Home Remedies to Get Rid of Genital Warts
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Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has been found to effectively treat genital warts. The acetic acid in it is corrosive in nature, which means that it can remove tissues when it remains in contact with the affected skin for a period of time. Simply apply it on the affected area using a cotton ball and leave it overnight. Continue doing this remedy until your warts have completely vanished after 2 to 3 weeks.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has an antiviral effect. It is a wonderful antiseptic and has antifungal properties as well. It directly targets genital warts without affecting the surrounding skin.
Garlic and Vitamin E
Garlic has both antibacterial and antiviral properties, which is why it is effective in winding away genital warts. Combine it with vitamin E and you will witness its effectiveness in getting rid of your genital warts. You can get vitamin E from fish oil.
Onion is known for its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. For this remedy, cut the onion in slices and sprinkle salt on it. Leave it overnight. Salt has antibacterial properties as well, so it will speed up the healing process.
This oil consists of multiple complex compounds that are helpful in treating genital warts. Castor oil has a pungent smell, which can be unbearable for some people. Hence, if you are also worried about its smell, you can mix it with peppermint oil.
Green tea has also been helpful in removing genital and anal warts. All you need is water, green tea leaves, and a pot. Boil the water in the pot and add green tea leaves. Let it simmer for 15 minutes and turn off the flame. Let the tea sit for another 5 minutes (covered). Strain the tea and drink it twice a day. Green tea bags can also be applied to the affected region to ward off the infection.
You will need some aloe vera leaves or an aloe vera gel. Break the leaves or squeeze the gel out the tube and apply on the affected area. Cover it with a bandage and leave it overnight. Repeat the process for 2 to 3 weeks.
Take a banana peel and cut a small portion of it. Apply the peel and make sure that it covers the whole affected area (yellow side up). Fix the peel with a bandage and leave it overnight. Do this method for a few weeks until you see good results.
Witch hazel is a fine herb that can cure genital warts. It has an astringent nature, which makes it a perfect solution for genital warts as it makes the undesirable tissues to shrink and then eventually fall off.
Bromelain is a beneficial enzyme found in pineapples. Pineapple juice helps to break down genital warts. Bromelain is medically used to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, acne, and dermatitis. Moreover, pineapple is rich in manganese, which avoids scars once the warts are treated.
Oils can be directly applied to the warts or you can mix them with another oil such as olive oil and almond oil, and then apply this blend to the warts. The oils suitable for the treatment of genital warts include sandalwood oil, lemon oil, vitamin E, fish oil, cashew nut oil, oregano oil, and cod liver oil.
Potatoes are so readily available making them one of the simplest and quickest remedies for genital warts. Cut thick slices from one or two potatoes and rub these slices on the genital warts. Repeat this method several times a day and continue doing so for two weeks or until the warts are healed.
Apply thuja oil on genital warts at least three times a day. This remedy may take some time for the warts to heal, but just continue doing so for two weeks or more.