Everyone has faced some skin problem at least once in their life, skin tags, warts, moles, blackheads or age spots. Nobody wants them but hey still seem to appear from time to time. When this happens we try everything we can to get rid of them as soon as possible. We buy all sorts of creams and masks and hope for the best, even though we usually make the situation worse. We don’t consult an expert and we end up with irritated and dry skin, and a perfect breeding ground for more unwanted skin growths. The skin becomes inflamed and red and we regret everything we’ve done.
In many cases the chemicals we use in order to resolve our skin issues can have the opposite effect, but resorting to natural ingredients will solve the problem efficiently and without causing further damage to our face. When it comes to warts it’s well known that they are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and we know that it can be sexually transmitted to other people easily. Natural remedies have proven to be very effective in eliminating the painful and dangerous warts, you just need to know which ingredients to use and how. The following products can be very effective but it may take some time, nothing works in just one day. Be patient and give it some time, you’ll be amazed by the results.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has anti-inflammatory properties and it boosts a good immune response against viruses and bacteria. How to use it? First gently wash and dry the affected area and apply some vinegar on a piece of cotton. Place the cotton on the wart and gently tape it over with some bandage or duct tape. It’s best if you apply this treatment before you go to bed and leave it to work its magic during the night. In the morning remove the bandage. If you repeat this method every day you’ll notice that in a few weeks the warts will disappear.
The garlic’s health benefits are widely known, it can be used for many conditions and problems. What you may not have known is that it’s very effective as a wart remover. Crush a piece of garlic and apply it on the wart and cover it with some bandage. Do this two times a day and the warts will disappear soon.
You can rub the warts with the inside of the banana peel a few times day to efficiently remove them, or you can try another approach. Cut a little piece of banana peel and tape it with the inside part touching the wart. Do this before you go to bed and remove it in the morning, washing the wart with warm water. You should repeat this method until the wart softens, for a week or so. How long it takes for the wart to start softening depends on many factors, among which your immune system plays a big part.
Duct tape has been scientifically proven to be very effective in wart removal. A study was conducted on this subject which showed amazing results. 61 patients with warts received two types of treatment to see which one will be more effective. Half received duct tape treatments while the other half a standard cryotherapy. After 2 months, 85% of the subjects who underwent duct tape treatment had completely eliminated their warts while only 60% of the subjects who underwent cryotherapy eliminated the warts.
Put a small piece of duct tape over the wart for a period of 6 days, replacing the tape if you need to. After this period remove the tape and wash the wart with water and rub it with a pumice stone or emery board. The next morning place a new piece of duct tape and again leave it on for 6 days. Continue repeating the process until the wart is eliminated.
Before you try out any of these methods it’s important to improve your immune system. Warts become visible when our immune system isn’t strong enough to keep the virus inactive. That’s why it’s important to eat the most beneficial foods our articles recommend.
The best honey for wart removal is the Organic Manuka honey from New Zealand, but if you don’t have access to this brand any homemade organic honey will do the job. The organic honey has strong antibacterial properties and it’s very stable, which means it won’t lose its healing powers due to temperature changes. This is how you can us organic honey to cure warts:
Take 1tsp. of honey and apply it on the wart. Place a cloth over and wrap the area. Leave the honey on for 24 hours and wash it off afterwards. Repeat the process every day until the warts disappear.