Plantar Warts Relief With
Easy Herbal Remedies
Most everyone will agree that plantar warts are unsightly
things that live on the bottom of your foot. If you have ever
had a plantar wart, then you are probably much too familiar
with it already.
For those fortunate enough not to have such an experience,
it is well worth exploring how such a devilish thing comes into
existence in the first place. A planter wart stems from a kind
of virus that forms warts.
It takes over your genes, your very own DNA, and forces them
to produce more viruses and certain virus-carrying cells. These
viruses may even force your body to supply the area around the
plantar wart with its own set of blood vessels and nerves.
What happens when the virus takes over? The result of this
type of virus is plantar wart that eventually becomes covered
with calluses. A plantar wart sounds big and hulking, but it
can actually be as small as a pinhead, or grow as big as a
Regardless of its size, a plantar wart normally follows the
same growth pattern and appearance. Most plantar warts have
tiny brown, red or black spots. In the case of most plantar
warts, these are usually just blood vessels.
A lone plantar wart may appear, or they may pop up in herds.
Regardless, plantar warts usually take up residence in the same
general area of the foot. Usually, plantar warts appear to
prefer the ball of the foot, or the heel of the foot. As you
can imagine, plantar warts can make walking quite
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Most podiatrists can remove plantar warts, but once removed,
there is no sure guarantee that it will not return, or bring
more friends. Most plantar warts in fact do return. This is
because that pesky virus that lives inside of you causes
Most herbalists and naturopathic physicians agree that one
of the best ways to prevent plantar warts is to strengthen the
immune system through herbal and nutritional therapies. Here
are some ideas about how you can keep plantar warts at bay if
you know you are prone to developing them.
Garlic: Many herbalists recommend putting a
fresh clove of garlic directly on the planter wart. Many
herbalists swear that this all-natural method can result in the
disappearance of the planter wart within ten days. First, mash
the fresh garlic clove into a pulp, and then place the pulp
directly over the wart. Use an adhesive bandage to keep the
garlic in place. This treatment is recommended for bedtime,
when you can also place a sock over the affected area.
Lots of herbs have anti bacterial
properties, including Echinacea.
Milk thistle capsules can be taken before
drinking alcohol in order to combat
Tea tree oil: If garlic is not
feasible, try tea tree essential oil. This is a powerful herbal
antiseptic that is used to treat many skin infections and
problems. Tea tree essential oil is also a strong antiviral
agent, and it can help get rid of plantar warts. Simply apply a
few drops of tea tree essential oil directly onto the plantar
wart each day. You should cease this treatment if no
improvement is visible after three to four months after the
initial date of treatment.