We hope that this guide will help you to remove warts with basil. Basil as a medicinal herb is famous for many centuries.
History of basil as medicinal plant
Basil comes from India, even before the 5,500 years of its medicinal properties were known to the Egyptians, and in ancient Rome during the reign of Julius Caesar was prized healing and spice plant. In the area of Central Europe were transferred by monks in the XII century. Today, basil is spread over a wider area of the Mediterranean.
The healing properties of basil
Basil contains 0.4-0.8% essential oil, tannins, saponin, bitter substances and others. Quantitative dominant component of the essential oil is methyl kavikol (13.5 to 87.2%), and then linalool (from 1.1 to 69.0%) and methyl eugenol (7-13, 2%). Basil acting as a sedative, analgesic and spasmolytic and also increases the adrenaline and reduces the levels of serotonin in the body. It also have anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
How to use basil for the treatment of warts?
You have to prepare:
- handful of fresh basil leafs (for every day during the treatment)
- anything in your kitchen that will help you to crush the basil leaves
- waterproof patch or bandage
Here’s how to effectively and easy cure warts with the help of basil. Mash the fresh basil leaves and and paste it over the wart with waterproof adhesive tape. Basil leaves contain substances that kill papillomaviruses. This method of wart treatment repeat for at least seven days. Repeat the treatment until the warts are completely removed from the skin surface.
Every day of treatment put the fresh basil leafs on the wart. Basil will speed-up the process of wart removal because it have anti-viral effect on our skin. We hope that this guide will help you to remove warts with basil.