Hands and feet with warts is one of the most embarrassing, but most common things to happen to anyone on the face of the planet. Castor oil for warts is just one of the more effective and cheapest forms of wart removal therapy recognized. The thing is, how long does it take?
Warts are caused by a virus which can invade the skin and cause a growth closely resembling a cauliflower. The warts can basically grow on any part of the skin and this can include the lips and the face. There are a lot of wart removal medicines which could be bought off the counter but most of these are not recommended for use on the face and lips, however, they are okay for the hands and feet. Unfortunately, salicylic acid, the active ingredient in the over-the-counter medicines for wart removal, is not safe for use by just anyone.
Castor oil for warts is one of the more recognized safe methods to remove warts on practically any area of the body. All that needs to be done is to do the following:
- Make sure the area is washed clean with soap and water and pat dry. Using a cotton swab, apply a thin layer of the castor oil directly on the wart. Cover with Band-Aid or something similar to keep the oil on the area.
- When waking up, again, perform proper hygiene and do the same process in step one. This has to be done twice daily, morning and night, until the wart has totally disappeared. Even if the wart has disappeared, make sure to continue for at least another week or two to make sure there is no recurrence or transfer of the virus to another area.
The castor oil for warts therapy should take effect within a matter of seven days but it could take longer for larger warts. If the wart persists, consult with the doctor.