Moles, skin tags and warts are a few common skin ailmentsthat occur naturally and refuse to go. These skin ailments usually pop up due to the hair follicles, blocked pores and accumulated dirt in the skin surface.
While there are many medical treatments available round the globe to help you get rid of them, home remedies have proved to be very effective, in addition to being cheaper and safer means of treatment.
Given ahead are some of the natural techniques to treat your skin tags, moles, and warts.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Warts Removal
Warts are caused by viruses, particularly HPV type (human papilloma virus) that causes an infection. When the virus comes into action, the top layer of the skin is caused to grow extremely fast resulting in a small solid growth with rough surface. Warts are more likely to develop on broken skin because the virus can penetrateinto the top layer of the skin through scratches or cuts.
The virus that causes warts can transfer between body parts with direct skin contact or through contact with belongings like towels or shoes, affecting other body parts. For this is reason, it is best to treat warts as soon as they appear.
Usually, applying over-the-counter products is recommended to treat warts. You can also visit a dermatologist that can perform wart treatment and usually work faster than the commercially available products. But if you want a safer and easier wart removal method, use ACV.
Clean the wart gentlyand the area around it. Soak a small cotton ball into ACV and cover the wart. Secure it with a bandage overnight. Repeat the process till one week. After one week, the wart will start to peel off until it vanishes completely. You may need to continue this treatment for a few more days after the wart has been removed to make sure it doesn’t return.
Removing Warts Using Garlic
Garlic is a great herb in your kitchen and can take help in removing warts. Mash some garlic to make juice and apply it on wart and cover with a bandaid. Repeat the process twice a day, until wart disappears.
Natural Remedies for Skin Tags
Skin tags are fleshy bumps that can occur anywhere ranging from the size of rice to the size of a pea. Medically referred to as cutaneous papilloma, this benign growth of skin are more irritating than problematic.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apply ACV with a cotton balltwice a day. At first it may sting little but this should reduce over time.It takes 2-4 weeks for the skin tag to fall off.
Castor Oil & Baking Soda
Make a paste of castor oil and baking soda. Apply it over the skin tag and cover it with a bandage. Continue to apply until the skin is smooth.
Tea Tree Oil
Add two-three drops of tea tree oil to a water moistened cotton ball. Apply directly to the skin tag and cover with a bandage. The skin tag will darken and will drop off in about a week and a half.
Natural Remedies for Mole Removing
Moles look very ugly at some sites, especially when large in size. So, if you cannot afford to get them removed using surgery, here are some natural remedies for you.
Garlic contains enzymes that help break down the clusters of pigment-producing cells and this is why it is one of the most effective home remedies for moles. Plus, it helps lighten the dark pigmentation.
- Simply, crush a fresh garlic glove and place it on the mole. Cover it with a bandage and leave it for the night. Follow the same procedure for a few days. The mole will then fall off naturally. To disinfect the area, clean the area with ACV or any another disinfectant before repeating the process ever day. Also, apply some coconut oil to protect the skin surrounding the mole.
Castor oil helps remove moles as it helps dissolve and eliminate this unusual growth. However, this method takes a lot of time because it gets rid of moles layer by layer.
Mix a pinch of baking soda with a few drops of castor oil. Rub the mixture on your mole gently.Leave it on for a few hours until it dries.Repeat the process twice everyday for about one month. You can use castor oil alone if you do not have baking soda.