Top 7 Home Remedies for Wartsadmin
Warts are caused by HPV or human papillomavirus. They are harmless but contagious. Available conventional treatments are effective. However, most of them are expensive and can lead to skin dryness and irritation. Here are the top 7 home remedies for warts.
7. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has antimicrobial properties; that is why it is used in cases of warts. It has the same effects as salicylic acid; which is a common treatment for warts. Don’t apply concentrated apple cider vinegar on your skin and always dilute it. (1, 2, 3)
6. Banana Peel
The banana peel is very rich in potassium, which is thought to be effective against the Human Papilloma Virus. The best thing to do is to rub the inside of the banana peel over your warts. Repeat rubbing on a daily basis. (4, 5, 6, 7)
Garlic is a traditional remedy that has been used for centuries for different skin conditions. It is used against fungal, bacterial, and viral infections such as HPV warts. Studies show that it is effective in getting rid of warts within a month without recurrence. Apply it and cover it with a bandage for the best results. (8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
4. Orange Peel
Orange peel is a very common home remedy for warts. It is very popular because it is inexpensive but most people say that it is effective. Rub orange peel on your warts twice per day for two weeks or more for the best results. The color of warts will change and then fall off. (13, 14)
Pineapples are rich in bromelain, which has the ability to digest proteins. Studies say that bromelain has the ability to dissolve the proteins of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Try to apply fresh pineapple juice on your warts or soak the wart in pineapple juice on a daily basis. (15, 16)
Potato has been used for ages to treat warts by dehydrating them. Studies are limited but people calm that it is effective. Cut a potato in half and rub your warts with the cut side. Repeat on a daily basis and it is recommended to repeat twice per day if possible for the best results. (17, 18, 19, 20)
1. Dandelion Weed
Dandelion is a traditional remedy that has been used for ages for treating skin conditions like warts. Studies show that dandelion enhances the production of collagen, reduces skin inflammations, and soothes irritations. Apply dandelion juice on your warts twice per day for the best results.