Moles can form anywhere on the skin. Moles can be difficult to remove, and it can be expensive. Some people opt to use home remedies instead. Are they safe and effective?
These are the easy, yet effective home remedies to reduce the appearance and size of moles.
1. Use apple cider vinegar
You will find apple cider vinegar in your kitchen cupboard. It is a miracle in the bottle. It is great for weight loss and mole removal. The apple cider vinegar’s acids, tartaric and malic acid, will combine to completely dissolve any mole and remove it from your skin. You can use a qtip to apply apple cider vinegar to the affected area.
2. Use crushed garlic
Garlic can be used to remove moles. Make a paste of fresh garlic by crushing it. Apply this garlic paste directly to the mole. Avoid the area surrounding the mole as it can cause skin irritation. For a few hours, cover the area where garlic was applied with a bandage. It can be left on for up to 24 hours. You can also leave it overnight. The garlic enzymes will help to break down cell clusters and spread them evenly. This method of mole removal takes five days.
3. Use iodine
Iodine is an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin as it doesn’t cause irritation like apple cider vinegar or garlic. Make sure the product contains only 5 percent of iodine when you purchase a topical iodine cream. Use a Q-tip to apply the iodine to the mole, up to three times per day. Keep doing this until you notice a significant improvement in the appearance of your mole.
4. Castor oil and baking soda are good options
When combined, baking soda and castor oil can be used to treat moles. Mix together one tablespoon of baking soda with two tablespoons castor oil to make a paste. Apply the paste to your mole. Leave it on for several hours. It can be left on for up to 24 hours before you wash it off.
5. Flax seed oil and honey are good options.
Honey is well-known for its healing and antibacterial properties. Use honey mixed with some flax seed oil to remove the mole. Apply a mixture of honey and flax oil to the skin around your mole. This paste will get rid of all your warts and moles.
6. Use sour apple juice
Mole removal can also be done with sour apple juice. You just need to juice some sour apples and then apply it directly on your moles. It can also be purchased at your local supermarket. It will dissolve moles in the same manner as apple cider vinegar. This method is slower to show results. The changes will only be noticeable after three weeks. The procedure will not leave any scarring on your skin.
7. Use pineapple and coarse salt
Combine half a cup fresh pineapple and quarter cup coarse sea salt. It will become a scrub-like consistency after being blended. Use the sea salt and pineapple scrub to massage the affected area. This will remove the top layer from the mole.
8. Use onion juice
Moles can be removed by using onion juice. The onion should be peeled and cut into small pieces. Next, extract the juice. With a qtip, apply the freshly extracted onion juice directly to the mole. You will soon be rid of all moles by doing this at a regular rate.
9. Tea tree oil can be used
Tea tree oil is well-known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. But did you know that it can also be used to remove moles! Tea tree oil is able to remove even the most malignant moles, as well as those that are deep embedded in your skin. Applying undiluted tea tree oil twice daily will get rid of any unwanted moles. Tea tree oil may take several weeks depending on how large the mole is.
These home remedies can cause skin irritations and are not recommended for children under the age of 18.