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I am so excited to share this natural and effective wart removal with you! I’ve been sitting on it for a long time, because I wanted to make sure that it worked. Like, really worked. AND IT DID!
When my son, the Bean, was 2 he had pneumonia and we had to be admitted to Children’s Hospital for a few nights. Now, I can’t be sure, but I think that all of the antibiotics and medicine they gave him messed with is immune system, because soon after that he got a huge wart on his thumb. HUGE and clustery! I know warts are caused by a virus, so he must have gotten it somewhere. It’s just my theory that it has something to do with being so sick and so little. But, whatever the reason…..this wart was huge and nasty and I couldn’t get rid of it.
He had it for a full year. It was enormous. I guess it could have seemed so big in relation to his little thumb, but the sucker was big. It would crack and bleed when he would color. He picked at it. Boo. I hated it.
I tried all of the over-the-counter things to freeze it away and all the fancy band-aides with medicine on them. I tried about 4 or 5 OTC products. Nothing. Not even a bit of a change.
So. My next move was to take him to a doctor to get it burned / frozen / cut off. But, I knew that wasn’t going to go over very well. It would be painful. (And that the virus would still be in him.)
Then I read an article that essential oils could help. I researched which ones to buy and went online and did some shopping. I bought them and did everything I was supposed to.
I didn’t even take a before picture! I put the oil on at bed time and covered it with a band-aide.
The next morning I forgot to even take a look.
My son took his band-aide off and exclaimed…..”Mom, look at my wart! It’s so littler.” 🙂
And sure enough….it had changed so. so. so. much. More than it had ever changed before. It was considerably smaller after just one night! I was amazed! So, I snapped a picture on Day 2. And then again after a week. And then after two weeks! The thing was GONE. G.O.N.E gone after two weeks!
And now it has been a year and it is still gone! He hasn’t gotten any more, either.
Update: I am adding this new picture of his thumbs 3 years after (both thumbs, since I can’t remember which one had the wart to begin with at this point!)
And there you have it. Three little oils. A box of band-aides. No more wart.
What I used:
- Frankincense Essential Oil
- Lemongrass Essential Oil
- Oregano Essential Oil
- coconut oil (or olive oil) as a carrier oil since Oregano is “hot”.
- a box of good Band-Aids. I found the fabric ones stuck better with oil on them than the plastic ones did.
What I did:
- I put a little bit of fractionated coconut oil (or olive oil) on my son’s thumb. *You need a carrier oil when you use Oregano because it’s a hot oil. It does feel like it burns. Even with a carrier oil, he could sometimes feel the burn a little bit and he would whine. I sometimes didn’t use enough coconut oil. But, he would fall asleep and it was all fine.
- After I put the carrier oil on, I would drop two drops of Oregano and one drop of Frankincense on the wart and put a band-aide on. I sometimes needed more than one bandaide depending on how much oil seeped out.
- I did this for 5 days.
- On day 6 and 7, I used one drop of Frankincense and one drop of Lemongrass.
- On days 8-13. I went back to the Oregano and Frankincense.
- And on day 14 and 15 I did the Frankincense and Lemongrass again.
- If you can still see rough skin where the wart is, I would do the whole thing one more time.
- You can actually apply this through out the day, too. I know that 2-3 times a day would be better than just at night. But, since he was 4 at the time. I knew keeping a band-aide on his thumb during the day was not going to happen.
I do love the oils. I use them for everything. Even cooking.
Please note that not all essential oils are created equal.
When you are choosing your essential oils, please know that there are different grades available. You can find some low priced oils in your grocery store or health food store. I have chosen to purchase Rocky Mountain Oils for my family. They are amazing and of the highest quality. Bonus, they are not a MLM!
Disclaimer. For educational purposes only. I am not a doctor. This worked for our wart. I make no medical claims about being a doctor or curing viruses. We are NOT providing medical advice. Always consult your physician for medical treatment. The advice shared in this page has not been evaluated by the FDA. The products and methods recommended are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease, nor is it intended to replace proper medical help.
That is pretty cool. Have anything for athletes foot?
cynthia laduke says
very cool, but the final last photo is of the other hand
Oh my gosh! That is so funny. I’m going to have to go and look! I can’t imagine that I did that. I was sure it was the right hand. But crazier things have happened. bwahahahaha. I will post a picture of both thumbs so I am sure to get it right!
