Moles are small clusters of cells that can appear at any point in life for a variety of reasons. Dark in color, they can be found on any part of the body and in most cases, are not dangerous. For the non-dangerous types of moles (benign) many people may choose to leave them as they are, however if the moles are in a particularly prominent place on the body, or there are many of them some choose to find ways in which to remove them. Whilst there are numerous creams and surgical options to remove the troublesome lesions, most people try to explore alternative, less expensive options for mole removal at home.
For those looking at how to remove moles naturally the following methods are thought to be extremely effective in completely removing moles using natural ingredients that can be found within the household or purchased at drug stores for minimal cost.
Castor oil is among one of the top natural mole removal remedies. Thousands of people have used it to remove their skin moles. There are many ways you can use the oil.
Simply apply a little castor oil directly on to the mole three or four times a day. Only apply the oil to the mole itself, not the surrounding healthy skin. Repeat the process for several weeks. The mole should shrink, and eventually disappear completely without trace.
Baking soda is often used in conjunction with castor oil for mole removal however it can be just as effective when used on its own. It is important to use baking soda, not caustic soda or baking powder.
- Clean the area around the mole completely with soap and water
- Pat dry
- Rough the surface of the mole up by scratching it with an emery board (this will allow the baking soda to penetrate the skin)
- Mix a small amount of water and baking soda together to make a paste
- Apply the paste directly to the mole
- Cover with a band aid and leave overnight
- Repeat the process daily until the mole disappears
There will likely be a slight to moderate tingling sensation with this process, but this is normal and shows that it is working.
The alkaloid; bloodroot, is used in many wart removal creams and is renowned for its effectiveness in such treatment.
The skin should be cleansed and the surface of the mole agitated before bloodroot paste or poultice is applied directly to the surface of the mole. Again, it is important to apply the mixture to only the mole and not surrounding skin. Cover the mole with a bandage or band aid. Repeat this every other day, for a week or until the mole falls off.
Tea tree has many well-known medicinal benefits for all kinds of ailments. Its use as natural method of mole removal at home is both simple and pain free.
Apply the Tea tree oil directly to a clean mole. Massage in and leave overnight. Wash the face as normal in the morning and repeat nightly. After a week to 10 days, the problem should not persist.
Ground flax seeds up into a powder before adding a small amount of honey and flax seed oil to make a paste. This paste will then be used on your skin blemishes.
Applying the paste two or three times a day should see the safe removal of the mole in a few weeks.
Garlic is an unexpected yet popular ingredient for many skin care treatment thanks to certain properties contained within the popular cooking spice.
To use for mole removal treatment, simply cut a garlic clove in half and rub it over the mole. Repeat this daily. Alternatively, the user could crush the garlic and apply it to the mole, covering it with a band aid to leave overnight.
The milky sap from the dandelion root works wonders on moles and is simple to use. Rub the root onto a mole until the sap covers the mole. Repeat twice or three times daily until the mole is removed.
Dandelion root can be used to treat many other types of skin blemishes. It is very popular home remedies and many over the counter products include this ingredient in their formulas.
The acids in pineapple can be found in many skin care treatments and over the counter products. These acids can remove skin moles too.
Either apply fresh juice from a pineapple directly to the mole or use freshly chopped pieces of pineapple to the mole several times a day for some weeks to see a dramatic difference in the appearance of the mole before its complete removal.
Applying extract of milkweed to the mole and leaving it overnight for a week will gleam positive results in as a mole removal treatment.
Fig juice is another ingredient which is used widely in some of the best natural mole removal treatments on the market.
Applying the fig juice to the mole and simply leaving it every day is a cheap and effective way of removing the unwanted lesions.
Vitamin C promotes skin regeneration and helps to heal the body. It can be found in many foods and topical treatments for all kinds of ailments.
There are several ways in which to use vitamin C for mole removal treatment. Vitamin C supplements can be crushed and added to a small amount of water in order to make a paste so it is easier to apply. Applying the paste nightly and leaving overnight before rinsing off in the morning will make a huge difference to moles after some weeks.
Alternatively, people may use fresh fruit juices rich in the vitamin and apply it directly to the mole two or three times a day.
Tincture of Iodine
Tincture of iodine is available from any pharmacy at a low price. The tincture should be rubbed over the mole each night and left. Moles will begin to turn hard and scab over in a few short days.
Once this happens the tincture can stop being used and the mole will proceed to fall off or disappear in the following days/weeks.
Apple Cider Vinegar
The potassium found within apple cider vinegar is extremely beneficial to lesions of most kind on the skin.
Simple to use, the cider can simply be applied directly to the clean surface area of a mole, left for 15 minutes and rinsed off with warm water. Repeating this step daily will provide positive results after a few weeks.
Coriander should be ground to a poultice, applied to the mole and left overnight. After a few days, the mole should shrink and disappear in the coming weeks.
Grate the onion and extract the juice from the gratings. Apply the juice to a clean mole and leave overnight. The juice will penetrate your skin mole while you sleep and start eradicating it.
Rinse the area with warm water in the morning then repeat daily for the safe removal of moles.
Potatoes are used as a natural remedy for many skin conditions. To use, simply slice the potato and secure it to the mole using a band aid.
Leave overnight and repeat nightly for a few weeks to remove the mole.
It is important to use the fruit and not the nut. Crush the fruit and use directly on the mole. Do this once a day for a month to see incredible results.
Some people may wish to chew the fruit for a faster effect although this does not taste nice at all and may not be suitable for the majority of people.
This method is very easy to use and many people have removed their skin moles using it. Extract the juice from a cauliflower and put onto the mole. The juice must be fresh and the mole should be cleansed thoroughly before use.
Repeating this method daily for several weeks can see lightening and complete removal of the mole.
Slicing the radish first, tape it to the mole using a band aid. The slices should be changed three or four times each day. The method should be used over the period of a few weeks to gain the best results. Since the method requires changing the slices of radish several times per day, it is not very convenient and can cause discomfort.
Aloe vera gel is known for its healing, anti-inflammatory properties. The gel can be bought from pharmacies or obtained directly from a plant by breaking the leaves.
A small amount of the gel should be placed onto the mole before being covered with a band aid and left for 3 hours. This should be repeated throughout the day using fresh gel and band aids each time.
White chalk is known to reduce the appearance of moles drastically, by drying them up until eventually they fall off. Simply rub some white chalk around the surface of the mole, taking care not to get any on the surrounding skin.
Honey is often used in conjunction with other ingredients however it is a very effective mole removal treatment in its own right. A small amount of honey should be rubbed around the mole. This should be repeated three or four times daily for several weeks to remove the unwanted lesions.