[YEA] 04/22/2009: Twitter from Switzerland: "Banana Peel feedback: My husband has had a large plantar wart on his heel for the last 3.5 years. Recently we've started using Potassium Iodide for various ailments, and one day I decided to soak some cotton and tape it to his foot. Within 2..."
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[YEA] 04/22/2009: Twitter from Switzerland: "Banana Peel feedback: My husband has had a large plantar wart on his heel for the last 3.5 years. Recently we've started using Potassium Iodide for various ailments, and one day I decided to soak some cotton and tape it to his foot. Within 2 days he took it off and said it turned black. He had gone out of town so he didn't have the pot. iodide to keep applying. When he go home he started again with Pot Iodide and then banana peels for the last 3 weeks. It's mostly gone! He's going to persist a few more days because he wants to be certain, but it's amazing. he had been to the dr. at least 5 times to have it frozen and it never worked. Love this remedy!"
[YEA] 04/15/2009: Serena from London, UK: "After almost 6 years of embarrassing warts on my fingers and trying pretty much every solution in the book, it was finally banana peels - of all things - that saved me. When the first wart appeared on the middle finger of my left hand, I went to my doctor and he said I should just leave it because they tend to disappear on their own. Of course it didn't disappear. It multiplied. I ended up with bigger clusters of warts and they just kept getting worse. Over the past 6 years, I have tried each of the following remedies:
- Wartner (an over-the-counter wart freezer). Painful, but no result, even after multiple attemps.
- Omega 3 (Fish) oil directly applied to the warts and then taped over at night. It didn't feel like anything was happening, because nothing was. I tried this for about a month.
- Having them burnt/frozen at a skin cancer clinic. This was incredibly painful and I would often feel faint afterwards because the freezing was so 'deep'. Even though the warts would turn into blood blisters than hardened and then peeled off, they just came back as if nothing had happened each and every time. I had this done at least 6 times across the course of two years or so.
- Apple-cider vinegar dipped into cotton wool and taped over with bandaids at night. This felt like it was doing something, because my fingers began to sting and it made it hard to fall asleep. The warts would 'swell' and become very white, but even after doing this for a month, there was no real difference, so I gave up.
- For a long time I tried simply wearing bandaids on them 24/7, partly to save myself the embarrassment, and partly because I had read that you could kill them this way. It didn't work.
- Laser-treatment at a cosmetic surgery. This was by far the most expensive treatment, but at this stage I didn't care so long as it worked. It cost 100 for each visit, and I visited three times. It was effective for a new wart on my knee, but did nothing for any of the warts on my hands. After even the cosmetic surgeon expressed doubts that it would work, I turned to:
- Bazuka wart-remover (available in the UK). This was another over-the-counter remedy, and I had to modify the directions a little bit to make it work. Instead of applying it every night and peeling it off every morning, I found that if I left it on two days straight, let it get a little wet underneath the bandaid when I had a shower, and then peeled it off afterwards, that worked better. It does seem to have some effectiveness, but it makes your skin very dry and painful. It worked for one wart, but not others, and it was around this time anyway that I discovered:
THE BANANA PEEL REMEDY. By this stage I had all but given up. After years of expensive, smelly, painful and messy treatments, I figured I didn't have much to lose by turning to the ridiculous. I tell you what, I am SO glad I found this web-page with all the testimonials on it, and I cannot believe that I didn't come across it sooner.
It WORKS. It really works. I started cutting the inside of a banana peel (unfrozen) to a small wart on my thumb overnight first to see what would happen, and when it started to look different, I decided I'd try it on some of the others. I couldn't believe it when I started to notice a huge different almost immediately. They didn't turn black, as some people have had happen, they just SHRANK.
They are almost completely gone now. It has taken about 6 weeks, but I would say in another two or three weeks they will have disappeared completely. There is no scarring, there are no bad smells, it isn't the messiest of treatments out there, and it works really quickly.
Thank you so much to all the people who have left messages on this site. I am really very grateful. I guess most of you would understand how freeing it feels to finally be able to show my hands in public! I had to devise all sorts of ways of covering them up over the years, and it's hard to break that habit. I find myself trying to hide my hands, and then realise I don't really have to anymore!"
[YEA] 04/09/2009: Ginger from Golden, Colorado, USA: "I have had a wart just below my knuckle (on the finger side) for about 2 years. This wart was small but vey painful. I tried using the paint-on wart remover stuff for 5 weeks. Didn't work. I had it frozen twice. Didn't work. I was about to make an appointment to get it cut off when I happened on this forum.
I had nothing to lose so I cut a small square of banana peel and taped it over the wart (white part down) each night for 5 nights. I didn't think anything was happening (or it might even have felt a little worse) so I stopped. About three days later the skin around the wart dried up and fell off along with most of the wart. A few more days later, the rest of it dried up and fell off. Now it's difficult to tell where it was and the area is no longer painful.