I have a friend that sells and lives by essential oils. I had a huge wart on my knuckle. She gave me exact instructions and the proper oils. I applied religiously for two straight months. It never went away. In fact I think I angered the wart and it got bigger. In the end I had it cut off and burned. I wish I knew how to post pictures. It was very impressive. Even the dermatoligist was impressed. Lol!
haha! I wonder if there are different strains of the virus and maybe some are harder to kill? Funny! So sorry that you angered it! Glad it’s gone.
Look carefully. It’s the same hand. The photo is just taken from different angles.
haha. I knew it! I knew I couldn’t have mistaken the hand. Thank you. I figured I would add a new photo of both to dispel any doubts. 🙂
[email protected] says
Thanks for sharing this all natural effective remedy for how to remove a Wart!
Do you have to use frankinsense? The oil is very expensive. Are there any alternatives? I’m really wanting to use this treatment for myself very soon!!
That is a great question. I do think it would work without Frankincense. It will probably just take longer.
Did you get your frankincense through do terra or another company?
Angila McCluskey says
http://www.edensgarden is WAY more affordable for frankincense and is the same quality as ——–! I love my oils AND my wallet 🙂
Jen D says
I’m sorry, but there is NO WAY that a 30ml, $30 bottle of frankincense is equal to ——- in quality. It’s simply not possible.
I use Spark Naturals oils, they are 100% therapeutic oils and no membership or MLM. I have been with them for years. Use the code JEDDY and you can get 10% off your entire order. Retail shopping online with accessories. http://www.sparknaturals.com. They also carry Jeddy’s Blend which is a Natural Alternative for ADHD and Anxiety.
I use Eden’s Garden too. It’s not a pyramid venture, so much less overhead, and the prices are much more reasonable. Just because something costs more doesn’t mean it’s better. It might be better, might not.
Please tell me how to order these oils. My stepdaughter is loaded with warts. Her mother has taken her to the docs and we’ve tried everything.
edensgarden.com is where I get mine!
Search for homeopathy clinics in your area
I’m wondering when ——- and YL will quit lying to people about their “therapeutic” oils. There is no such thing. No organization even grades oils. It’s a marketing ploy. As long as the oils are pure they can be used therapeutically. These big name companies are not the Holy Grail and not the purest.
Thank you for your thoughts Denise. I am only speaking from my own experience. I bought organic oils to take care of the wart from my local health food store and they didn’t work. So, for our family —— clearly works much better.
Jen D says
That is incorrect. There are food grade essential oils, synthetic and therapeutic grade. Speaking for ——-, they have chosen to set a higher standard for themselves and their EO’s, which is where CPTG came from. It’s about setting the highest standards possible and then choosing to continue to meet them. Please make sure your information is correct before you tell people it’s ok to use something unsafe or ineffective. I sincerely don’t mean to be rude, but there it is.
They have set a higher standard with oils. I still use them. But, they have done some things unethically in my opinion and not treated their people very well. I am not a doctor.
I can tell you that essential oils are NOT a scam. They really do work. I could give you at least a half- dozen examples of things I’ve managed to cure with essential oils that the doctors and their “remedies” couldn’t. I have three kids, and when the doctors “can’t figure out what’s causing it” I turn to my essential oils and will cure it myself. The medical field is all about what synthetic medication to prescribe- all with additives that cause side effects. Prescription medications are derived from the same things as essential oils are- but are very diluted. Essential oils are all natural with no “fillers” and harmful additives- and are in their natural, most potent form.
Agree! I love mine and use them daily.
I understand essential oils work, but companies that state they are therapeutic grade are using a term they made up. Yes there are oils made for therapeutic use and I use them daily, and they work, but there is no organization that grades oils. And that’s coming from the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Some people just don’t want to research further than the training they received from their company they work for. I use oils certified organic by the Soil Association and they are very effective. It is the top ethical company in the industry with 100% rating.
Both my son (2) and daughter (6) have molluscum and I have tried oils before but like you, I bought them from the store so probably not as good in quality. Molluscum is also a virus do you think it’ll work for this?
I’m not a doctor, but I actually thought all warts were viruses. I know that oils can kill viruses, so I would give it a try for sure! Good luck. I would love to hear your results.
I had a friends daughter (she was 5) who had molluscum. We treated it with oregano (diluted with Fractionated coconut oil) she put it on in the am and at bedtime. (we used a roller bottle) She had tried everything for over a year and this cleared it up in just over a month. I will have to double check to see if I added melaleuca as well.. it has been well over a year since we did it.. but I too swear by ——-.
