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Posted December 18, 2006
Doctor Disciplined for Use of Black Salve Containing Bloodroot
The Casewatch website recently reported that Jerome W. Craft, M.D., a surgeon who practices in West Palm Beach, Florida, has signed a settlement agreement under which he was fined and ordered to stop using an escharotic paste, referred to as "black salve." The salve contained bloodroot, a caustic herb that can destroy tissue.