Garlic is one of the more wide-spread home remedies that is used to treat warts. It’s used quite commonly as it does work very quickly and reliably.
There are patients that were successful in removing their warts in a period of only seven days. That’s certainly not the norm but Garlic is indeed a very potent remedy for your warts.
While it is an all-natural treatment, it also does have some disadvantages. Mainly, it’s the smell when you have the garlic on your skin/wart for longer periods of time.
Warts can grow anywhere on your body. If you find them on the bottom of your feet then they are also referred to as Verrucae (Verruca). Garlic can be used for all kinds of warts. It’s a natural treatment that is easy to get and to use. It can be a good alternative to any of the best OTC wart removers you can get.
There’s a few easy steps to take to have the best chances for success when you use garlic on your warts. Garlic is a potent natural remedy with antiviral properties. When it comes to natural ingredients you will actually have a hard time finding a different treatment that has strong antiviral properties.
Garlic has been used for over 5,000 years to fight fungal and viral infections. It has proven it’s effectiveness for a number of conditions including warts due to its ability to fight viruses and reduce inflammation.
Using garlic to treat your warts is a simple process with only a few easy steps. We outline those below. Before you start, you need to purchase a few items though:
The preparation and treatment is very straightforward and easy. Follow these few steps to prepare and treat your wart and repeat them as necessary:
Some suggestions state that you could use garlic internally in pill form but that has no proven success at all when it comes to getting rid of your warts. Garlic pills have not shown a significant impact on fighting warts if you use them orally.
The garlic does certainly help to fight the HPV virus in your body but it doesn’t specifically target the wart growth on your skin if you take a pill. So, it might have a small impact due to helping your body fight off the virus but there’s no immediate or short-term success seen when you try to get rid of your warts.
Garlic can be a potent and cheap treatment for your warts. The properties of garlic often work very effectively on getting rid of your warts. However, there is some preparation and commitment required on your side. It’s not a one-time application deal but something you will have to continue for a longer period of time.
One of the best things about it is that you can use garlic on genital warts. It works on all types of warts including genital warts where you usually have a limited amount of treatment options.
Another downside is that garlic does smell. If you can’t stand the smell or for other reasons you can’t afford to smell a little like garlic then this might not be a good treatment option for you. There are many alternative treatment options to get rid of your warts ranging from potent OTC remedies to many natural cures you can use and try. Be aware though that many, if not most, natural treatments do not work for everyone.