Here are the home remedies you can use to remove birthmarks before seeking a medical aid or surgery.
Did you know? 1 in every 10 persons is born with birthmarks. These are the discolored and bumpy spots on the skin. Generally, birthmarks are categorized into two groups—pigmented (colored birthmarks) and vascular birthmarks.
Although birthmarks are not dangerous or painful, but they can affect your self-esteem, especially those who are more concerned about their appearance. Whereas medical treatment is the efficient way to get rid of the birthmarks, you can use some simple home remedies that are believed to remove the birthmarks.
Here, we have listed such home remedies you can try to remove birthmarks before seeking a medical aid.
Lemon juice contains powerful bleaching agent and is used to lighten the blemishes and spots. Similarly, it can fade the appearance of the birth marks. Just apply the lemon juice on the affected parts and wait for 25 minutes.
Iodine is believed to be the useful home remedy to eradicate birthmarks and moles from the skin. It removes the natural cells and breaks the clusters.
Apply few drops of iodine solution on your birthmark twice a day. It can make the mark fall of its own.
Olive oil is considered as the natural moisturizer which rehydrates damaged skin cells and fades the birthmarks as well. Take few drops of olive oil on a cotton ball and dab it on the birthmark for 5-10 minutes. Later, rinse the skin with warm water and pat it dry with a clean cloth. Repeat the process twice a day.
Tomato juice contains certain acids and antioxidants which are said to react with the skin pigments to lighten them. Gently rub fresh tomato juice on the birthmark and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Later, wash your skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar has certain acids that can remove the birth marks and other spots. Take some vinegar drops on a cotton ball and apply it over the top of the birthmark. Secure it with a bandage for overnight. Remove the bandage in morning. You can apply Vaseline or oil to save the skin around the birthmarks.
So, these are the home remedies you can use to remove your birthmarks at home. However, you should visit the physician if you don’t see improvement.