Skin tags are typically not dangerous or harmful to your health, though they can be unsightly and cause you discomfort physically and emotionally. It is possible to treat skin tags in your home using natural methods. This is after you have confirmed with your GP that they are skin tags and nothing more sinister or dangerous. Normally, skin tags do not require any treatment, so the only option that you have to deal with them, is to permanently get rid of them.
Here are some natural ways that you can try at home that will give you excellent results.
Apple Cider Vinegar
This is a natural treatment method that many people love to use because when the skin tag falls off it does not leave any scars behind. Apple Cider Vinegar has elevated levels of acid which are able to remove the skin tags in a few days. The acid may cause damage to the eyes, so skin tags in this area should not be treated with Apple Cider Vinegar.
For the treatment, you need to clean the area surrounding the skin tag with some water and soap. Dry the area well. Take a small piece of cotton wool, and then dip it into the apple cider vinegar. Gently squeeze out any of the excess apple cider vinegar. Take the cotton ball that has the vinegar and place it on the skin tag, making sure you hold it in place using a small bandage. Keep it in place for at least 15 minutes, though if you can leave it on for several hours each day, it would be better. Repeat this process at least twice a day. The skin tag shall begin to darken, then it will dry up and finally fall off.
You can also try the Epsom salt and apple vinegar foot bath recipe that reverses foot pain.
Tea Tree Oil
You can use tea tree oil to remove a skin tag. As an essential oil, trust that it will not damage your skin in any way. For this treatment, begin by washing the area around your skin tag with some warm water and soap, and make sure that you dry it well. Use between one and three drops of tea tree oil, applying it directly to the skin tag. Rub it in well using a cotton bud. Do this at least three times daily, and over time, you will notice that the skin tag will dry up and fall off.
You can also place a plaster on top of the skin tag. This will help the tea tree oil work faster, and you may be surprised that within two days the skin tag has completely dried up and fallen off.
Remember that you should not pick at your skin tags, as doing so could cause serious damage and even lead to bleeding. There are other home treatments that include using dental floss to cut the circulation to the skin tag. Though they may be effective, they could also cause you some discomfort and pain. The two treatments in this article avoid adverse side effects.
Author Bio: Rehan is a natural health enthusiast and blogger. He seeks remedies that make use of things that you have in your home to effectively manage all sorts of conditions. His work will help you explore natural skin tags removal treatments.