Plantar Warts Removal: 5 Simple Home Remedies for Plantar Warts

by Ingela

If you’ve never had them I can forgive you for thinking that plantar warts are no big deal.  After all, nobody will see those flat warts growing on the soles of your feet, right?  But if you suffer from warts on your feet you’ll want to learn all you can about plantar warts removal.

I agree with you that warts are ugly no matter where they grow: on your hands, fingers, face, legs or feet.  You may think that if you had to have warts you’d rather have them on your feet. Wrong!

Plantar warts or warts that grow on the soles of your feet can be excruciatingly painful (although not always).  Not to mention ugly.  That’s why people who have them want to know how to treat plantar warts.

If you prefer not to see a doctor, you may want to try these home remedies for plantar warts removal.  They’re cheap, easy to do, and very effective.

Remedy #1: Apple Cider Vinegar

If you’ve done any amount of research on how to treat plantar warts then you know that apple cider vinegar is one of the most highly recommended treatments for plantar warts removal.

Simply soak a cotton ball and apply it on the wart.  Leave it there for as long as possible.  Some people prefer to put a few drops of apple cider vinegar on their wart two to three times a day.  After several weeks your wart should turn black and drop off.

Remedy #2: Nail Polish

I know this sounds strange but many people swear nail polish is an effective way to treat plantar warts.  Paint the warts with nail polish and make sure they are completely covered.  Leave the nail polish in place for as long as possible.  The polish will deprive the warts of oxygen and they will eventually dry up and disappear.

Remedy #3: Fresh Pineapple Juice

Try this remedy for natural plantar warts removal: take a freshly squeezed pineapple juice and pour it on the wart. It has enzymes that work on warts to dry them and make them fall off.  You can also try rubbing a piece of the fresh fruit on your wart.

Remedy #4: Castor Oil

Castor oil is another simple home remedy for plantar warts.  Put a few drops of castor oil on the wart.  You can also make a paste of castor oil and baking soda and apply it on your wart.

Remedy #5: Dandelion Sap

The roots of the dandelion secrete a white, milky sap.  Cut a piece of dandelion root and smear the juice on your wart.  Do this at least three times a day.  The plantar warts will dry out after a few weeks and fall off.

Other Home Remedies for Plantar Warts Removal

Unlike other types of warts, plantar warts grow inward and are painful to walk on.  You will surely want to know more about natural treatments for plantar warts removal.

In addition to the ones mentioned here, you can also try duct tape, banana peel or a raw potato.  If a particular treatment does not work for you, try another safe and natural remedy to treat plantar warts.

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