How To Use Castor Oil To Remove Moles October 12, 2016

Do you have a mole you want to get rid of? Wondering what you can do to remove it safely and easily? Try castor oil – it has been used since ages to treat various skin ailments and works wonders in removing moles as well!

Castor oil is extracted from castor bean seeds that are scientifically known as Ricinus communis. It is a pale yellow vegetable oil and is very famous for its antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties. It can penetrate deep into your skin, right into the lower layers, and help remove moles. It also softens and hydrates your skin, helps reduce acne, removes scars, and reduces stretch marks (1, 2, 3).

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Given below are different remedies that include castor oil. Use these remedies to get rid of a mole in that really awkward place.

[ Read: Mole Removal Creams Available In India ]

How To Remove Moles Using Castor Oil

Moles are common skin lesions. They are undesirable growths on the skin and are brown or black in color. The shape of the mole can be either oval or round. Moles occur when the cells grow together in a bunch rather than growing separately. They can be removed through surgical methods or simple home remedies. Read on to know how to use the remedies.

Best Combinations To Remove Moles

1. Castor Oil And Baking Soda
2. Castor Oil And Garlic
3. Honey And Castor Oil
4. Tea Tree Oil And Castor Oil

DISCLAIMER: Before you use any of these remedies, consult a doctor to find out if the mole is cancerous or not.

1. Castor Oil And Baking Soda For Removing Moles

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Ingredients
  • 2-3 drops castor oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • An adhesive bandage
Process

1. Add the oil to the baking soda powder. Mix well to form a sticky paste.
2. Spread this paste evenly on the mole and cover with a bandage to keep the paste in place.
3. Remove the bandage the next morning and wash the area.
4. Repeat this every alternate evening until the mole is gone.

How Long Does It Take

Depending on the size, it might take a few weeks for the mole to shed.

Precautions

Do not scrub with this mixture as it may leave a scar once the mole falls off.

2. Castor Oil And Garlic For Moles

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Ingredients
  • 2-3 drops castor oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or fresh garlic paste
Process

1. Mix the ingredients to get a thick paste.
2. Apply the paste on the mole and leave it on for a few hours.
3. Rinse with water and pat the area dry.
4. Repeat this remedy twice a day for quick results.

How Long Does It Take

This remedy will start showing results in a week.

Precautions

If you are allergic to garlic, please do not use this remedy.

3. Honey And Castor Oil For Moles

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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2-3 drops castor oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon flaxseed powder (optional)
  • A band-aid
Process

1. Clean the area with soap and water. Pat it dry.
2. Mix the honey and castor oil and apply the mixture on the mole. You can add flaxseed powder as well for faster results.
3. Cover with the band-aid for a few hours.
4. Remove the band-aid and clean the area before reapplying the honey and castor oil mix.
5. Do this twice a day for a couple of days.

How Long Does It Take

You will see results in 7-10 days.

Precautions

Clean the area before you apply the mixture to prevent infection.

4. Tea Tree Oil And Castor Oil Mixture To Treat Moles

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Ingredients
  • 3-4 drops tea tree oil
  • 1 teaspoon castor oil
  • Cotton ball
  • Adhesive tape
Process

1. Mix the tea tree oil essential oil with the castor oil.
2. Now, soak the cotton ball in the mixture and place it on the mole.
3. Secure the cotton ball in place with the tape.
4. Leave it on for three to four hours.
5. Repeat this once or twice daily.

How Long Does It Take

It can take any time from a week to a month for the mole to fall off.

Precautions

Tea tree oil can cause rashes, hives, and skin irritation. Make sure you do a patch test on your forearm before using it.

In general, the time taken to remove the mole will depend on its type. Some smaller moles disappear faster, while some others take more time to get cured.

These remedies are some of the cheapest and less time-consuming ones, and if done properly, you will notice changes in a few days. The mole will start shrinking and slowly disappear, leaving a reddish mark behind, which will go away in a few days.

[ Read: How To Use Tea Tree Oil To Remove Moles? ]

Side Effects

Castor oil is safe for external use, but if you are allergic to castor beans and their products, avoid using it. Overusage of this oil may lead to skin irritation in some people. Always do a patch test before you use it.

Castor oil has a lot of benefits for general health, skin, and hair. Apart from removing moles and warts, it also enhances the production of collagen. This delays the appearance of wrinkles and slows down the skin’s aging process. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties that heal swellings and sunburns as well.

Have you ever used castor oil for mole removal? How has it helped you? Tell us by commenting in the box below.

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