Papilloma – Warts or papilloma or nodules is a benign overgrowth of the skin or mucous membranes of the cells. In appearance, papilloma resembles a deformed growth of different colors, from pale pink to dark brown. These warts can be formed on any part of the human body, regardless of age and gender. Most commonly they are found on the armpits, neck, soles of the feet, hips, inner region of thighs, chest or face.
Human papillomavirus, which happens to be the main cause of the formation of warts, may for a long time stay dormant stage, as the human immune system suppresses it. But, when the human immune system is weak and the defense protection is low in cases, such as:
• Hormonal disorders at adolescent stage
• Hormonal changes during pregnancy
• Viral infections
• Seasonal flu
• Exacerbation of chronic pathologies
• Long use of steroids
In this article, there are almost all the known methods of getting rid of warts by domestic means. Also, I want to inform you, that many prescriptions may not seem normal, but in fact rather strange. But each remedy has been tested and can help you to get rid of unwanted growths.
1. Apple Vinegar
Vinegar from different fruits has been used as home remedies for a long time. Especially popular is apple vinegar for treating skin growths. For effective results, it’s required to wipe the surface of papilloma with a concentrated solution of apple vinegar three times a day. It is important to observe that the skin around the wart doesn’t get burnt. For this, it’s advised to apply simple oil or cream around the papilloma.
2. Fresh Pineapple Juice
To remove nodules you can use fresh juice of pineapple. Canned products are not suitable for treatment. Abundantly moisten a cotton disc and apply it over the papilloma. Acids which are present in the pineapple quickly treat warts.
The antibacterial and antifungal properties of garlic make it an ideal natural remedy for treating skin growths. It is a strong antiseptic, which helps in many infectious diseases. Since papilloma are manifestations of HPV (human papillomavirus), garlic easily suppresses its growth and destroys it. Grind a few cloves of garlic to form a paste. Apply this paste to the wart and cover it with a bandage and leave overnight. To ensure the safety of healthy skin, it can be covered with a medicinal plaster, with a hole for the papilloma.
4. Lemon Juice
Citric acid effectively destroys the papilloma at the cellular level and the great amount of vitamin C does not allow draining the skin. Vitamin C also promotes the growth of healthy cells; therefore fresh lemon juice is an excellent remedy for treating skin growths. To remove the papilloma completely, lemon juice should be applied three times a day and for as many days as required.
5. Extract from Lemon Zest
A extract made from lemon skin also helps in getting rid of warts. For this peel the skin from two lemons and crush it. Place the crushed lemon zest in a jar filled half with usual cooking vinegar. Close the container tightly and leave it for 7-8 days. Don’t forget to shake the jar every day. Later on, strain it, and apply the liquid tincture on the papilloma several times a day, until you do not get the result. So that your skin doesn’t get burnt around the nodule area, you can apply plasters.
6. Onion Juice
Onion, itself has acetic properties, which makes it an effective way to treat warts. It’s a natural antiseptic with anti-bacterial qualities. Many acids which are present in onion easily destroy the abnormal cells of papilloma. Obtaining onion juice is very easy; you do not need a blender for this. Just cut onions in large chunks, sprinkle them with table salt and keep aside for 12 hours in a closed container. Soak a gauze with the juice and apply it on the wart. Fix it with a bandage.
7. Banana Peel
Banana has high antioxidant properties and rich in enzymes. Cut the banana skin in small pieces and fix from the inner side to the papilloma. Use this procedure every night before sleeping until you are relieved from the skin growths.
8. Adhesive Tape
These days specially medicated adhesive plasters are sold in pharmaceutical shops, which are very effective for treating warts.
It might feel strange, but adhesive tapes are an intensive mean for treating skin growths. Fix the tape on the papilloma for 10-12 days. When you remove the tape you will be surprised with the result.
9. Nail Polish
Regular polish for nails is also an effective tool for removing warts. Just simply apply nail polish on the area and let it dry. Use it as many times as you can. After applying it regularly for a few weeks you can get the required results.
10. Dental Floss
To get rid of papilloma, all that is needed is to stop the supply of oxygen and nutrients to papilloma. Dental floss is suitable for this procedure. Tightly fix the base of the wart with the floss and leave it for a couple of weeks. After the time-period, you shall notice that the papilloma has shrunk.
It’s important! That the floss should be sterilized, it can be easily done at home. For this you can use a solution of 70% spirit or 2% solution of soda. Soak the floss for 15 minutes in spirit or boil it in a solution of soda.
11. Baking Soda
A concentrated solution of soda can replace the most expensive exfoliant. Two teaspoons of baking soda dissolved in lukewarm water are enough to peel the upper crust of the wart, thereby reducing it. Twice a day for 2 weeks is required for warts to fall off by implementing this method.
