Before we take a look at these home remedies for warts it must be noted that warts and moles can look very similar.
And that they are two completely unrelated skin conditions, and before embarking on any self-treatment it is vital to ensure that it is in fact a wart, and not something else that you are trying to treat as a wart.
The "wart" must be checked out by your doctor.
Do not attempt cutting or burning a wart off yourself, these are procedures that must be done under medical supervision.
OK so, what are warts?
Warts are small growths caused by human papillomaviruses (HPV's).
Warts can come in different sizes, from really very very tiny to the size of a small bean.
Warts can be dry or moist.
Warts can be be flat or raised.
Warts have a pitted surface.
Warts are not painful or itchy.
Warts may appear singly or in clusters.
Warts are contagious.
There are different types of warts, with the three main different types been;
Plantar Warts (Verrucas)
In the olden days, it was a well known fact that warts were caused by frogs....
So we went on a mission to find out what normal run-of-the mill folks have
been using for years as home remedies for warts, and have focused this
page specifically on remedies passed down in different families through the years.
then tried to find out why on earth these specific remedies would work
for removing warts. Some of these remedies we could not explain, but we have thrown them in just for the fun of it.
Home Remedies for Warts - Using onions
First step is to cover the wart with a plaster and leave it on overnight to soften it up.