My son had Molluscum and I tried a product called ZymaDerm. I got it from Wallgreens. It took just a little while of applying it 1-2 times a day and went away. It is a blended oil and is for that virus. I would use a carrier oil with it like coconut oil. Worked for us. It costs around $25.00. Good luck to you and your babies, i know it is a exhausting virus to try to get rid of…..i also gave him the little critters multivitamin with zinc and echinaesia and sometimes would give him a black elderberry syrup. Hope that helps.
My daughter has a wart on the corner of her lip. I’m trying to figure out if this will even work in her.
Oh wow. What a bad place to get a wart. Poor girl. It might be worth a try, but I would only use frankincense and lemongrass. Oregano would be too “hot” on the lips. It would take longer to get rid of without Oregano. But it would be too uncomfortable.
Yessica, I don’t know if you’ve had success ridding your daughter of her wart yet. If not try Tea Tree oil. My daughter had flat warts all over her face. We would put it on a cotton ball and put it all over. It was only an oil from Walmart and worked in about a month.
I had a plantar wart on my foot that would not go away, even after having it frozen off and injected with bleomycin (a toxin that makes it blister up and then it’s supposed to fall off) by the dermatologist. I stumbled upon a Groupon for a chiropractor who was offering a package of laser wart removal treatments. All he did was shine the laser light on my foot for about 5 minutes once every week for maybe 4 weeks. And suddenly it was gone. Maybe that would be an option for your daughter if the wart is still there. It was completely painless, unlike all of the other treatments that left me hobbling. It was an Erchonia laser.
Kyolic Garlic with Candida Cleanse (you can buy at a health food store) will take care of the wart. We crushed the pills and made a thick paste with it, then applied to the warts on my daughter’s body. Also, you can put the oregano oil on your daughter’s feet with a carrier oil to help with the internal cleansing as well. Be consistent with the garlic and oils (morning and night).
would this work for Moluscum too?
I pinned your pin several months ago. I’m just getting around to ordering essential oils and they just came in the mail. I’m so excited to give this a try. Your son’s wart looks just like my son’s many warts on multiple fingers. He also has them terrible on his knee as well. My question for you is: Since warts are viral how could I use these oils to kill the virus internally? Is frank safe to take orally for children? Any advice would be helpful. Thanks sooo much for sharing your story and pics to go along with it! Keeping my fingers crossed this works since everything else from dermatologist on down have failed!
Hi. I do take frankincense internally and I also give it to my kids. 🙂 But, I am not a doctor. 😉 Good luck and let me know how it goes.
HI, I was wondering about the results for you. How did they turn out? Please let me know because im excited to try. Thanks!
Gena Stewart says
I have had one for well over a year and I was told use oregano oil and duct tape. So I did and finLly it was going away. Well, my hands are in water ALL the time being a hairdresser, so I ended up getting excema and couldn’t use duct tape or even needed up doing it anymore. Do you have any suggestions for me?
Hi! my english is not very good but i´ll try.
I´m from Costa Rica and I have 2 warts in my nails. I´ve tried with a dr. with salicilyc acid, with apple cider vinegar, and with others thing than never worked, i´m actually sick by try and try and nothing works in my.
Here in Costa Rica sells ——- essentials so i can buy and them, I tell you if works in my warts.
Thx for your help.
Awesome information! I also wanted to add that my daughter has gotten a wart on her finger and it would not freeze off or anything. I came across a pinterest pin and long story short with the help of a little apple cider vinegar, a cotton ball, and a bandaid let it sit overnight on the wart and within no time it was gone! Has not come back! I am going to try the EO on the one on my hubbies feet though. Thank you so much for sharing!
Irasema Alvarado says
I am so glad I found this blog! My 3 yr old son has had a wart on his thumb. I’ve tried Apple cider vinegar, have had the DR try to freeze it ( my son was screaming). I’ve been doing now frankincense (plant therapy brand) and I have not noticed a change. I am now seeing the difference in the quality of the brands. I need to try —— oils you mentioned and I hope it works for my son.
Also, another reason I believe that that all brands make good oils is I tried lavender oil (bought at a local health store) for allergies- did nothing for me. I bought ——- lavender and had done wonders for me!
Thanks again for this blog will be buying those oils soon!
