My son has developed a verruca on his foot, and I may have one, too. I do not want to put chemicals on our skin. How can we deal with this naturally? - CN
Among the oldest remedies for warts is the power of suggestion - ‘charming’ the warts away - which is particularly effective in children. Indeed, some GPs still prefer to use ‘magic’ than chemicals.
A pregnant woman told us of a verucca in her foot that has grown, and now she's getting warts on her fingers and thumbs. Lots of advice for you, including one woman who has been drinking an aloe vera drink that seems to be shrinking large plantar...
Duct tape is handy for those heavy-duty odd jobs around the home, such as taping down a tile or a loose carpet end - or removing a wart.
The Marigold Foot Clinic at the Royal Homeopathic Hospital specializes in treating complains such as foot warts and veruccas. They are treated with herbal and homeopathic treatments made from varieties of the marigold flower.
Surely the best cure for warts is Thuja tincture. Used externally, warts fade away in a couple of weeks. Taken internally, it lessens the tendency to get warts.
When a grandson returned from South Africa, he’d been troubled with warts for years. He was 14. I handed his mother a box of Thuja. He is now 17 and has not suffered since.
Not life-threatening, warts are nevertheless annoying, disfiguring and potentially carcinogenic - and on the increase, particularly in patients with AIDS.