Home Remedies for Warts
Warts are growths on the skin that are caused by a virus called human papillomavirus and that can appear in different parts of the body, affecting most often the hands, feet, face or neck. These skin lesions may have different shapes, textures and shades, and require an appropriate dermatological treatment to cure them and make them disappear. There are also some natural treatments that may help to speed healing and promote good skin, pay attention to the advice in this OneHowTo article on Home Remedies for Warts.
A very popuar home remedy is to use apple cider vinegar to remove warts. This product contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that are useful to speed up the healing of warts and recover the original state of the skin. You only have to place a cotton swab dipped in apple cider vinegar on the wart and leave it on overnight.
If you need more details you can read our article How to cure warts with vinegar.
Garlic is great, above all, because it's a natural antibiotic and a good antiseptic, so it can also help you make the warts disappear faster. To use this ingredient as a treatment for warts you must first crush a garlic clove until it forms a sort of stiff dough, and then just apply directly to the skin lesion. We advise you to cover the area with a bandage and do it right before bedtime to act overnight. In the morning, remove the bandage and wash skin with water and mild soap.
Thanks to its regenerative action on damaged skin tissue and its healing properties, aloe vera is prized for the treatment of skin conditions such as warts, sores, ulcers, etc. It is sufficient to apply some pulp of an aloe leaf on the affected area and leave on overnight following the procedure we explained in the previous step.
Another home remedy that can aid wart removal is using a little lemon juice every day. Squeeze a lemon to extract their juice, soak a cotton ball in it and place it on the affected area for a few seconds, you will see how it helps the wart to dry and fall off in a small period of time.
We end our list of Home Remedies for Warts with a treatment with a natural ingredient; Vitamin E because this substance, in addition to keeping the body healthy against some diseases, aids healing and increases the production of defence cells, which will help prevent the formation of new skin warts. To use it, you must purchase capsules of vitamin E, apply the contents directly onto the damaged area and place an adhesive bandage on top to allow it to penetrate well into the wart overnight.
This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.
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