Home remedy for wart removal
Need a home remedy for wart removal?
The virus that causes warts enters through a crack in the skin. Although warts generally disappear on their own, you can hasten their demise with natural remedies. I have some ideas here if you need a home remedy for wart removal.
Because warts are contagious and can spread, avoid picking, scratching, or irritating them.
The herpes simplex virus, which causes cold sores and genital herpes, lives in nerve endings.
An outbreak is often precipitated by emotional tension or by physical stressors such as menstruation or too much sun.
TEN home remedies for wart removal
Home remedy for wart removal #1
Tea tree essential oil. Apply undiluted tea tree oil with a cotton swan directly on the wart several times a day.
Home remedy for wart removal #2
Boost your immune system with Echinacea. Take a dropper full of tincture three times a day for 10 days. If you want to make your own tincture or know how to use Echinacea, check out The Herbal Medicine Making Kit.
Home remedy for wart removal #3
Soak lemon slices in apple cider with a little salt. Let stand two weeks. Then rub the lemon slices on the wart.
Home remedy for wart removal #4
Garlic! Garlic has powerful anti-viral properties. Make a poultice of crushed raw garlic. Protect your skin with vitamin E oil (prick a capsule and apply to your skin). Mash the garlic and apply to the wart. Cover with a bandage. Remove it in 24 hours. A blister usually forms, and the wart should fall off in a week. The vitamin E will help as well. This is a powerful home remedy for wart removal.
Home remedy for wart removal #5
Calendula has anti-viral properties. Prepare a STRONG tea of it by steeping 2 tablespoons of herb for 20 minutes in a cup of boiling water. You can drink it AND apply it to the wart. Another herb you can use like this is St. Johns Wort
Home remedy for wart removal #6
Raw potatoes have been found beneficial in the treatment of warts. The potatoes should be cut and rubbed on the affected area several times daily. This should be continued for at least two weeks.
Home remedy for wart removal #7
Aloe has been used for hundreds of years as a wart treatment. Applied externally in cream form or directly from aloe plant, aloe eases discomfort and helps to speed healing.
Home remedy for wart removal #8
Caster oil. Apply warm castor oil to a bandage and apply to the wart. Replace 3 times a day until wart dissolves. Shouldn’t take more than a week.
Home remedy for wart removal #9
Dandelion? Apply the milk from a dandelion stem several times daily.
Home remedy for wart removal #10
Chickweed! Crush it up, put in on the wart, and cover with a band aid. Keep doing this until the wart is going.
***This is the only one of these we have used in our family, and it works really well.
I tried to list all the herbal home remedies for wart removal that were simple and whose ingredients were simple to find. I hope you find a home remedy for wart removal that works for you.