If you believe that homeopathic home remedies work, then here are some ways on how to get rid of warts using natural methods. While there is a large group of people who feel that home remedies are a waste of time and old wives tales, there are also a growing number who literally live by them. Does getting rid of warts using home remedies really work? Try some of the solutions and you may be pleasantly surprised by the results.
Warts are produced by a virus that puts an unwanted growth on your skin. These are embarrassing and not pretty to look at, and you want them removed as quickly and painlessly as possible. Without going into specific medical details on why they occur, permanent removal is possible. These unpleasant growths which are almost always non-cancerous are unwanted because they just simply look bad on your skin. Listed are effective low cost ways on how to get rid of warts using time tested old fashion home remedies.
The most popular home remedy on how to get rid of warts believe it or not is using good old duct tape. In fact, there has been extensive testing and actual scientific research that this is effective in removing or eliminating warts. If you are interested in giving this a try, simply apply the duct tape directly to your warts. Keep the duct tape covered on the warts for about a week and then remove the tape. Soak the wart in water and then scrub with a pumice stone. If your wart does not immediately come off, repeat the procedure again. This again is a time tested method on how to get rid of warts.
Another method which has proven effective in eliminating warts is using aloe vera. Soak a small cotton ball using preferably a gel aloe solution for about a minute. Tape the aloe soaked cotton ball directly on your wart. Add additional aloe to the cotton ball once every few hours. Change the cotton ball daily and within a week the wart should fall off.
Caster oil is another proven effective home remedy on getting rid of warts. Apply the castor oil directly onto your wart and then rub or massage the wart and its surrounding area with your fingers. Continue this for a couple of weeks and your wart should disappear. If you prefer, you can also apply the castor oil directly on the wart twice a day and keep it covered using a bandage.
Additional wart removing techniques include: using chalk, dandelion, aspirin, bananas, baking soda, papaya, lemon juice, and/or milkweed. These are all individual solutions and are to be applied topically. When choosing a home remedy, it’s important that you are not allergic to any of the ingredients. If you are unsure, test it for a day or two for any skin reactions.
Keep in mind when using these home remedies for wart removal, that the results are not guaranteed. One solution that works for someone, does not necessarily mean it will work for you. However, since there are a wide variety of remedies to choose from, you should be able to find at least one successful cure that will work.