The Toughest Wart Removal Home Remedies
... or how to get rid of warts naturally
Are you familiar with the phrase "Misfortunes seldom come alone"? It just so happens that warts usually make their appearance when you are at a low point in your life, physically or psychologically.
This is why it will take the best wart removal home remedies and quite a bit of relaxing activities to restore your health.
What causes warts?
The main theory is that warts are caused by a viral infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). This causes an overproduction of keratin protein in the epidermis which grows into a little cauliflower shape or a solid blister.
Other theories say that a poor liver function or a lack of essential amino acids like metionin causes warts to appear.
Another cause or recurrence factor, as you could have guessed from the first paragraph, is stress. Here is a short story that you can probably relate to. Until now, I've had 3 close encounters with warts: high school admission, college admission and college graduation, exactly every 4 years.
So, in my case, one of wart's causes was my weakened immune system due to high stress levels.
How to get rid of warts with herbal remedies
After that third experience, I got very interested in home remedies for warts
, as you can imagine.
One remedy I bumped into (unfortunately for me, only after all my exams had passed) was Celandine.
Celandine was then, and still is, one of the most recommended wart removal home remedies. It seemed like everyone was protecting Celandine for its "wart removal properties".
Here is how to use Celandine to remove warts: Break the stem or root. You will see immediately a yellow juice. Put the juice on the wart, 2-3 times daily. It has kind of a caustic effect on warts.
If you don't have fresh Celandine, you can also use celandine tincture. Put 1 drop of tincture on the wart, 2-3 times daily.
Like all natural treatment for warts, this remedy will usually take from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, until the wart will disappear.
Dandelion is another invaluable home remedy for warts.
Break a twig of dandelion and apply the juice on the wart, 2-3 times daily.
An even better remedy is the juice extracted from dandelion roots, but you will need a wheatgrass juicer. An ordinary centrifugal juicer can't get the juice from the roots.
Basil is a natural herbal remedy that has several compounds with strong antiviral effects. Use fresh basil leaf juice the same way as for dandelion.
Apply the juice on the warty lesions until they disappear. You can also use basil tincture or basil essential oil.
Be careful to use organic essential oil and not candle flagrance oil. The latter one contains other chemical substances and is not recommended for your skin.
Wormwood. Make a strong decoction of wormwood from 50 g / 1.8 oz in a cup of water. Boil the wormwood for 10 minutes, let it cool, and then apply a compress on the wart.
Marigold. Even if it seems harmless, marigold can "kill" warts without mercy.
Dab a cotton ball in marigold tea or tincture and apply it on the skin twice a day. Cover the area with gauze.
Marigold tea is also useful internally. Make tea from a teaspoon of flowers in 1 cup of boiling water. Let steep for 5 minutes, then strain.
Wild Oregano oil
contains an active substance called Carvacol.
This is considered one of the most powerful anti-viral, anti bacterial and anti fungal substances obtained naturally.
Apply a few drops of oregano oil and rub the affected area for a better absorption into the skin.
Birch (Betula verrucosa) is nicknamed "the tree of life".
Here is an old folk remedy from Romania, my country:
- Cut a young branch of birch and set alight at one end.
- This will cause the other end to drain a juice. Put this juice on the warts.
- Finally, put the birch ash on the warts.
Use this wart remedy every day.
Another method of using birch is to get a fresh piece of birch bark and place it directly on the skin. Change it every day.
If you can't obtain birch sap or fresh birch bark, get birch bark powder or birch extract from herbal stores.
Mix the birch bark powder with a little water to make a paste. Put it on the skin and cover with a gauze. Change it every day.
Internal wart removal home remediesLemon balm
has antiviral and antibacterial action against flu, herpes, mumps, colds and allergies.
Make an infusion from 2 tablespoons of finely chopped Melissa in two and a half cups of boiling water. Drink twice daily.
St. John's Wort is an excelent remedy for warts, eczema and other skin diseases.
Make a decoction from 2 tablespoons finely chopped St. John's wort in 1 cup of boiling water. Drink half a cup, 3 times a day, 30 minutes before meals.
Getting rid of warts is not an easy task, especially if you have lots of them. It will take not only these wart removal home remedies, but also a healthy diet and every day quality time with your family.
Remember that stress is poison (Agavé Powers). Get it out of your life and don't let it get back again.
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