Warts are painless growths on the skin that sometimes can be very annoying. They usually occur on the feet and hands because they form on broken, damaged skin where the virus that causes them is able to enter the first skin layer through cuts and scratches. The doctors explain that warts are benign skin forms. Their size can go from a few millimeters to one centimeter. These skin growths have the same color as the skin and rarely are slightly pigmented. Warts are not malignant, but they can grow bigger and become noticeable, which many people find it as a big aesthetic problem.
Warts are more common in middle age people in the areas where some skin part is connected to other skin part like the neck, armpits, stomach, breasts, eyelids, groin, etc. But they can develop on any other part of the body as well. However, in some cases warts can cause problems like soreness and inflammation, which can even cause them to bleed! So, if you are among those that have some wart on the body, don’t panic nature has provided a perfect remedy to remove warts and that is apple cider vinegar. Even experts agree that apple cider vinegar is an amazing home medicine for many health issues, even warts.
Warning: don’t use apple cider vinegar for warts in the area of the eyes.
- Use water and mild soap to gently clean the affected skin area. If it is manageable soak the wart for 15 minutes in the water or just dab a wet cotton ball on the wart.
- Next, dry the area well with a clean towel.
- Then soak a cotton ball in some apple cider vinegar and place it on the wart. Secure it with a bandage and leave it for 15 minutes. After that remove the cotton ball and wash off.
- You should repeat this procedure three times per day for a couple of days. You’ll notice warts becoming darker and forming a crust. Finally, they will dry and then fall off.
This treatment may cause mild damage depends on the size and depth of the warts. If you notice some skin damaging, use Aloe Vera gel or marigold ointment to treat it.