To cure warts with domestic methods, the ash from wood can also be used. Take some wooden chips and burn them completely. Grind the coal properly to form a powder, now slowly add water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on the wart evenly; fix it with a medical plaster, so that the paste does not fall apart. Every day you should apply a new paste of the ash paste onto the papilloma and after few days of continuously implementing this method, you will see that the wart has dried out.
Ginger, with its medicinal properties, also helps in getting rid of warts. Simply scrub cleaned raw ginger on the papilloma every day for two weeks, and you shall be free of this skin problem.
14. Cauliflower Juice
Consuming vegetables has always been useful. Cauliflower is also helpful when it comes to treating papilloma. Make a mixture of one potato, two cloves of garlic and few pieces of cauliflower. Use this mixture every evening before you go to sleep. Fix it with a bandage.
15. Capsules of Vitamin E
Squeeze out the content of a vitamin E capsule and rub the oil on the papilloma. You may use a bandage so that the oil is thoroughly absorbed. This will stop the blood flow to the papilloma. Repeat this procedure twice a day for 1-2 weeks. It will eventually fall off.
16. Raw Potato
Cut a potato into thin slices. Put these slices on the papilloma and fix it with the help of a bandage. Repeat this for a few days, or you can also use potato juice directly on the papilloma.
Herbal Methods for Treating Papilloma
17. Oil of Tea Tree
Tea tree oil is one of the active botanical medicinal means for treating papillomas in domestic conditions. It has anti-fungal, anti –bacterial properties, because of which, the oil dries up the papilloma. Take a cotton disk and place it in water. Squeeze out excess water. Now pour 2-3 drops of oil on the cotton swab and carefully apply on the papilloma. Use this process twice a day for 8-10 days.
18. Juice from Fig Stems
Fig stem juice contains many acids. This can help actively maintain the acid-base balance of the body. Churn the stems in a mixer and strain the juice into a ceramic bowl. Apply this juice at least four times a day.
19. Oregano Oil
Oregano oil is known for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Mix 2-3 drops of oregano oil with 4-6 drops of coconut oil. Apply this mixture evenly on the papilloma. Repeat this three times a day. The papilloma will slowly shrink and fall off.
20. Artificial Ice
Removal or warts with ice: children’s warts can be easily treated with artificial ice, in which the ice-creams are stored. Simply take some ice cubes, wrap them up and hold it on the papilloma for some time. You need to do this procedure for few days and warts shall disappear.
21. Black Walnuts
Many people are not aware of this, but black walnuts is an excellent home remedy for treating skin problems, such as; acne, moles, birthmarks, warts, nodules. Take 5-10 black walnuts. Remove the shells and place them in a vessel with water. Bring it to boil and close the lid firmly. Keep it for a day and then pour the mixture into a jar. Use this on the papilloma 2-3 times a day, until the wart disappears.
22. Castor Oil
Castor oil is an excellent way for treating skin problems, including papilloma. Prepare a thick mixture of baking soda and castor oil. Apply the paste on the wart covered with a bandage for at least 10 days. You can use castor oil alone directly on the papilloma, five times a day.
23. Aloe Vera
The anti-inflammatory and moisturizing characteristics of aloe-vera make it a perfect solution for treating skin problems. Rub aloe vera gel on the affected area, three times a day for 2-3 weeks.
24. Seeds of Fenugreek
This particular plant is very rich in antioxidants, especially the seeds. That’s why fenugreek is considered a potential source for curing hair problems, acne, warts, and nodules. To prepare a solution, take 50gm of fenugreek seeds in a container with hot water and store it overnight. Drink the prepared composition in the morning before having breakfast, on an empty stomach. It should be taken for minimum 15 days. Slowly you shall notice the wart starts to shrink and disappear.
25. Dandelion Juice
The juice (milk) of this plant is an effective way to treat papilloma. All you have to do is to simply break the stem, and apply the juice on the affected area. If you are suffering from unwanted growths in the winter season, you can easily purchase dry roots or stems of dandelion from a pharmacy. Mix the dry stems with cosmetic oil and leave it for a night. Apply with a cotton ball on the papilloma.
How to Determine, that Everything is Done Correctly?
If the upper part of the papilloma starts to blacken, then you are on the right way. In this case, the roots of the papilloma will start to dry up. Most importantly, do not to cut off the upper part and let the wart shed on its own. Only then you can prevent more warts to re-appear.
Boost you immune system by including plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits to your daily meals. Keep your weight under control.
If the papilloma causes irritation, then seek medical help or consult your doctor.
Excess sugar or products which are too sweet should be avoided. Try to keep away from too much fatty food or food cooked in animal fat. Do not get confused between warts and papilloma. They both have different characteristics and require different methods of treatment.