Home Remedies to get rid of Moles and Skin tags

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Almost every other person suffers from large no of moles or skin tags on face or skin exposed to the sun. For some, it is a cosmetic problem and for others just a way to get rid of evil eyes.  Moles are accumulated pigmented cells that appear as dark spots on the skin usually occurring on the face, neck, arms, and legs. In some cases, they can also occur beneath the nails, on the scalp, and even on the toes, But the skin tags are tiny benign skin growths resembling tiny balloons of hanging skin generally developing in the areas where skin rubs against skin.

The color, shape, and size of the moles and skin tags vary from person to person. They usually appear in colors like red, black, brown, pink, and other variations of these shades.

If you too suffer from such complications then don’t worry as they are not harmful, but getting them removed surgically is too expensive. Here are a few home remedies using which you can help reduce their appearance and slowly they will fade away from your skin-

1. Apple cider vinegar

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Apple cider vinegar is a very traditional home remedy for mole and skin tags removal. Because of its acid content, it helps scab the mole and makes it fall off over time.

How to apply?

  1. Dip a cotton ball in ACV and squeeze out the extra fluid from the cotton ball
  2. Apply it to the affected area and secure it with the help of a bandage.
  3. Repeat this procedure for 2 weeks.

2. Crushed garlic

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Garlic is one of the most effective home remedies for moles because it contains enzymes that help break down the clusters of pigment-producing cells. Plus, it helps lighten the dark pigmentation.

How to apply?

  1. Crush a fresh garlic clove and place it on the mole.
  2. Secure it with a bandage and leave it on overnight, or for at least four hours.
  3. Repeat this procedure for a few days. The mole will then fall off naturally. This method is said to give positive results in a few days of application.


3. Honey and flaxseed oil mixture

Flaxseed oil is very useful in getting rid of raised moles. It softens the moles and slackens them around the sides so they can come off easily.

How to apply?

  1. Mix some flax seeds with honey to make a paste-like consistency.
  2. Apply it on the affected area and leave it on for at least an hour.
  3. Repeat this remedy thrice a day for a few weeks.


4. Castor oil and Baking soda

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Baking soda and Castor oil can help in removing moles and skin tags. It helps in dissolving and eliminating the affected unusual growths. This method is not likely to leave scars.

How to apply?

  1. Prepare a mixture of half a teaspoon baking soda with a few drops of castor oil.
  2. Gently rub the mixture on your mole.
  3. Leave it on the affected area for a few hours.
  4. Repeat this process twice a day for one month.

Note – Make sure to disinfect the area by rubbing alcohol or using some other disinfectant before starting the process. Garlic can cause a burning sensation so apply some petroleum jelly or oil in order to protect the skin surrounding the mole.

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