Natural Remedies for Warts
Have you just recently noticed a wart on your skin? If you have,
you may be interested in removing it. Warts can sometimes be
painful, as well as unattractive. When it comes to wart removal,
many individuals are pleased with all of the options they have.
Two popular options involve visiting a medical provider for a
professional removal and purchasing an over-the-counter wart removal
product. Of course, these approaches will work, but you may be
looking for home remedy or a natural remedy.
If you are looking for natural ways to remove a wart and from the
comfort of your own home, please continue reading on. Below a number
of home remedies for warts are outlined.
Castor oil can help with wart removal. Unfortunately, this method
of treatment can take up to a month or more, but it is still
considered an effective way to remove a wart. What you will want to
do is apply a small amount of castor oil to your wart. When doing
so, you have a couple of options. There are some individuals who
recommend applying castor oil twice a day, but others claim that
only applying castor oil at night can work just as well.
Raw, uncooked potatoes can also provide assistance with the
removal of a wart. What is nice about this natural remedy for wart
removal is that many already have a bag full of potatoes in their
homes. When using a potato, cut the potato in half or into a smaller
Next, rub the potato on the affected area. This step should be
repeated several times a day, at least two or three times. Many
individuals will see success in about two weeks worth of time.
In addition to potatoes, onions can also be used. Cut an onion
and rub it on a wart, just as you would with a potato.
Using fresh pineapples is another natural and effective way to
remove a wart. What is nice about this home remedy and natural
remedy is that it often produces quick results. Some individuals may
see their wart disappear in as few as three days. As for the steps
that you must take, cut a fresh pineapple and apply a piece to the
wart, doing so several times a day.
Grapefruit juice is another natural way to remove a wart with the
use of food. When using a grapefruit to remove your wart, cut a
grapefruit in half and squeeze the juice out. Apply a relatively
small amount of grapefruit juice to the wart. This should be done
several times a day, particularly two to four times a day. The area
should then be covered with a bandage. Results will vary, but your
wart should be removed in around a week or two.
In keeping with food, bananas peels can also be used. When using
this natural remedy for warts, peel the banana and take a piece of
the peel and place it on the wart. You may want to use tape or a
bandage to help it stick. Make sure that the yellow side of the peel
is facing the wart. One banana peel should last for about twelve
hours worth of time. It is best to do this overnight and nightly for
about one or two weeks or at least until the wart is gone.
Dandelion milk is another natural way to remove a wart. When
using this approach, cut the stem of a dandelion and squeeze the
milk out. Apply the milk to the wart. This should be done a number
of times during day, namely around two or three times. For added
convenience, cut a number of dandelions and squeeze the milk all at
once. You can then store it in a small container. When doing so,
make sure that the container is covered to prevent the dandelion
milk from drying out.
When following these treatments to control warts, be sure to
adhere strictly to the guidelines prescribed by your doctor for each