Home Remedies for Moles

Moles are considered a very common skin problem that various people experience this condition around the globe. Some common causes of moles are:

  • Hereditary reasons
  • Health problems
  • Overexposure to the sun

Moles may form anywhere on the skin, but they tend to grow more on areas unveiled frequently to the sun like the face, arms, neck, chest and hands. Generally, these skin growths form in the first 20 years of an individual’s life. Some moles such as dysplastic are considered to be influenced by genetics.

Home Remedies for Moles

When we talk about the skin mole removal there are lot of different things you may try to remove these skin growths (Moles) from your skin. Although, many people tend to seek into home remedies for moles since other skin Mole removal methods like surgery are too risky and too costly.

Home Remedies For Moles

1. Fresh Pineapple Juice

Fresh pineapple juice is one the best home remedies to get rid of moles. The juice can apply directly on the mole. You need to apply the pineapple juice onto the mole. Leave it overnight and rinse it with water in next morning. Moreover, you may put a small piece of pineapple on the affected skin. You may wrap slice of pineapple around with a fresh bandage.

2. Garlic

The juice of Garlic is rich in sulfur. It is very beneficial in getting rid of moles. It also contains enzymes that can break down the pigment-producing cells clusters. Moreover, it helps whiten the dark spots.

How to use?

  • You need to crush a garlic clove and apply it on the mole.
  • Leave it for about 5- 6 hours, or overnight.
  • Do this procedure daily for a week. Then, the mole will definitely fall off naturally.

Make sure to decontaminate the area with the rubbing alcohol before repeating the procedure daily. In order to protect the skin surrounding the mole, you need to apply some oil or petroleum jelly.

Note: Applying garlic on the skin may cause irritation and redness.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar

To use apple cider vinegar for the removal of moles from skin, you have to make the surrounding the mole skin to be as soft as possible to ensure easy removal of moles. Wet the surrounding skin of mole with warm water for about 10 minutes. You may apply Vaseline to the surrounding skin of mole to protect it from the acidic vinegar. Dip a cotton bud or Q-tip with some apple cider vinegar and apply it on the affected part of the skin. You can also use a cotton ball to cure big male. After that, leave it for about 15 minutes and rinse it with warm water and pat dry. You should repeat this process for 2-3 times a day.

4. Hydrogen Peroxide

You can use hydrogen peroxide to get rid of the mole from your skin. To protect the surrounding skin, you need to apply Vaseline on the skin. Use a cotton ball or Q-tip and dip it in the solution of hydrogen peroxide. You can apply the hydrogen peroxide directly on the mole many times until it changes white. Repeat the process 2-3 times a day. During the treatment, you should not cover the mole to aid for fast healing. Even though, if you have used this solution before you go to bed, you may use a simple bandage to protect it.

5. Castor Oil

Being a discutient, castor oil helps remove moles, warts, and skin tags. This remedy helps dissolve and remove unnecessary growths.

How to use?

You can mix a few drops of castor oil and a pinch of baking soda. After that, you need to rub the mixture on the mole. Leave it on for 3-4 hours until it dries. You need to repeat this process daily for one month.

6. Honey

You can use honey for the mole removal. You need to apply honey directly onto the mole 2-3 times a day.

Alternatively, you may mix flaxseed and flaxseed oil into the pure honey to get rid of moles. You need to apply the mixture daily.

7. Iodine

Take some iodine tincture from medical store and apply iodine tincture onto your mole for 3 to 4 days. You can use iodine tincture before you go to bed and leave it overnight. You can see the mole to be completely gone after 4 days.

Note: Iodine does not remove scars from the skin, but it is most probable to stain the skin. To get rid of this deep purple staining, you may apply a petroleum jelly or little lotion around the mole to protect the surrounding skin.


Generally, different creams are used for the removal of moles at home. Those people who are trying out some home remedies such as apple cider vinegar. There are many online testimonials and reviews that stand by the efficacy of this treatment.

There are a various natural home remedies to removing the moles. You should always keep in mind the fact that moles have notable differences. Some may be very harmful. It is considered that the benign nature of many moles can lead to no harm when they are removed. But there are those that may be dangerous, therefore it is very important to consult with the doctor before you do any mole removing.

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