Cutting off the skin tags is the best home remedy. You can also use tweezers or a cuticle knife to remove the skin tags if you are feeling brave and adventurous. This method is not for the faint-hearted. However, it isn’t painful and can be done in sterile conditions. There will be no scarring.
Make sure you sterilize everything – the cuticle cutter, tweezers – and then swab the tag to sterilize it. Place some ice on the area around the tag. Hold the tag with the tweezers, and then pull at the fleshy stalk with the cuticle cutter. After the blood flow is stopped, apply antibiotic ointment. You will be able to heal quickly if you don’t have any medical conditions like diabetes. If you don’t feel confident doing it yourself, ask a friend for help. Here are some other home remedies for skin tags that you can find in your medicine cabinet or at a nearby herbalist shop.
Dental floss/thread is used to create a tourniquet that stops blood flow to the skin tag. This will cause it to shrivel up and fall off for a few days. Duct tapes are also used to cover the tags in order to prevent any kind of rejection reaction from the body, making them disappear. You can also try baking soda mixed with castor oils, aspirin dissolved into water, baking soda dissolved into water, and aspirin dissolved within water.
Each method will reduce the size of your tags until they fall off. Castor oil and baking soda are two popular remedies that are said to be very effective. The curative properties of Dandelion juice can be applied to the tags for several weeks until they disappear. The juice of Bermuda grass, which has medicinal properties, should be mixed with rock salt, turmeric powder, basil leaves, and chebulic Myrobalan to make a fine paste.
It should then be applied and left to stand for 30 minutes before being washed. This Indian herbal home remedy will reduce the effectiveness of skin tags. You can wash the area around the tag well and then gently dry it. You shouldn’t be worried. Many people live with the skin tags for as long as there is no irritation and it doesn’t cause any cosmetic problems. Take care of yourself, and all the best.