Wart is a small rough growth on a person’s hand or feet. It resembles a solid blister. Warts are caused by viral infection are definitely contagious. They disappear after a couple of months and can even last for a longer time and recur. There are many different types of wart, amongst them are Verruca vulgaris wart, which is a common wart and is noticed with roughened surface on hands, but still can appear anywhere on the body.
Another type is genital wart that occurs on genitalia. Mosaic wart is clustered plantar-type wart that occurs on soles of feet, flat wart occurs on large numbers, usually on face, neck, wrists and knees. Periungual wart that resembles like a cauliflower occurs around the nails. Filiform wart is most common on eyes, especially near eyelids and lips.Warts are caused by HPV (Human Papilloma Virus), this HPV infects the squamous epithelium of the skin or genitals. Warts can spread through other parts of the body if you suck fingers, shave, bite nails or somebody bites a wart. Few given herbs will help you with wart.
Top 5 Herbal Remedies For Warts
Dandelion is the best herb that works wonders for wart. What you have to do is, when the sun just starts shining, pick up some dandelion leaves and cut the head of the stems with scissors, gently squeeze the milky liquid from the stem and apply to the wart area.
Let it dry and cover the wart with adhesive bandage. Repeat this twice a day. The milky liquid is latex and very effective in removing wart. Keep applying this milky liquid latex for couple of days, until the wart disappears.
Garlic has been shown to have antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties that is useful in treating warts. There are two ways of applying this garlic extract, one is lipid and other is water extract.
80 % of people applied lipid garlic extract for two weeks and their warts vanished completely. Raw, crushed or fresh garlic oil can be directly applied to the warts of hands or feet. Garlic gloves, can be eaten orally as well.
Goldenseal also known as orangeroot or yellow paint root which is a popular perennial herb with anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties that treats inflammation, wounds and wart. It is used as a natural supplement for washing genital warts because it kills different types of viral infections. Goldenseal ointment should be applied on the warts directly.
Bromelain is produced from the stems and flesh of pineapple. It has a strong anti-inflammatory property that reduces swelling. it provides enzymes that helps to dissolve plantar warts. Bromelain, is taken internally as a capsule or tablet. Pineapple is a healthy fruit that contains bromelain and a good source of vitamins and manganese.
Echinacea is a coneflower extract used to treat genital warts. This herb, is found in Midwest of United States. Take a drop of Echinacea tincture three times a day for 10 days. You will see the difference in couple of days. Similarly, you can also take Echinacea pills, which will assist the healing of skin infections making a great help for warts.
Warts, can be treated with many other herbs such as licorice, elderberry, apple cider vinegar, green figs and rubber plant. Also, see to it that you follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.