Hi I just started this (day 2) and the wart has gotten paler so no doubt it’s working but the skin around it has gotten red/purple it looks like a bruise kinda. Did this happen to your son as well? I was wondering because I don’t want scars around my warts. Also is the carrier oil necessary? I haven’t been using it hoping for a faster treatment. Thanks so much.
Yes. My son’s did change color a little bit. There is no scar. I only used the carrier oil when I used oregano, because its hot and he complained that it burned. When I changed it up to a different oil every few days I didn’t use carrier. Good Luck!
Would this being as effective if one were to use a different carrier oil…such as sweet almond?
I do think that it would be just as effective. I don’t see why not.
I wonder if these would work on a skin tag?
My son has had a wart on his thumb for at least two years now. I finally picked up some Oregano oil yesterday so I can try this. (I already had the others – my neighbors are the owners of ——-.) I’m really hoping it works. We had a little incident last night because the oils dripped down his hand, which he then used to rub his eyes which were immediately burning. I washed his eyes out and we’re okay. But I think I will try putting the oils directly on to the bandaid pad so we can hopefully avoid a repeat of last night.
Oh good luck! Can’t wait to hear. Yes, we resorted to putting it right on the bandaid pad too.
I had warts when I was about 6. Went to a doctor he froze them off. Hadn’t had a break out in 20 years. Sorry to say for those thinking they can kill the virus I don’t think so. I have been told by doctors before there is no cure for viruses.
2 drops of oregano?! One certainly would have been more than enough, considering the incredible potency. Children can have seizures from over toxicity of oils. Oh my gosh. You guys BE CAREFUL. ESSENTIAL OILS CAN BE TOXIC TO CHILDREN.
Hi My daughter is 6 she has flat warts on her face like the checks forehead and chin. Can use those oils on her face
My daughter is 6 years old she has flat warts on her face like the checks forehead and chin can I use those oils on her face
Thank you thank you thank you! My husband has one on his thumb and now one on his pointer finger, both by the nail part. All the info we found on the Internet never mentioned it being a wart and my husband’s looks exactly like your son’s but worse! I will be buying the ingredients I’m missing and trying it asap! Thank again! 🙂
I’m wanting to make a wart removal essential oil roller. Any ideas on the dilution?
This is really cool! I’ll probably try using it in the next week to get rid of a wart that developed on one of my toes.
I would like to point out that the wart probably did not develop from contact at the hospital though. Most warts occure when there is a small cut in the skin, not necessarily visible to the naked eye, that comes into contact with a strain of human papilloma virus. It usually get’s picked up playing outside or on the floor in the case of children and resides solely in the area where the wart(s) is located.
I didn’t know about this until I did some hard core studying but you can find more information on web md and such if you’re interested 🙂
Thank you for the tips on natural wart removal. You’re a life saver!
Linda S. says
Hi. I need to treat a wart on my hand desperately. I’ve read the post and the comments. I don’t want to waste time buying the wrong oils. Can you please tell me 1 or 2 or 3 brands of essential oils that ate top quality? PLEASE???
I think any oil from a health food store is quality. And if you can find a friend who sells them, there are a few good multi-level marketing oil companies that sell good oils.
I use NYR Organic because they are 100% pure and unadulterated. They’ve been in the business for 30+ years leading the industry in the UK. All sourced from the best sources. Every bottle has a batch number and comes with a pamphlet discussing different uses, safety information, and ways to dilute for different ages and sensitivities, as well as how they are produced. https://us.nyrorganic.com/shop/kristen_organic/area/shop-online/category/essential-oils/
I can tell you one easier than that… and it works acetylsalicylic acid or asprin. Just mash up an asprin and mix with a small amount of water to make a paste apply to warts and cover with a band aid It will take a couple of applications two -three days and the warts will turn black and come off
Payton Foeller says
I found this post when I got ticked at my derm office lol! this was wayyy better anyway! Thanks so much!
This totally worked for us!! It took some time, we weren’t religious, but they are gone!! I would put the oil on the skin, bandaid with oil on pad, and then use surgical tape over. once the oil was on his skin the bandaid would not stick to the skin, tape would hold in place. used a great oregano oil from Greece, Zane Hellas, high concentration of carvacrol, and superb customer service!!
Yes roller recipe would be so much easier!!! Anybody??? And why go back between oregano and lemongrass?
I am actually not sure, but I read it somewhere and it really did work. Maybe the skin gets used to one oil and breaking it up helps kill the virus?
