Treatments of warts depend on the particular type, condition and location of the disease. The treatment also is offered according to the age of the patient, as well as the size and immune status of the individual. Either destructive use of liquid nitrogen or an immunological approach to boost the patient's own immune system is provided as remedial measures for warts. Other treatment through conventional method include removal of the dead surface skin cells, cryosurgery, surgery as well as laser treatment are offered. Thus the medicine recommended for common wart is liquid nitrogen cryotherapy. Flat warts frequently occur on the face and on the legs. These needs care and proper use a treatment. Very light liquid nitrogen cryotherapy can be used. Aggressive use of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy is used for plantar warts. Podophyllin or podophyllotoxin can be applied every few days for the genital warts.
Naturopathy is the way of providing proper treatment of Warts. The best method of curing the disease through nature care includes a change in dietary. Balanced and nutritious diet suggested by naturopathy can be helpful to subside the wart, as soon as it appears. To begin with, the patient should be kept on an all-fruit diet for about two or three days. During this period, he should take three meals a day of fresh juicy fruits such as grapes, orange, apple, pineapple, mango, pear and papaya. The warm-water enema should be taken to cleanse the bowels during this period and afterwards, if necessary.
After this diet, the patient may gradually embark upon a well-balanced diet of natural foods consisting of seeds, nuts, grains, fruits and vegetables. The emphasis should be on fresh fruits and raw vegetable salad. Further short periods on all-fruit diet at monthly intervals may be necessary until the skin condition improves. However, the patient should avoid tea, coffee, flesh foods, white flour sugar and all products made from them. He should also avoid refined foods, tinned and frozen foods, as well as spices, condiments and pickles.
Certain home remedies are also beneficial in the treatment of warts. The most important of these is the use of castor oil. This oil should be applied generously over the affected parts every night. The treatment should be continued for several months. Milky juice of the figs is another valuable remedy. This juice should be extracted from the fresh, barely ripe fruits and applied on warts several times a day and should be continued for two weeks. Raw potatoes have been found beneficial in the treatment of warts. A potato should be cut and rubbed on the affected area several times daily, again to be continued for at least two weeks for good results.
Onions irritate the skin and also stimulate the circulation of the blood. Warts sometimes disappear when rubbed with cut onions. The herb dandelion is another valuable remedy for warts. The milk from the cut end of dandelion should be applied over the affected area two or three times daily. The herb marigold's leaf juice can be applied beneficially over warts. The sap from the stem has also been found beneficial in the removal of warts.
The oil extracted from the shell of the cashew nut being acrid, vesicant and rubefacient, has proved useful in warts. It should be applied externally over the affected area in treating this condition. Certain other applications have also proved beneficial in treating this condition. These include juices of papaya and pineapple fruits and chalk powder mixed with water. Other home remedies include adhesive tape therapy. According to this therapy, several layers of waterproof adhesive tape are placed to over the wart region. Even duct tape is also beneficial. The tape is to be kept for 6 1/2 days. Then take off the tape and open the area to the air for 12 hours.
Treatment of Warts through Salicylic acid therapy can help warts to cure. Salicylic acid comes either as a liquid to paint on the wart or as a plaster to be cut out or placed on the wart tissue. Nonprescription freezing methods can be method to set right the skin disorder. Aromatherapy has proved to heal the contagious disease. Add three drops lemon and 4 drops tea-tree in 30ml (1fl oz/6 tsps) olive oil for the treatment of warts.
(Last Updated on : 12-09-2012)
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