I didn't think this would work at all but it worked for me. You have nothing to lose if you try it!"
[YEA] 04/09/2009: Alice from Toronto, Ontario, Canada: "I think the banana peel is excellent for drawing the black dots out of the plantars wart. It seems to work like a poutice. My 9 year old daughter had the plantars wart frozen at the doctors surgery at least 5 times to no avail. I also spent $30 on the over the counter freezing method and that was a waste of time and money. I decided to do some research of my own and quickly found this website. We diligently applied the small squares of banana peel to the wart at bed time covered with a bandaid and a sock. After the the first night I was amazed the next morning when I saw how much of the black had been drawn out of the wart. I continued with this method for about a month and then finished the treatment off with some compound W. We are very pleased to say the wart has gone. The banana peel was amazing, but I do think the compound W is required at the end."
[YEA] 04/02/2009: Mallik from Columbus, OH: "Warts cured with banana peel: I was skeptical about the banana peel as a patch to my wart on right foot. Just had a liquid nitrogen freeze method, and boy that was PAINFUL!! My doctor said we need to repeat atleast 2 more times and he was still not hopeful that it will be gone. I was unable to even walk properly before and after the freezing process. It took 3 days after the freezing, for me to walk properly. So could not imagine the thought of doing this 2 more times of the same.Read this banana peel and thot, what do i lose? It aint any chemical that might affect me adversely, its a simple banana peel!, so went home and applied a small piece of peel, and put a tape across it and slept. Did not feel much differnce in first two days, but i still continued for a week, boy that was magical, my pain was almost gone and i was able to run on treadmill normally. Encouraged by results i did for another 10 days and the wart is gone including the mark! Now sometimes i have tough time finding if it was right or left foot! lol. Thanks to the banana peel advice, it works very goood."
[YEA] 03/07/2009: Tracey from Scotland: "I discovered 3 little warts on the knee of my 7 year old son a few weeks ago. I checked on Earth Clinic and found the wart remedy. A few weeks later and the warts are gone. My son is delighted and I would definitely recommend this for anyone with warts. Simple and painless. Thank you EC"
EC: You didn't say, so we're guessing you tried the popular banana peel remedy for warts. Please let us know if you tried something else!
[YEA] 09/12/2010: Linda from Bateman, Western Australia replies: "My son had a planter wart on his big toe. I found the banana peel treatment more effective than the freezing method. The most effective was the application of Iodine tincture that contained 25mg/ml of potassium iodide. I applied it every night with a cotton bud. It worked incredibly fast and I literally peeled the wart off. Thanks for all the comments as the doctor I went to said it would take weeks of treatment to get rid of it."
[YEA] 03/05/2009: Tasha from Waverly, Ks: "Banana peel for warts: I normally don't leave feedback, but felt I had to on this subject. I was recently looking for an alternative way to get rid of a wart on my daughter's foot. She had a plantar wart last year on her heel. Went to the doctor and did the freeze off method, by the way, she did not like that at all!!! It was very painful for her. So now this year there is one coming on her big toe. So I came across this website and read the reviews for the banana peel for warts. While reading I'm thinking to myself that this is crazy!!
So I gave it try, why not anything is better than the freeze off thing. It has now been 3 days and the wart is going away, it's shrinking!!!!!
I clean her toe right before bed then take a piece of the banana peel and rub it on the wart until well coated. Then cut another very small piece off and put it on her toe with a bandaid around it overnight. In the morning take the bandaid off clean the toe off. I do this everynight before bed. Now on day 3 and everything is looking great. The wart is flat and the inside is drying up.
Thank you for this website and all the other reviews!! My daughter is very thankful!!
We joke with her now and call her banana toe!! ha ha ha "
03/04/2009: Patrick from Carlsbad, Ca: "Banana peels for planter warts works. It worked on my 12 year old grand son after about eight days of rubbing banana peel on nightly. My daugher cancelled his dermatologist appoinment. When she tried to explain the cure to the doctors office they hung up!"
[YEA] 03/01/2009: Paul from Sydney, NSW: "Banana Peel for Plantar Warts Worked! After two attempts with more persistence the second time - after being inspired by the testimonials here the Banana peel cure has worked a treat for me.
Initially, I was very excited to discover the Banana peel cure for Plantar warts that has seemed to have worked for so many. I'd had my first and only Plantar for about three months on the middle of the sole of my left foot. Previously I'd tried acid prescribed from my GP which hardened the skin - which i scraped with a scalpel but to no avail.
When i tried the Banana peel first - changing daily - i was on holidays and in the surf daily, and it didn't seem to work well.
On the second attempt, I was more persevering and instead of daily changed weekly using a combo of the duct tape. Also I ate more Bananas (about one a day) which I don't do previously as i wonder whether this may be part of the cure.
