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10 natural ways at home to remove warts

Ever noticed those black or brownish growth on the skin that looks like little dots or bubbles? These are different from moles in nature of their size and structure. Usually painless, warts are stubborn growths that can happen anywhere on the skin, from face to hands or legs.

What causes warts?

A virus causes this skin growth. A type called HPV virus infects the top layer of the skin and grows to create a wart. Since this is infectious and contagious, this would get transferred to cuts or wounds or on sharing personal hygiene products (towels, razors).
Medical science says anybody can develop these, but kids or people with weak immunity are more at risk to get warts.

Natural ways to remove warts

Warts are difficult to remove and stay on the skin for a long time. Though nonhazardous in nature, warts make you lose your self-esteem and confidence. Warts on the face look ugly and are often poked fun at. The ones on hands or legs also irritate. No matter how much you try, warts remain where they are and tend to regrow if removed. Here are ten natural ways to remove warts, without causing you pain or difficulty.

  Garlic bandage

Mix a little water to few freshly crushed garlic cloves and apply on warts. Cover with bandage. Wash with water after 20-25 minutes. Apply in an interval of 3-4 hours till you see the wart vanish! The antibacterial and antiviral properties of garlic would help you get rid of warts naturally.  

  Tea tree oil

Directly apply tree tea oil on warts and cover with the bandage. Mixing clove oil, if available, may boost the chances of its faster remedy. Repeat the application daily to see them gone in few weeks’ time.

  Soothing aloe vera mask

The best form of aloe vera juice is from the leaf directly. Break or cut an aloe leaf and rub moderately on the wart. Since aloe contains malic acid which helps destroys the wart-causing virus and heals the affected area quickly. Do not forget to cover with a bandage after applying aloe.

  Pineapple rub

Applying pineapple a day keeps warts away. Rub a freshly cut pineapple on warts few times in a day. Rich in enzymes and natural acids, the fruits would help break down the layers of the skin in wart and make it dry. After applying, cover up with the bandage to keep infection or virus away.  

  Apple cider vinegar

This amazing discovery by humans is a blessing in disguise. Besides several health benefits, apple cider vinegar also aids in wart removal. All you need to do is dilute two spoons of vinegar with one spoon of water, dip a cotton ball and apply on warts directly. Cover with tape or bandage. Within few weeks of use, warts would turn black and fall off. The mark left behind would also vanish in no time.

  The powerful baking soda

Baking soda is often used for conditions in wounds or cuts, due to its antiseptic properties. In case of warts, baking soda combats the virus and reduces inflammation. Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with little white vinegar or castor oil to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on wart twice a day and cover with a bandage. The wart would be gone in few weeks, without a trace!

  Magical carrots

Add olive oil to finely grated carrot and make a paste. Dab this paste on the wart twice daily, leaving it on for 30 minutes. They would reduce in size and gradually vanish within 3-4 weeks.

  Wrap a banana peel

A fruit rich in minerals also gives us benefits with its skin. Cut a banana peel and wrap the wart with the inside of the peel. Fix it with a tape or bandage. Believe it or not, the wart would fall within a week, effortlessly. If a pink spot or mark stays, that should be gone too within few days.

  The super useful potato

Follow this simple procedure for 5 minutes twice daily and see the wart gone in few days. Peel a potato and cut in round slices. Rub the slices on warts and leave the area open.

   The holy basil

Tulsi or holy basil has excellent anti-bacterial and anti-viral nature that kills the virus causing wart and speeds up healing. Do this and get rid of warts in short time. Collect basil and fill up 1/4th the size of small cup. Wash thoroughly and crush the leaves to make a paste. Apply this paste on warts and tie a bandage or cloth around. Repeat every day for 2 weeks till you say bye to irritating warts forever!  
Hope you liked this article! Take a few pointers out of this and let us know how it goes!

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