Home Remedies for skin tagsUsually skin tags are harmless but they are known to cause a lot of discomfort and self-esteem issues, especially when they are big in size. These skin tags often grow in places where skin folds, such as the neck, armpit and groin area, and sometimes, on eyelids.

Thankfully, there are plenty of home remedies available to eliminate these skin tags. In this article, we will look at some easy and fast home remedies for removing skin tags. Read further.

#1 Tea Tree Oil

TeaTreeTea tree oil is known for its natural antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties that does a fantastic job in removing skin tags of all sizes.

What do you need?

  • 3 drops of tea tree oil
  • Cotton swabs
  • Water

What to do?

Firstly, clean your skin tags. Then, take a cotton ball and soak it in clean water. Squeeze the cotton ball a little in order to drain out excessive water. Now pour the drops of tea tree oil onto the wet cotton ball, and rub the cotton ball on your skin tag.

Massage the area gently at least twice a day.

#2 Lemon Juice

Lemon for Skin TagsThe citric acid in the lemon juice helps in decomposing the cells of skin tags.

What do you need?

  • Lemon juice
  • Cotton swabs

What to do?

Take the cotton ball and dip it in lemon juice. Apply the juice on your skin tags, and leave the juice on the tags for some time till it dries out. Repeat this process for at least twice a day.

Results usually appear within 2 to 3 weeks.

#3 Oregano Oil

Oregano for skin tagsOregano is an essential oil containing very strong antibacterial properties and helps in curing skin tags fast.

What do you need?

  • Oregano oil
  • Coconut oil

What to do?

Mix oregano oil with the coconut oil and apply the mixture on your skin tags. You may start noticing a few changes in the colour of the skin tags. The skin tags will change in colours such as red, purple and dark black before they drop off the skin.

Repeat this process thrice a day.

#4 Pineapple Juice

Pineapple for skin tagsPineapple juice doesn’t only taste great but is also a fabulous way to remove skin tags.

What do you need?

  • Few pieces of a fresh pineapple
  • Cotton swabs

What to do?

Take those few pieces of pineapple and blend them to get the juice. Now with the help of a cotton ball, apply the juice on your skin tags.

Repeat this process twice a day for few weeks.

#5 Garlic

Garlic for skin tagsGarlic is well known for its antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties, making it the best home based remedy for treating skin tags.

What do you need?

  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves
  • Antibacterial bandage

What to do?

You need to crush the garlic cloves to form a paste. Apply the paste on skin tags, at night, before hitting the bed. Then use the bandage to cover the skin tags so that the paste stays. In the morning, remove the bandage and wash off your skin.

Repeat this process for a few days.


The above mentioned home remedies will do their job in removing skin tags; however, With the objective to rule out all possibilities of something serious, it is advisable to get your skin tags checked by a doctor.

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