Warts, which are known to be caused by the human papillomavirus, infect the top layer of a broken skin. They are also commonly called flat warts, common warts, and filiform warts. They may disappear after many years. Did you know that you can use aloe vera as a homemade beauty product that you can apply to warts to shrink them?
The procedures for removing warts using aloe vera are very simple. Applying aloe vera to treat warts is an easy, cheap and can be done at home. Aloe vera can be obtained from various sources including naturally growing plants, buying an entire plant or its seeds and from home grown aloe vera. Treating warts with aloe vera does not require a big chunk of the plant, but just an enough part of its succulent and fleshy leaves for application on the affected skin for one week.
Aloe vera is an herbaceous plant with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-bacterial properties. It cannot only treat warts. It can also help prevent the wart microbes from spreading to other parts of the body. Keep in mind that the result is not immediate. The effect of this herbal solution for the skin may differ on each individual.
Below is another way to use aloe vera as a beauty product for treating warts.
First you must extract the thorns and remove all the pulp from the aloe leaf. Then gently rub the wart with pulp, it is advisable to repeat the process once a day or every other day. You can also choose to leave some pulp on the wart, but remember to cover it with gauze. Another way to use aloe is by draining or squeezing the juice to moisten the wart. Thus much is wasted but you might find it more comfortable.
To learn more natural ways for treating warts, watch the video below.