Skin tags can occur at any part of the body such as neck, face, under the arm and under the breast. Skin tags are a benign skin growth that looks like a small flap of skin that usually appears on the eyelids, underarms, groin, neck, at skin folds or any part of the body. Due to their ugly appearance, it is necessary to use something for skin tag removal, but at the same time the product should be natural to avoid any side effects.
In comparison to normal skin, the color of skin tags is little darker. Usually, these are not harmful but irritating and can harm a person’s self-esteem. But for the positive side, we have the number of home remedies that can be tried to get rid of skin tags at home.
1. LEMON JUICE FOR SKIN TAG REMOVAL
Lemon juice is very useful for skin tag removal. It is a powerful antiseptic agent which contains citric acid that helps to dry out skin tags by decomposing the cells. Take a fresh lemon and apply the lemon juice on skin tags directly and leave it for some time without washing it off.
You can apply this procedure up to several times a week and continue the routine until the skin tag falls off.
2. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Benefits of Apple cider vinegar for skin tag removal are well known. It can destroy the ugly warts and skin tag tissue completely.
Take a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and apply apple cider vinegar on skin tag after completely cleansing the skin and drying it. While you massage the skin tag, make sure to squeeze the cotton ball, so that the skin tag is saturated with the vinegar. You can repeat this procedure two to three times a day until the skin tag is gone.
As apple cider vinegar is acidic, so keep in mind that it can cause some mild itching and irritation for a few minutes. To minimize these effects add some water with apple cider vinegar to dilute it before doing the treatment.
3. GARLIC FOR SKIN TAG REMOVAL
You need four fresh garlic cloves and then ground these up into a paste and apply the paste directly to the skin. You can place a bandage over this to keep the paste in place.
4. TEA TREE OIL
Tea tree oil for removal of skin tags on face and other parts of the body is widely used. You can watch an excellent video on how Skin Tags Gone with Tea Tree Oil? This process may take some more time in comparison to other processes, but it is much safer for skin tags found around the eyes.
Take a cotton ball, soaked with water and add a couple drops of Tea Tree Oil. Then you dab the cotton ball on the skin tag and cover with a bandage.
You should repeat this process two to three times a day for better results. You can also use a Tea Tree Soap, if not comfortable with crude tea tree oil.
5. BAKING SODA AND CASTOR OIL MIXTURE
Acombination of Castor oil and Baking soda is a great medicine to remove skin tags and warts. Make a paste by mixing the baking soda and castor oil together and apply the paste to the skin tag and cover with a bandage.
Repeat this process several times a week for removing skin tags with baking soda and castor oil.
6. OREGANO OIL
Oregano oil contains three types of phenolic terpenoids components- Thymol, Carvacrol and p-cymene, and these have powerful antibacterial properties.
This oil also contains anti-melanomic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and antiseptic properties. This oil is very effective for skin tag removal.
Create a mixture of four to six drops of coconut oil and two to three drops of oregano oil and apply this directly to your skin tag three times a day. This will dry out the skin tag and they will fall off on its own.
Always use any carrier oil to dilute the oregano oil to avoid redness and irritation of the skin.
Note:- This oil should never be used near the eyes.
7. BANANA PEEL FOR SKIN TAG REMOVAL
Banana peel for skin tag removal is a good and easily available option. Banana peel is very good to remove skin tags and warts.
Rub the banana peel on skin tags and wart every night at least for 15 days. This will remove all the skin tags.
Usually, Skin tags are harmless and no special treatment are required. If your doctor confirms that they are benign in nature and no further action required, then you can go for home remedies for skin tags removal. But be cautious when apply on sensitive area.
Above home remedies are effective to remove skin tags and can be used easily at home. So what are you waiting for? Go and start using these natural tips.
THIS IS AN UPDATED INFORMATION ON “7 HOME REMEDIES TO REMOVE SKIN TAGS AT HOME” WRITTEN BY DR. RAHUL SINGH ON HIS OTHER BLOG SITE.