Apple Cider Vinegar to treat a verruca
Apple cider vinegar is such an awesome natural remedy to get rid of verrucas. If you've tried all kinds of over the counter products like I have and nothing worked, honestly I would look to apple cider vinegar! I told my friends about this little thing on my toe when I first felt the verruca and one suggested I try home remedies instead of medical stuff so she recommended apple cider vinegar and boom! It worked! It works so much faster than topical gels (like a few days got knocked off - which is super important when it's summer and you're wearing sandals all the time) and is less work and MUCH less expensive – multipurpose. I always have apple cider vinegar in the kitchen cupboard for other things like salad dressing and sipping on a little bit with water daily for a little cleanse, but I never thought to use it to treat a verruca easily at home. It could take a few weeks to completely remove a verruca but if you do this daily it really makes things better faster. Two thumbs up!
What You'll Need
- Apple cider vinegar
- Cotton wool
What You'll Do
- Break some cotton wool up into small pieces
- Pour some apple cider vinegar into a little bowl or just tip onto the cotton wool
- Make sure the area is clean and dry like right after a shower
- Douse the cotton wool pieces in apple cider vinegar
- Apply directly onto the verruca after you've cleaned it
- Put a few plasters around the cotton wool to secure it tight
- Repeat every night until it disappears
- I like to wrap up a band aid tight around the area tight and then wear socks to bed to keep things locked in
Tips & Warnings
- Make sure you clean the affected area before you apply the apple cider vinegar and make sure it's dry! Repeat every night until the verruca disappears. Wash your hands after handling apple cider vinegar and avoid making contact with your eyes as it stings.
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