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Want to treat genital warts? Go au naturel

You can apply apple cider vinegar on genital warts. © Shutterstock

Genital warts can be annoying and embarrassing. But, you will be able to get rid of them, if you follow these natural remedies.

Written by Aishwarya Vaidya |Updated : October 20, 2018 3:48 PM IST

Soft growths that appear on the genitals can be termed as genital warts. Do you know that they're a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV)? Yes, you have heard it right! Genital warts are painful, discomforting, and can cause itching. They can be fatal for women because some types of HPV can also invite cancer of the cervix and vulva.

In females, those embarrassing genital warts may appear inside the vagina or anus or outside the vagina or anus. While in males, they can occur on groin, thighs, penis and inside or around the anus. They can robe your peace. So, consult your expert immediately if you spot those genital warts and he will prescribe you an appropriate treatment. Along with that, you can also opt for these magnificent home remedies and tackle those genital warts.

  • You can opt for tea tree oil: Tea tree has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antifungal properties which can reduce the inflammation and can help you to tackle genital warts. you can mix it with olive oil and can apply on the affected area and you will surely feel better. If you experience any burning sensation, redness and so on then discontinue its application.
  • You can opt for apple cider vinegar: It can help you to get rid of many ailments along with genital warts. Yes, apple cider vinegar is anti-inflammatory in nature and can help you to bid adieu to genital warts. You should apply some apple cider vinegar to the affected area and can rinse it off after some time. Ta da, you will surely benefit from it.
  • Aloe vera is anti-inflammatory in nature and can soothe your skin and help you to get rid of the irritation. You can apply that amazing aloe vera juice on warts and you will feel relieved. Don't go overboard.

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