This sounds like a really good natural approach. I have a few warts on the bottom of my foot that are going to get this remedy. Thanks
Hello Erin. Thank you for posting your “wart removal recipe”. Like you, I have given up hope to get rid of my sons wart by all sorts of Bazukas and such. After 2 months of applying over the counter wart medicines, my sons thumb has swollen up and we ended up with an antibiotic cream to get rid of the infection. That was where I started to look for an alternative method and it had to be my lucky day because after a little bit of googling I found your post. My sons wart was on the exact same place as your sons, it was smaller though and looked diffrently, but it was definitely a wart – confirmed by two GPs. After reading about your success I decided to give it a go. Much to my surprise (because, to be honest, I did not expect it to go away), after only two days I have seen a difference and now, on day 12, I think it has disapeared completely!! I will however see the cure until the end, just to be on the safe side. Thank you so so much.
Oh that is such good news!!!! I’m so glad you tried it!
My daughter has a wart on her eyebrow bone, I don’t think I can put a bandage there! Would it still have the same effect ?
I think it would still work, but maybe take longer?
does the wart need to be covered after application of the oils?
got two on one of my elbows and have the oils already
I would put a good fabric bandaid on top. We used cheap plastic ones at first and the oils kind of destroyed them.
I don’t know where to begin.
I love that you shared your sons wart story but I do not understand why you have to put down other companies or MLM’s.
If you don’t want all the benefits of an MLM that is your perogitive.
Do you realize by recommending a brand of essential oils YOU are doing the SAME thing an MLM person does?
There ARE different grades of essential oils!!
If you want the truth, here it is.
There is more to an essential oil than a label saying 100% thereputic.
Take Ccypress essential oil.
To get the 311 natural components out of the oil it has to be distilled at a constant temperature for 24 hours and not fluxuate 10 degrees hotter or colder or it’ll only have 11 benefits for the body.
If you fluxuate the temperature up or down 10 degrees, it has 11.
All cheap “theriputic grade” oil companies cut corners to save you money!!! They distill Cypress, for example, for 3.5 hours!!!
Do you think your getting the same benefits as the highly respected “MLM” company?
Do you really think these cheap companies sell the oils to you cheaper out of the kindness of their hearts? Lol
Do your homework before you start running down a company with a proven track record that has helped and is helping THOUSANDS.
People that can really be helped by Young Living oils will believe you and go try a cheap grade essential oil company and see no results and get discouraged and say “essential oils” do not work.
I’m SO thankful I had a good friend that shared Young Living with me.
I was one of those disappointed people that was ignorant to the difference in the process of how they farm the land (do they use land that has had chemicals? That’s still in the soil) and how they harvest the plants, how they distill ( this is a BIG factor in the final product) and then do they add “fillers” to bring the oil cheaper to you with the label that says, “100% thereputic grade. Do NOT ingest” ?
Please do your own research.
I took the time to write this long comment because I really care.
You don’t have to buy Young Living. But don’t put down a company that has over a 22 proven years under their belt because you may not understand MLM’s or you can’t figure out why you might have to pay $3-$10 more for a bottle labeled lavender thinking it’s all the same. I did that. Not 1 other essential oil product has helped me and my family even close to how YL has.
An MLM is nothing different than you sharing your brand name of EO in this article. People are trusting you now and they will go buy it.
Thank you so much for your response. I appreciate the time you took to write it. I was treated terribly by an oil company and I followed all the rules. I was accused of terrible and wrong things and I was treated worse than you can imagine. They were trying to cover themselves at the expense of others that did nothing wrong. It was a very stressful and horrible time. It wasn’t Young Living. I love using oils for my family. But, when it gets so ridiculous and ugly, it’s time to find another company. If I was treated poorly by Kroger employees or a restaurant, I wouldn’t go back there either and I would tell my friends.
how big of a dropper did you use? the dropper that came with the oregano oil is quite big. 3 drops of liquid, and it’s all over my thumb…any suggestions?
what size dropper did you use to apply? the dropper that came with my oils are quite large. 3 drops (2 oregano and 1 frankincense) and it’s all over my thumb. any suggestions?
Yeah. My drops seem large too. I just dropped them onto a band-aide.
After 5 years of suffering with this horrible wort under and around my nail bed on my middle finger. I did this but could not afford the expensive oils and It did take much longer like 3-4 months later and it did work! So grateful even my dermatologist could not kill it plus the cost was way cheaper.
That is amazing!!! Thank you for sharing.