23 Mar 7 Effective Skin Tag Natural Home Remedies
Skin tag removal isn’t as hard as it may seem and there are a number of natural homemade remedies that can really help you get rid of tags. So, here are a few below.
1. Apple Cider Vinegar
It is a fermented vinegar with various medical qualities that include anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that make it an effective remedy for skin tags.
How To Use Apple Cider Vinegar:
Wash and dry the tags and surrounding areas before applying the apple cider vinegar. Wet a piece of cotton into the vinegar and rub it on the tags or hold the cotton ball on the bump for around 15 minutes. Repeat this thrice a day. The skin tag will start to darken and, with time, it will dry and eventually fall off painlessly.
Do use it to treat skin tags that are near the eyes. If you are looking to treat skin tags near eyes then check out Skin Tag Gone – this site has a wide variety of different articles on how to do so.
2. Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has been used a natural medical remedy for centuries due to its antibiotic, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory qualities. It is a very effective skin care remedy that can treat various skin disorders including skin tags.
How To Use Tea Tree Oil:
Soak a toothpick or Q-tip in pure tea tree oil and then use it to apply the oil to the skin tag holding it over the bump for ten minutes; repeat this thrice a day. The toothpick or Q-tip ensures the oil does not come into contact with the skin surrounding the tag; it an excellent approach more so for people with sensitive skin.
Tea tree oil, however, will rarely cause any skin reactions for most people. In case of irritation or any other reaction, mix it with a soothing oil such as coconut oil then apply it to the skin tag. However, doing this often affects the tea tree oil’s efficiency and will lengthen the treatment period.
3. Oregano Essential Oil
Pure oregano oil contains excellent anti-fungal qualities and is used for various forms of skin treatment. You can make the remedy using olive oil and fresh oregano by infusing the oregano with the olive oil for two or three weeks before straining. You can as well blend the oregano oil with carrier oils such as sweet almond or jojoba oil.
How To Use Oil of Oregano:
Use a cotton ball to apply the oil directly to the skin tag, thrice a day and allow it to air-dry before dressing it with a bandage. Repeat the process until the tag dries and falls off.
4. Vitamin E Oil
It is a topical oil with excellent skin care properties and is applied topically to the affected area. Only use high-quality Vitamin E oils made for topical treatments, which is better that opting to pop capsules meant for oral use.
How To Use Vitamin E Oil:
Clean the skin tag and surrounding area and dry it thoroughly before applying the oil to the bump using a ball of cotton and then cover the skin tag with a bandage. Repeat this daily and use a clean bandage every day after cleaning the affected area and applying the Vitamin E oil. Follow the process daily until the tag falls off.
You will use iodine in liquid form, which you can purchase here. Paint the liquid onto the tags once each day. The skin tags may start falling off within a few days after the first application.
How To Use Iodine:
Iodine has natural properties that cause skin cells to break down and fall off safely. You can prevent the liquid from affecting the surrounding skin by covering it with a barrier oil such as coconut oil before applying the liquid iodine, which you will apply using a toothpick.
As pungent as it may be, garlic is a natural medicinal product that has excellent anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral qualities. In skin tag treatment, the juice from a crushed garlic clove can help get rid of tags in a matter of weeks.
How To Use Garlic:
Crush a clove of garlic and use a Q-tips or ball of cotton to soak it up and then rub it on the skin tag before dressing it with a bandage. Do this procedure at night and then wash off the affected area in the morning to get rid of the garlic smell. It should be process done for two-night and with a two-night break in-between to avoid skin irritation. You can apply Vitamin E oil during the break
7. Dandelion Juice
Dandelions may be pesky weeds that invade the garden, but they pack some amazing health benefits. They can be sued to treat skin tags because they are rich in minerals and vitamins that break down and remove excess skin.
How To Use Dandelion Juice:
Get fresh dandelion from the garden, wash the roots thoroughly and then ground them to extract the juice, which is a milky liquid. Apply three drops of the fluid to the affected area thrice a day. Keep to a continuous application following the process and the skin tag will fall off in about 30 days from the first use.