a day.
Use hydrogen peroxide to treat cancer via oxygenation. Peroxide naturally breaks down into its component parts – one being oxygen. Oxygen creates an environment unsuitable for the cancer cells, so the cells die off. Soak a cotton swab in hydrogen peroxide and rub the cancerous growth with it until the area is saturated and turns white. (It will sting.) After this, place a hydrogen peroxide soaked cotton pad over the area and allow it to dry. Apply this treatment once a day.
Baking soda treats cancer by alkalizing your body. The change in pH helps reverse the growth of cancerous cells and heals your body. Mix baking soda with either water or coconut oil to form a paste. Apply the paste to the affected area and allow it to dry. Do this at least 1-2 times a day.