Moles are small colored spots that appear on our skin, which are made up of cells called melanocytes, which produce the color (pigment) in our skin. They can appear anywhere on our skin, alone or in groups as well.
Most of the moles are harmless. They rarely become cancerous. Some of the factors which may affect the appearance of the moles are the following: unbalanced diet, genetics, stress, sun exposure or hormonal fluctuations.
EFFECTIVE HOME REMEDIES FOR REMOVING MOLES
How to remove a mole by using apple cider vinegar?
- Organic apple cider vinegar;
- Cotton balls;
- Small bandages.
How to use:
First, dip a cotton ball in the apple cider vinegar. Then, squeeze it out so it is not dripping wet.
After that, apply the cotton ball on the top of the mole and secure it with bandage. Leave it like that for about 6 to 8 hours. After that, remove everything, change the cotton swab ball, put new apple cider vinegar on and put on a new bandage. Repeat this procedure every day, for about 10 days or until the mole falls off.
The apple cider vinegar is likely to make the mole worse in the first few days, but after a week, it will get better. If when the mole falls leaves a scar, apply some coconut oil.
In order to protect the skin around the mole, apply some petroleum jelly on the surrounding area before applying the apple cider vinegar.
How to remove a mole by using garlic?
Garlic is a vegetable which contains certain enzymes that help to break down the cell clusters that cause moles. It also has some additional properties, such as lightening the dark pigmentation in moles.
- 1 to 3 garlic cloves;
- Petroleum jelly;
How to make and use:
In order to protect the skin around the mole, you should first apply some petroleum jelly or oil. First of all, crush the garlic clove in order to make a paste. Apply the paste on the mole and cover with a bandage. Leave it like that to overnight, or at least for about 4 hours. Repeat this process every day, for about 4 to 5 days. Remember to disinfect the area with rubbing alcohol or another disinfectant before repeating the process daily.
After that, the mole will fall off naturally. This method is proven to give positive results with merely five days of daily application.
You should visit your doctor if you have a mole that:
- Is painful;
- Itches or burns;
- Oozes or bleeds;
- Grows back after having been removed before;
- Is new and you are over 30 years old.
Remember to inspect the mole for any abnormal characteristics like asymmetry of the border, diameter or color before trying this home remedies, in order to know how these remedies helping to cure the problem. As always, you should first consult your healthcare provider.