Among the many skin issues that can prevent you from looking your most beautiful, moles are one type of skin issue that many people want to get rid of. Some celebrities have become famous because of their moles, but they’re the exception rather than the rule. A skin mole is actually a spot that appears on the skin, and is usually either circular or oval. It can be tiny or large, and can be a wide range of colors including red, pink, and black. Almost every person has at least a couple of moles. The average amount on a particular body part is 10-50 moles.
A skin mole can be either flat or raised above the skin. The good news is that there are many effective home remedies to treat moles.
Acidic Juice for Skin Not Thirst
Pineapple juice can provide many benefits in terms of health and can also help to quench your thirst. However, you might be surprised to learn that fresh pineapple juice can also help to make moles’ pigmentation lighter. That will help to make them less noticeable.
First, soak on cotton ball in some pineapple juice. Then place it on your skin’s mole. Let it set overnight or long enough for the pineapple juice to dry. Follow this process many times per day for a couple of weeks or until the mole becomes lighter.
Sour Treatment for Sweet Results
Apple cider vinegar is a substance that can treat many types of health issues. You might be surprised to learn it’s also an effective home remedy for removing moles due to the amount of acid it contains. That helps to mole to become a scab and then within time it falls off.
Here’s the process you should follow. First dip one cotton ball into apple cider vinegar. Then place it on the skin that’s affected with the mole. Use a bandage/medical tape in order to secure the cotton ball. Let it set overnight. Follow this procedure every day for around 10 days or until the mole drops off. Another option is to rub water (warm) onto the mole. You could also use an emery board to scrap the mole’s surface. Then add apple cider vinegar on the area until it becomes white. Let it set there until the vinegar dries naturally. Follow this method many times each day.
It’s important to keep in mind that apple cider vinegar will probably make the mole worse in the first couple of days. However, within a week or so the mole will get better. If you see a scar after the mole is gone, add coconut oil to the area.
You could also add some petroleum jelly to the region around the mole before you apply apple cider vinegar.
Iodine: Not Just for Wounds
You’ve likely used iodine in the past to treat wounds. However, it can also help to treat and remove moles. That’s because it causes skin cells to die naturally, and also destroys the clusters. Iodine Tincture is sold in various drug stores.
First, clean the area where the mole is, and apply one drop of iodine solution (5%) onto the mole. If the mole is flat then you can use an emery board to scratch it a little before you add the iodine. Use a gauze/bandage on the mole then let the iodine set overnight or as long as you need it to. Repeat this process every day for 1-2 weeks.
Frankly a Great Treatment
Another home remedy for moles involves essential oil from frankincense. It’s naturally astringent, so it helps to dry up the mole on your skin and remove it one layer at a time. First, add 8 teaspoons olive toil to 1 teaspoon of frankincense oil. Then dab the mixture on your moil and let it set for a couple hours. Follow this process 2-3 times per day for a couple of weeks in order to get the best results. In other to keep scarring from happen, keep using the treatment for many days after the mole falls off your skin.
White Herb for Dark Spots
Garlic can be an effective home remedy for treating moles. The reason is that it has enzymes that can help to break down groups of cells that produce pigment. It also helps to make dark pigmentation.
Here’s what to do. First, crush a garlic clove (fresh) and then put it onto the mole. Use a bandage to keep the garlic on your skin, and then let it set overnight or a minimum of 4 hours. Follow this process for a couple of days. It will help the mole to fall off in a natural way. It’s believed that following this process if you apply the garlic every day for five days.
Before you repeat the process each day, make sure to disinfect the region that you’ll be treating using rubbing alcohol or other type of disinfectant. You should also put some oil or petroleum jelly on the skin around the mole in order to keep it safe. A warning to keep in mind is that putting garlic on an area of skin can result in redness and/or irritation.
You’ve heard of onion slices and peels, but how about onion juice? The juice from the herb can actually help to treat moles and also help to balance your skin tone due to the acid it contains. First, remove some onion juice from an onion. Then use a cotton swab to add it to the skin region with the mole. Let it set for half an hour or longer. Then wash it off. Follow this process 2-3 times every day for a minimum of 3 weeks.
Another option is to add a mixture of onion juice/apple cider vinegar that has equal parts. Let it set overnight or a minimum of 30 minutes. Follow this process every day for one month or until the mole becomes lighter.
Moles can be one of the toughest skin issues to deal with. However, the good news is that you don’t have to spend a small fortune to treat them. The above-mentioned treatments can provide cheap yet effective results.