This is about my third week now and i must say no more pain. My food still looks a bit shabby with peeling skin etc but no pain or stony lump that characterized the wart. I'm confident its 98% cured. Will post again once its 100%.
Here's the method i followed:
1) Cut a small piece of fresh banana peel about 2cm square
2) Put it with the inside bit, the bit where the banana is, against my foot where the wart is/was
3) Rub it around a bit
4) Seal it to the sole of my foot with medical fabric tape (bandage-like duct tape)
(note i covered it with two pieces of tape broader than the peel so as to seal it - which was pretty much watertight)
5) Wait one week, remove clean, dry and repeat from 1)"
03/30/2009: Paul from Sydney, NSW replies: "I can now report this worked 100%. All i can say is wow! And thank you!"
[YEA] 02/21/2009: Jen from Breinigsville, PA: "My 4 year old son had huge compound warts on his hands and face for about two years. We were seeing a dermatologist for a year and a half. We tried freezing the warts three times, beetle juice three times, and beetle juice with acid one time. We also had an appointment to get lazer surgery on him. Everything the doctor did seemed to make them even worse. We found this website and decided to try the banana peel treatment. After about 2 months, ALL of his warts are gone. His thumb looks normal again (something I thought would never happen). It was painless and easy to do. Even his face warts are gone. They took a little longer though since we could not cover them with a peel and bandaid. We were only able to rub the peel on top of them. This has been a miracle!!! Please tell everyone you know to give it a try."
[YEA] 02/17/2009: Jason from Pasadena, California, USA: "Banana Peel for Wart Treatment: Using a cut portion of banana peel and applying on top of the existing wart with a piece of duct tape. Would apply it for a few hours and then remove. It's been slightly over two weeks now and the wart is continually getting smaller. I had tried previous laser treatment for it only to see it grow back. Anyone with a wart should definitely consider this."
[YEA] 02/17/2009: D from Los Angeles, CA: "Had plantar warts for 5 years I know how you guys feel. I first had them burned off with electricity. Came back burn it off again. Got bigger. Then went to another Dr and frozen it off turned all my skin black! After 3 weeks thought it was gone skin look all pink and smooth then 2 weeks later came back. Went to another Dr and froze it and used 80% acid then went back and froze it again then used acid. One day at work I google around to see other kinds of treatment and then found this site. I was sceptical but after all the reviews I decided to give it a tried. First night I taped a (ripe) yellow banana skin with duct tape and slept and kept it on all day and went to work. At night took it off my skin was black. I thought it was from the banana because it had turned black too. Did the same thing for 2 more nights. I decided to let it rest for 2 days. After the second day of resting the dead black skin started to fall off and I could see red pink skin underneath. After one more day I put another banana skin and taped it. At night the banana turned black but not my skin after the dead skin fell off. Right then I knew it wasn't the banana skin that made my skin turned black. It was the wart dying. Boy was I happy. I wish I knew about this treatment earlier and not spending all the time and money on the Dr not to mention the pain, time off from work, stress, and scared of going anywhere bare foot like swimming with friends. I want to thank God for letting me find this site."
[NAY] 02/11/2009: Katrina from Washington, DC/USA: "I have some flat warts on the back of my hand. I tried taping banana peel on it and sleeping with it for 7 days straight. The results are that the warts are still there. There are now more of them. On top of that, the area where the banana peel was now has some horrible eczema. I'm now treating the eczema, which I didn't have before, with aloe vera."
[YEA] 02/06/2009: Susan from Birmingham, Mi. USA: "Years ago, I had a very large wart on my thumb, by the nail. I actually thought it was a nasty cuticle, very rough and cabbage like. It was painful too. One day, I examined it under a magnifier and noticed black dots and realized it was a wart. I had read in a Dear Abby column that a good wart cure was to rub the inside of a banana peel on it. I bought a bunch of them and always had an empty peel on the kitchen counter. I rubbed the wet, inside part on the wart every time I passed the kitchen. I did that for a few days. Really very interesting that it wasn't a gradual thing, more like I looked at it one day and it was gone. It probably took 3 or 4 days. It really works."
[YEA] 02/05/2009: Annabelle from Christchurch, New Zealand: "Banana Skin Peel to cure Warts.
WOW, this worked for us and we proved the sceptics wrong (there were quite a few!) My son had two large painful warts on the bottom of his foot. I rubbed some banana skin on them most nights and often taped small squares of banana on them over night. The first time we did it he said that it was stinging and they started to turn black. After about 3 months they are completely gone with no scarring and other smaller ones that appeared have gone to. We often missed days and the taped on pieces frequently fell off in bed, I assume that this is why it took 3 months. If I have the need to use this remedy again I would tape them on all of the time and replace the banana skin every couple of days for quicker results."