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Skin diseases and problems are quite common in people of all age groups and the treatment for them can be pretty delicate.
Skin tags, moles, warts, age spots, and blackheads are some of the skin diseases you may be facing, although there are about 3,000 different skin issues one can experience.
Every skin change, in color, texture or smell could be a potential health problem, and you need to act quickly to treat it. Pharmaceutical meds are available for use and treatment, but can sometimes act harshly and aggressively on the skin.
To protect yourself from skin irregularities and from chemical medications, there are a few homemade recipes that can get you a healthy and glowing skin in no time.
Below you will find some of the most effective home remedies for the most frequent skin diseases, which are both cheap and effective:
Moles occur on the skin but do not represent a serious health threat. When a mole begins to change in color or size, it may be a clear symptom of cancer.
However, you can get rid of moles by using crushed garlic topically and letting it act for four hours a day. Another solution you can try is apple cider vinegar- it doesn’t have the power of the garlic, but it can be useful. Here are the best home remedies for treating moles:
Either garlic extract or raw garlic can be very productive for mole treatment. Make sure to clear the skin around the mole with masking tape or petroleum jelly. For a more natural option choose beeswax and oil instead of petroleum jelly. Apply topically and bandage the mole. Repeat until you see positive results.
- Castor Oil and Baking Soda
Mix both ingredients until they form a paste and apply topically onto mole. Bandage area and leave paste to work overnight. The following morning, rinse skin well. Repeat each night until you see improvement.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Use a cotton ball soaked in apple cider vinegar and apply directly on the mole. Bandage the area and leave the ACV to act for eight hours. Repeat until mole begins to darken and falls off.
Small, but tricky- warts are derived as a result of the human papillomavirus or HPV. Normally the treatment involves salicylic acid or freezing. In some cases, wrapping warts into duct tape is also helpful. However, here are other treatments that might help you get rid of warts:
Bananas may be the fastest way for a wart-free skin. Rub wart with banana peel every night and repeat treatment until the wart disappears. It usually takes up to two weeks to see results.
- Pure Raw Honey
Raw honey, rubbed directly on the wart can be a very effective way to dispose of it. Wrap skin with bandage after applying it. When warts are treated with raw honey, they have very small changes of reoccurring.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Apply apple cider vinegar each night onto wart by using a cotton ball soaked in the liquid. Bandage area and leave it overnight. Rinse and repeat process until the wart fades.
Garlic can deal with warts in only 14 days, if used raw or juiced. Rub garlic onto wart each night and wrap area well. For best results, apply garlic juice twice a day.
Skin tags usually surface on the skin around your neck, upper chest, underarms, and eyelids. Skin rubbing is the most common cause for skin tags to occur. Standardly, they are treated with tying off, cutting off, and freezing. But, here are some more natural and mellow ways to deal with them:
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Use a cotton ball soaked in ACV and squeezed from extra liquid. Tap the affected area and leave it on for some ime. It takes a couple of days for the skin tag to darken and fall off.
- Tea Tree Oil
Add tea tree oil drops on a water-soaked cotton ball. Press on affected area and bandage well. Repeat treatment 2-3 times per day for a whole month. If you are persistent the effects will be great.
- Baking Soda and Castor Oil
This mixture also comes in handy for treating skin tags. For a paste by mixing both ingredients and apply on skin tag. Bandage well and repeat process 2-3 times a day. Store paste in fridge for the next 48 hours.
Dark spots on the skin come with age and may appear on the limbs or the face. The cause for this skin occurrence is not clear, although it is linked with liver irregularities and sun exposure.
Here is how you can treat them: Age spots or dark spots are discolored patches on the skin on the face, hands and forearms. Although their cause is still not clear, many doctors believe that they occur as a result of sun exposure and an aging liver. Here is what you can use to treat them:
Lemon has properties that are able to fade the dark spots. Soak a cotton ball and rub on dark spots two times a day.
- Aloe Vera
Use raw Aloe Vera on dark spot and let it act for 30 minutes. You can grow this plant at home and apply the gel inside the leaves.
Onions are very healthy for many purposes, and removing dark spots in one of them. Juice or blend onion and apply directly onto dark spot. Let remedy soak for 10-15 minutes, and then rinse well. Repeat until dark spots fade.
To get best effects, mix horseradish with vinegar and apply onto dark spot on a daily basis. In time, you will notice improvement and the dark spot will vanish.
- Vitamin C Serums
Homemade Vitamin C serums are ideal for removing dark spots. Apply topically onto dark spots and results will follow shortly. This is also good for eliminating other damaged skin tissue as well.
When the skin is in contact with outer dirt the pores tend to get clogged and the skin breathing is interrupted. To get glowing and soft skin, without any inflammation, here is what you can do:
- Sugar Scrub
Form a paste from mixing sugar and lemon. Rub onto skin with organic cotton ball. Use circular motion to massage skin. Once done, rinse well with warm water.
Water steam can be very productive in providing you with shiny and cleansed skin. First, you’re your face well. Place face over boiling water. Cover head with a towel, for ultimate effect.
Steam for 10 to 15 minutes. Make sure to be exposed to the steam as much as possible. When done, wash face and rinse well with lukewarm water. To remove any extra dirt, apply vinegar.