Most warts, or verrucae, are caused by viruses and are mildly contagious. Even though they aren't considered a serious condition, getting rid of them by orthodox means is by no means straightforwa ...
From time to time, I have suffered from verrucas, and these have been difficult to get rid of. I tried using paint on acids from the chemist, but these did not do the trick. I continued to suffer ...
Contrary to many readers' suggestions, tea tree oil just does not work, says a podiatrist. While the oil is good for clearing up the skin and stopping the itching, it does not eliminate the fungus so its back to square one if the treatment is...
Can you suggest a cure, asked a reader last time? Is the Pope Catholic? Of course you can, and by the bucket-load. Put everyday duct tape on the wart for six weeks, but change the tape every six days.
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.