Anti-Viral Essential Oils Treat Common Warts

Though the six most common types of warts eventually heal by themselves, people often remove

Verruca vulgaris can be treated with essential oils.

common warts and plantar warts, as they are contagious and sometimes painful. Medical methods of wart removal can be draconian: burning, cutting, freezing, and peeling the infected skin.

Medical treatments eliminate the symtpom without addressing the cause: the Human Papilloma Virus. Essential oils with anti-viral and immune support properties both target the virus, and bolster the immune system simultaneously.

Anti-viral essential oils include: Bay Laurel, Cypress*, Eucalyptus and Bergamot, Frankincense*, Garlic, Helichrysum, Hyssop, Lemon, Thyme*.

* should not be used during pregnancy.

Blends for Adults and Adolescents

Combine in a 12 ml bottle:
4 ml Bay Laurel
2 ml Thyme
1 ml Melissa
2 ml Hyssop
2 ml Lavender

Soften the skin of the affected area in warm water for five minutes before applying oils. Apply 2-3 drops of the anti-viral blend to each wart, 2-3 times per day. Air dry, or cover with a clean bandage. Within 2-8 weeks the wart and its root virus will be gone. Though the natural treatment is a longer course, it is easy on the body.

Preparation for Children Under 12
In a 5 ml bottle, add 5 drops of the above concentrate into 2 tsp of cider vinegar. Use a cotton swab to precisely apply the mixture to the wart, taking care to avoid the skin around it.

Note: If the skin around the wart becomes irritated, apply Tamanu oil before and/or after the concentrate. Tamanu oil is known for its ability to heal skin and provide pain-relief.

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About Synergy

"Synergy", our mysterious aromatherapist, is driven to teach about the therapeutic and medicinal value of essential oils on a biochemical level, not just their wonderful aromas. An environmental science major, and former sports fanatic, the focus has moved from nutriceuticals to natural remedies. The Earth naturally produces all we need to be our healthiest!
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