Essential Oils for Wart Treatments

Here are the Essential Oils which have been shown to Combat Warts

As you can see, they work in a variety of ways, primarily boosting the immune system, attacking the warts as an antiviral and promoting skin healing.

Cinnamon Oil

The cinnamon oil helps boost and strengthen your immune system. Aside from that, other benefits of cinnamon oil are its antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. For its usage, you may either take it orally as a supplement, use a diffuser or place a drop or 2 on your hands, enclose your nose and mouth with your palms and inhale.

Cypress Oil

Cypress oil is a very good disinfectant, so it fits as a solution to treating warts and it also helps regulate blood circulation in the body. You may use this by applying it directly on the lesions without using a carrier oil. Using it undiluted doesn’t have any side effects like inflammation. Another way you may use it is through diffusion.

Eucalyptus Oil

This essential oil may not work very well alone in treating warts as it is meant for treating infections in the respiratory system. However, adding it to a blend with tea tree essential oil will make the wart treatments incredibly quick. Not only does it attack warts, but it also attacks HPV infection as well.

Frankincense Oil

This essential oil is considered as one of the most effective essential oil you can use in treating warts. When applied, it makes your skin pores open so oxygen can enter the skin. This oil is applied topically but must be diluted with a carrier oil first. Otherwise, it would cause skin irritation. This is very effective when it comes to removing warts and prevent them from recurring.

Lavender Oil

This oil works effectively in treating warts, especially on warts that are painful, like plantar warts, because of its soothing properties that help alleviate pain while fighting off HPV. You may apply a drop of Lavender oil directly on the lesion twice a day, preferably in the morning and in the evening.

Lemon Oil

Lemon oil is one of the effective treatments for warts because it has antibacterial properties. You may take it as a supplement or mix it in your water, but only use a small volume of the oil. You may also place a drop directly on your wart, but it is recommended that you only use it indoors so as to avoid sunburn because when lemon oil on the skin is exposed in sunlight, it will probably lead to skin burning.

Oregano Oil

This oil is packed with antiviral properties making the healing time quicker than normal as it lessens the population of HPV. Oregano oil also has antibacterial properties that assist in treating warts. When used topically, it’s best used with a carrier oil because it has some sort of burning sensation when applied neat. When using this oil and for a more effective result, apply diluted oil on wart about 4 to 5 times a day.

Rosemary Oil

This oil is one of the best essential oils to treat warts by means of topical application. Like the Lavender oil, it also alleviates pain when applied directly on painful warts while fighting off the infection at the same time. However, only a small amount of it should be applied when used topically. You may also use the essential oil through diffusion. This oil, however, is not to be used by women who are breastfeeding and pregnant. It is also not allowed for people who have epilepsy.

Tea Tree (Melaleuca) Oil

The tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca oil, is a basic essential oil in most households as it helps heal a lot of skin conditions. It is known to have terpinolene and a- terpinene which elements are powerful in eradicating HPV, which leads to wart removal. Other than warts, it can also heal scars, eczema, psoriasis, and acne. This essential oil is known to have antiseptic and antibacterial properties. For its usage, apply a couple of drops of tea tree oil directly on the wart and allow it to sit for a while so as to allow the skin to absorb the oil first and make sure to perform this method twice or thrice a day.

Thyme Oil

Thyme oil is one of the best essential oils you can use to treat warts. It is filled with thujanol which is an element that eradicates a lot of bacterial and viral infections. It can stop warts from growing and spreading throughout the body. For its usage, place a couple of drops of thyme oil directly on the wart and place a bandage to cover warts.

Essential Oils That You Can Blend

• You can mix a combination of eucalyptus oil and tea tree oil to create a blend that would work effectively against warts. Aside from that, dilute the combined oils in a carrier oil. You may use the blend by applying it directly on the wart. Rub the oil on the wart have it covered within two to three hours.
• You may also combine essential oils with apple cider vinegar, which is considered as a natural treatment for warts. Its combination with essential oils makes its effects on warts stronger. You will need apple cider vinegar, oregano oil, lemon oil, and frankincense oil. Combine all of the ingredients and dilute it in a carrier oil, preferably coconut oil, because of its antifungal and antimicrobial properties. It helps protect the oil from evaporating. With this blend, you’ll be able to treat warts with more effective and quicker results.
• Another blend you can make is composed of 5 drops each of tea tree oil, frankincense oil and oregano oil, and half a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a carrier oil, preferably virgin coconut oil (VCO). Mix everything and place it in a dropper. For its usage, apply 3 drops of the blend on a cotton ball and place the cotton ball on the wart. Continue doing this procedure as long as the wart is still visible.


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