Ways To Get Rid Of Warts 

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By: Mehak Pal
Published Sep 29, 2021

Warts are a fairly common skin issue and usually go away on their own but it can take weeks, months, or years

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Here are some effective home remedies you can try to treat warts 

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It is a great home remedy to remove warts because it is an acetic acid that works on the infected skin, and causes the warts to fall off

 Apple Cider Vinegar 

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Dip a small piece of cotton in ACV and apply it as a compress. Cover it with a bandage and keep it on overnight. Repeat the process daily until the wart goes

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It is naturally antimicrobial and packed with malic acid that is useful in treating warts 

 Aloe Vera 

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Extract aloe vera gel from the freshly removed leaf from the plant. Apply the gel on the wart and repeat daily 

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 Garlic contains antiseptic, antibiotic, antiallergic, and anti-inflammatory properties that help destroy enzymes in harmful pathogens 

Garlic

Crush fresh garlic and squeeze out the extra juice. Add a pinch of baking soda and mix it well to form a paste. Apply and cover it with a bandage 

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An effective remedy to remove warts is to use the banana peel as it has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties help fight warts

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Banana peel 

Onion juice is packed with antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that can obstruct the growth of viruses and bacteria making it a good wart-removal remedy

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Onion Juice 

One of the famous solutions to treat warts is to use potatoes. Rub a slice of potato on the affected area until it is covered in potato juice 

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Potato

Using baking soda and castor oil reduces pain and inflammation. Adding castor oil is also effective as it reduces the burning sensation

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Baking Soda and Castor Oil

To prepare the paste, add a tbsp of baking soda and two drops of castor oil. Mix it well to prepare a thick paste and apply it daily on the affected area 

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