Skin tags from the point of view of Ayurveda
The skin is the largest organ in your body. It protects your internal tissues and organs from the outside environment. In Ayurveda, skin color and condition say a lot about human health and is one of the diagnostic organs. A skin tag is a benign, non-cancerous skin tumor that looks like a small piece of soft, hanging skin with a stalk or peduncle. Skin tags are made up of a core of fibers and ducts, nerve cells, fat cells, and a covering or epidermis. Skin tags an equal impact on men and women and can appear anywhere on the body, but they are most common where skin rubs against skin or clothing. Diabetics are generally more prone to skin tags.
How Ayurvedic doctors treat skin tags
Burning and surgical removal of skin tags are not supported by Ayurveda; instead, natural and painless healing methods are used.
Ayurvedic practice has developed various therapies—easy and convenient methods for removing skin tags quickly and efficiently. It works on the individual skin tag and uproots it from within, preventing new growth.
Tips for effective Ayurvedic treatment of skin tags:
- Apply fig stem juice, lemon, or onion juice to remove to skin tags
- Use oregano essential oil or tea tree essential oil
- Dandelion flowers can be used to treat skin tags