Summary: Without a doubt, warts are very unsightly and can be highly embarrassing. For those who have ever experienced warts earlier are surely aware of the fact how terrible the process can be for removing them. However, here you will find some easy solutions to it. Find out them here.
Do you know nearly 40 percent of the world's population is infected with HPV, the human papillomavirus? It is the same virus leading to the appearance of those tiny and unsightly warts over your skin.
A number of medical research experiments have been done, which prove that it is one of the most common varieties of viral infection. It is prevalent all around the globe and there are good chances that you can get warts anywhere on your body. However, there are some places which are more prone, such as the fingers, legs, face, hands, knees, feet and genitals.
Now when it comes to getting rid of warts, generally people prefer following natural program of holistic treatments. These methods will soften the hard skin tissue, and then later one can apply natural ointments to cover the warts and eventually eradicate them completely. Here you will read the details discussed for a step by step natural treatment program.
#Step 1: Soften Warts: It is first important to understand that your warts are made up of very tough tissue, all due to the HPV virus which feeds on your skin. Hence, in order to remove the warts and to kill the virus, it is essential to soften the warts first. So, the very first step of the natural treatment procedure will include soaking the affected part in hot water. Believe it, this is the best thing you can do for softening. All you need to do is make the water as hot as you can stand without pain, and then leave the warts there for at least ten minutes. It can be made more effective treatment adding a little quantity of apple cider vinegar to the hot water. Be careful, as the ratio of apple cider vinegar to water depends upon the sensitivity of your skin.
#Step 2: Apply Ointment: While the blend of hot water and apple cider vinegar help soften the warts, it is then time to apply a natural ointment. Now it can be anything ranging from a simple aloe vera gel to a homemade paste of garlic oil and banana peels. As far as aloe vera gel is particularly considered, it is effective and offers three medical characteristics. Being a topical analgesic, it also carries antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. While the anti- inflammatory action restricts the blood supply to the area, analgesic effect of the gel reduces any soreness or pain from the hot water soak.
#Step 3: Go for Duct Tape: So you are done with softening of warts, and you have applied natural cream over the area, what next? Well, this time the process which is covering up the wart with a duct tape. It is necessary to cut off the air supply to the virus and introduce the lack of food from the last step, which altogether will lead to removal of HPV infection. Simple, cut a small piece of duct tape and apply the tape firmly. Ensure that it is air tight and you have to keep it for a week you. Only then you will get rid of your warts.
#Step4: Exfoliate Warts: It is the last step and most important. The best way to get rid of warts is to abrade or exfoliate the tissue. As the HPV virus has been killed so they won't reoccur. But in order to remove the warts, you need to use any abrasive material like a pumice stone or an emery board. You can just scrape away the wart tissue from your skin.
While, this treatment program is safe and inexpensive, it includes usage of all-natural ingredients, readily available in every household. So, this works ideally for the treatment of all types of warts. But remember, it isn’t meant for those on the genitals. For treating those specific areas, you need to wait for the next post. Stay tuned!