Being plagued with warts that just seem to pop up overnight is so very frustrating! These small, painless bumps usually appear on the hands, face, and forehead. They are caused by different strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that affects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious and can spread from one part of the body to another through cuts or scratches. There are different types of warts, most fall into one of three categories. Common Warts, Flat Warts, and Plantar Warts. Common warts mostly appear as dome-shaped skin growths on the hands and knees. Flat warts usually appear on face, arms, or legs. And Plantar warts occur on the soles of the feet. Some people tend to develop warts more readily than others. Warts can disappear on their own but that can take 6 months to 2 years. Here are some home remedies that can
help you heal your warts naturally. First home remedy that you can try. Crush a garlic clove and apply it on the affected area. Leave it overnight or for at-least 20 minutes. Follow this treatment for about a week. Larger warts may take longer to heal. Apple cider vinegar has anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Take two parts of apple cider vinegar in one part water. Dip a cotton ball in this solution and dab it on the affected area. You can also tape the cotton ball over the wart. Using this remedy on a regular basis will turn the wart black. and after a few days it will fall off. Time for some tips to help you deal with warts. Do not scratch or pick at your warts. Wash the affected are regularly and do not share your personal belongings such as towels with others. The virus that causes warts is contagious and spreads from person to person. Start an immune-boosting diet. Fruits rich in vitamin C are particularly useful in this regard. and if you observe changes in the color or appearance of your warts, do visit your doctor.