Treat Warts Using Banana Peels

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For several years I had an annoying wart on one finger of my right hand, and had tried a few home remedies to remove it, but to no avail. I finally made a trip to my family physician, where he treated it by freezing (cryogenic treatment) it with the liquid nitrogen method. The wart was as tough as nails, and just wouldn't die. After a few months, I took matters into my own hands again, and bought a bottle of Compound W liquid wart remover. I knew it was all over for the wart now because this stuff is advertised to get rid of the most stubborn warts. I believe it is strongly concentrated with salicylic acid. However, this cursed wart seemed to be eating it like candy, and would even grow faster after I "sand papered" it down with an emery board each time.

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Finally, I just decided that it was going to be like one of the sci-fi movies, and I would just be a worthy symbiotic host for this alien wart. Well, recently I "celebrated" our 10-year anniversary together when I discovered the "banana treatment" online. There were lauded testimonies from many people at a few different websites about how effectively they were able to eradicate their warts. "Here, that plagued finger just had to turn the banana peel over when I ate bananas all these years perhaps?", I thought to myself.

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With nothing to lose but a tough wart, I started my banana treating campaign against that nuisance. With all the nutritious benefits of bananas, maybe there was even one more! Well, I'm sitting here to tell you about this minus one stubborn wart after only a couple weeks. Follow the instructions below, and you may also be a wart survivor, too.

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Steps: Wart Removal using Banana Peels

  1. 1
    For optimum effectiveness removing a wart, use a fresh banana peel that is in the ripening stage.
    However, reportedly thawed chunks that were recently frozen will work.
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  2. 2
    Cut the banana peel into a one-inch square for each treatment.
    Before applying each time, roughen the wart surface with an emery board. Wash the wart and surrounding area with warm soap and water.
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  3. 3
    Once the wart and surrounding area are dry, use adhesive first aid tape to bind the inner side of the banana peel piece onto the wart.
    Keep it on your wart for eight hours.
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  4. 4
    After removing the bandaged banana peel piece, wash the wart and surrounding area with warm soapy water.
    Be certain to dry the wart thoroughly before applying the banana peel each time.
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  5. 5
    Within a few days, the wart will begin dying.
    Use nail clippers to remove the dead, colored pieces after each treatment.
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  6. 6
    In two to three weeks, your wart will be gone if you adhere to the steps above.
    Mine was troublesome for 10 years, and this worked for me after all other treatments failed. So, prepare to say, "Bon Voyage" to that wart.
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Questions and Answers

For how long should I use this treatment?

Sir, I am using banana peel since about 15 days and I am following all steps except removing the dead skin with some filer. So should I continue this treatment or I should go to any doctor for this. Its a planter wart and too painful when I walk .. I have tried: Wartex cream, Peel of banana. I think it was caused by: No idea

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You have to soften the skin on your foot first by soaking your foot in warm water for 5 minutes and then if you do not want to use an emery board then scrub baking soda on a washcloth over the area to remove dead skin cells. If the plantar wart is particularly resistant to removal, soak a cotton ball in Apple Cider Vinegar or the banana peel in the vinegar and then cover it and leave it all day or night. It is important to remember that natural remedies do not work overnight. Here are more VisiHow articles on removing warts:

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Because I kept the peel to my thumb and it increased ? Will it reduces in a month?

Because I kept the peel to my thumb and it increased ? Will it reduces in a month?

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