Skin tags are small tags of skin which may have a peduncle (stalk) – they look like a small piece of soft and hanging skin. They can emerge on any part of the surface of the body (skin), but most typically exist in areas where skin may rub against skin, such as the Eyelid, Axillae (armpits), under the breasts, Groin, Upper chest and Neck. Skin tags are non cancerous tumors of the skin which cause no symptoms, since skin tags do not pose any threat or danger it is safe to try removing them using home remedies.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has been used for many generations to cure many skin conditions at home and has had a positive impact. Soak some cotton in clean water. Add three drops of the oil to the soaked cotton ball. Rub the concoction on to the skin tag in a circular motion.
Repeat this until the lesion falls off.
The citric acids found in citrus fruits decompose the cells and makes the tag to fall. Apply daily juice of a lemon. The tag will fall off in a few days.
Cut the banana peel into pieces. Put the peel onto the affected area, so that the inside of the peel is the one in contact with your skin. Leave the peel on overnight and repeat daily.
This method is used for removal of any tags. Tie the floss around the tag tightly to devoid it of blood supply. The tag will of itself fall in a few days.
Castor Oil and Baking Soda
A mixture of baking soda and castor oil has been used to remove skin tags at home. Mix the baking soda into a thick paste and apply it on to a clean skin tag. Cover the area with a band and leave it overnight. In the morning remove the band and clean the skin tag with warm water.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apply on the affected part with wool till it gets absorbed. The tag will fall in a few days application.
Remove some juice of onion and put in on the skin tag. Leave overnight. Repeat procedure for a few days until tag falls off.
Apply pineapple juice 2-3 times every day without rinsing and after 7 to 10 days the skin tag will fade way.
Crush some garlic, apply the juice onto the lesion and cover the area with a band. You need to make sure that you adjust the garlic and the band three times in a day.
Aloe Vera Gel
Massage aloe Vera gel onto your skin every day. Check, if you can find a plant near you to apply the juice on the skin tag. The Aloe Vera gel has been used in lots of skin care products due its ability to heal. Devoid the tag of blood supply using nail polish or duct tape. It’ll cause them to fall in a few days.
Rub a small amount of the vitamin on to the affected area twice a day and within two weeks the skin tag will disappear. You can also mix the treatment with garlic and leave overnight.
If you rub raw slices of ginger on the lesion it has been claimed that the skin tag will eventually fall off in two weeks.
It is a powerful antioxidant. Soak a handful in water overnight and consume in the morning. See the tag disappear in a few days.