Remedies to remove the skin tags effectively at home

Skin tags are a small piece of skin that hangs on the surface of the body. They can appear in any part of the body but usually appears around the neck, eyes, underarms, and upper chest. Skin tags are painless and not dangerous for you. They can be removed for making your skin beautiful. Some of the skin tags are starting small and stay small while some grow bigger. They occur in both men and women. There are some natural home remedies that can help you to remove your skin tags naturally and fall off.

Get the best home remedies to remove skin tags

Dandelion stem juice

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Pluck in some dandelion flower stems and squeeze them, now the fluid that comes out is supposed to be applied on the skin tag. Doing this for 3-4 times in a day for a week or so will make the skin tag dry enough to fall off. But you need to cover the area with a Band-Aid or something after you apply the fluid. Don’t do it if you are allergic to dandelion or other flowers.

Banana/Papaya peel

Other than throwing the peel of a banana or papaya what you can do is store them or use them for purpose. Applying a peel of banana or papaya on the area with a skin tag and then covering it on a daily basis is going to put the skin tag off. It makes it inactive and it falls off.

Tea tree oil

Tea Tree Oil is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties so one can use it on the affected area every night. Make sure you tie a bandage after you are done applying it. Since Tea Tree Oil has so many skin benefits so it doesn’t affect your skin at all.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is literally a cure to every skin problem and applying it on the skin makes the skin tag to fall off. You need some cotton balls to add a drop of the vinegar then use it to apply on the area. For best results, keep the area covered for 20 minutes and use this remedy for a few weeks.


One herb that every household has it in their kitchen is a great remedy to get rid of skin tags. Crush a few cloves of garlic; now apply it on the area covering it with a bandage later.  

Baking soda with castor oil

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Baking soda has anti-bacterial and high antiseptic properties. Castor oil removes skin tag without leaving any mark or scar. To prepare this remedy you have to take ½ tbsp of baking soda and a few drops of castor oil. Make a paste of baking soda with the help of a little castor oil. Apply this on the skin tag and leave it for 1-2 hour. Rinse it off with clean water. For better result repeat it twice or thrice in a week.

Iodine tincture

Iodine is a natural element and it has antiseptic properties. Iodine breaks down the skin cell and safely falls off skin tags. You will need iodine tincture, coconut oil, a bandage, and a dropper. Apply coconut oil on the surrounding of skin tags. Fill iodine tincture in a dropper and apply it on the affected area. Then covered skin tags area with a bandage. Repeat this process once in a day daily until the skin tags fall off.

Oregano oil

Oregano oil has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. It dries your skin tags and removes. Apply oregano oil on the skin tags. Leave it in the air, when it dry then covers skin tags with the bandage or dressing. Do this once in a day daily until the skin tags completely dry out and fall off.  

Bloodroot paste (Black salve)

Bloodroot is a medicinal herb. Its juice is poisonous and should never be ingested. But when you apply it on the skin tags it works very well and eliminates skin tags. You will need a bandage, hydrogen peroxide, cotton ball. Soak a cotton ball in hydrogen peroxide and clean skin tags and surrounding area. Apply bloodroot paste on the skin tags and properly cover it with a bandage for a few hours. Change the bandage after 4-5 hours. Repeat this whole process 3-4 times in a day for almost three days.  

Witch hazel

Witch hazel has astringent properties which help you to dry out the shed skin tags. For performing this natural remedy you will need a cotton ball, and witch hazel. Soak a cotton ball in witch hazel and apply it on skin tags. Leave it for a few hours. Then rinse it off. Repeat it twice in a day. Repeat this daily for few weeks until your skin tags ultimately fall off.

Coconut oil

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Coconut oil has the potential to take care of skin tags quickly. Some people have only one skin tags, where some have more than hundreds of skin tags. Coconut oil easily falls off all skin tags. It takes approx a month to fall off. You will need organic coconut oil. Apply coconut oil on the skin tags. Leave it for some time. Repeat this process every morning and every night before going to bed until the skin tags fall off.

Neem oil

Neem is a strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory that helps you to clear skin problem. It has fatty acids and some other bioactive components. Neem oil helps you to remove the skin tags without any surgical process. You will need some drops of neem oil, a bandage. Apply neem oil on the skin tags and leave it off for a few hours. Then cover it with a bandage or dressing. Change the bandage after every a few hours. Reapply the oil. Repeat this twice or thrice in a day daily until skin tags completely vanish.

Shea butter

Shea butter is used for nourishing the skin. It is one of the best remedies to get free from skin tags. It works naturally and easily. For making this remedy you will need organic Shea butter and some drops of oregano essential oil. Take a tiny amount of Shea butter in your palm. Melt it with rubbing fingertips. Add the oregano essential oil to this and mix them well. Apply this solution in the skin tags. Repeat this remedy twice in a day for better result.