Mole Remedies

Coconut Oil  

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Posted by Killer Bees (Brisbane, Australia) on 05/20/2008
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Coconut Oil For Mole Removal: I've been using coconut oil for about six months now and it's fabulous for heaps of things. But something interesting I noticed was this. My skin pale and blemish free, but just above the right breast, I noticed a mole starting to form. It was quite large (about half the size of a pinky nail) and it was skin coloured. I don't expose my body to the sun and I alwasy use sunscreen, so I didn't understand where this mole came from. Over a few weeks, it started turning soft pink and it got me a little worried. I start applying VCO to it every night after my shower and every morning whilst getting ready for work. In about 2 weeks, it had just flaked off in the shower. There's no trace of it ever being there and the skin beneath it is the normal colour with no trace of a scar. I'm so pleased with the unexpected result, I've started applying it to the black mole on my lower back.

Replied by Killer Bees
Brisbane, Australia
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Quite by accident, I found out that coconut oil gets rid of moles.

I had a light coloured mole on my chest which got bigger quite rapidly, but didn't change colour. It was still pinkish/flesh coloured. At the time I was using coconut oil as a body moisturiser. To my surprise, I discovered that the oil "loosened" the mole and it came off my skin without any residue or pain or scarring.

I have a large black mole at the base of my spine which has been there all my life. I'm now using the coconut oil to remove it too. It's become looser and softer as I deliberately target it with lots of the oil. I'm expecting it to come away in the shower any day now.

A word of warning though. Don't force the mole to come off. You don't want it bleeding and scabbing over. The oil will take it away without any damage to the underlying skin.

Posted by Gail (Winston Salem, NC) on 04/24/2006
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I have used extra virgin coconut oil topically and internally for seven months. It is fantastic. I applied it topically to a pre cancerous skin lesion on my forehead at the hairline and within three days the lesion was gone! I wish I had known about the benefits of coconut oil six years ago when I underwent Mohs excision and plastic surgery on my nose for skin cancer. I could have saved myself a lot of worry, not to mention pain and nine month of plastic surgery procedures to reconstruct my nose.

Replied by Rutabella
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I have quite a few flat moles on my body I wanted to get rid of. I didn't feel comfortable with scraping them with a pin and using apple cider vinegar so I used coconut oil. I bought extra virgin cold pressed organic coconut oil, the best quality. I have now been using it for over three months, morning and night, and no difference on a single mole or freckle. Very disappointed but I'll keep on using it.

Replied by Brooke
Montgomery, Tx, Usa

Castor oil mixed with baking soda into a gum like consistency also gets rid of moles, skin tags, warts etc...

Cold Sore Medicine  

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Posted by John (Terre Haute, IN) on 09/27/2006
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For a cyst, I used cold sore medicine and it cleared right up. It was on the back of my ear and had been bothering me for years. Almost completely gone now after one night

Replied by Didi
Pelham, NC

Hi: Would you share more detailed info about what kind of cold sore medicine you used and how you applied it to your moles? How long did it take for the mole(s) to fall off? Please email me if you dont mind. Thanx alot!


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Posted by Vinny (Sicklerville, NJ) on 01/13/2007
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DMSO cures moles, put it on sparingly. i reccomend you read all about DMSO on the web first before you use it.

Replied by Sarah
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DO NOT USE DMSO!!!! There are laws in place that DMSO is not to be used for humans, and this is for a SEVERE HEALTH REASON!!! DMSO is designed to absorb into the skin extremely quickly, and ANYTHING on your skin surface will also be absorbed with it. Toxic substances, topical grade treatments, synthetic polymers that disrupt the function of your body, ANYTHING and EVERYTHING will be absorbed into your blood if you come in contact with DMSO. That flea and tick medicine you put on your dog? It will go into your system. That pesticide you sprayed the other day? Now in your system. That cleaner you used 30 minutes ago to disinfect the kitchen? INSIDE your body and causing harm!! Also, the isopropyl alcohol you just used to clean the mole area is toxic when entered in the blood stream, but DMSO will deliver it there! Also, any lotions/vaseline/waxes/silicone based products you used on the surrounding skin will ALSO be pulled into your blood stream and cause adverse effects. If the waxes from a lotion form a ball in your blood, it will cause clots, leading to DVT, heart attack, stroke, or kidney blockage. DVT is dreadfully painful, if untreated you can lose a limb. Kidney blockage will lead to a buildup of your own waste inside your body, leading to toxicity. Heart attack or stroke can be fatal, and the drugs used to break up blood clots will not work if your clot is a wax clot and not a blood clot!! DO NOT MESS AROUND WITH THIS DMSO!!!

Replied by Tony
Tn, Usa

Hello Sarah from Nc:

Are you trying to tell people to completely stay away from DMSO? It seems by the way you replied that's your suggestion. I understand what you're implying but you seem to be going totally against all the healing properties of DMSO.

Can it be dangerous? Sure! You can say this for Colloidal Silver and the many other natural substances that can be absorbed into the body. We just have to be careful but IF you're implying not to use DMSO at all then that goes against its many benefits. Thanks!

Replied by Dave
Fountain Inn, Sc

To Sarah,

Re: Warning about DMSO

I've used DMSO for years...decades in fact. Just make sure the skin is clean and if using a cloth, it must be white so nothing carries.

I always refer folks to google "DMSO 60 Minutes Dr Jacobs You tube"

That's a great three part discussion played on 60 minutes and featuring Dr Jacobs, the MD who really popularized the substance.


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Posted by Victor (Chihuahua, Mexico) on 09/20/2015

I have a big round mole, 3d shaped, on my face kinda like Enrique Iglesias had it, anyways I'm starting the garlic process, I already put garlic on the mole in the afternoon (yesterday) (I didn't cover the surrounding skin around the mole) and it burned my skin and made a big rash, I noticed the mole bigger and darker. I wasn't sure if to keep going or stop the process, I felt it dry later in the afternoon and thought "maybe I should keep going and dry it up till it falls" so I did my second time and left it for 4 hours then I took the cotton ball off and peeled the skin and part of the mole came off, now I'm been bleeding for 10 hours and have not stopped, seriously Iv'ed wasted 2 rolls of paper. I'm scared and don't know what to do.

Guys its a joke, it is bleeding but light, now I have garlic on it again, we see how it goes. Stay safe and be safe.

Replied by Shruti
Andhra Pradesh
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I tried thrice the garlic therapy continuously on one mole. It dried up each time perfectly but when it came out the mole still is intact. It is as if one layer at a time it is coming out. What do I do? Thrice means three layers must have come out but still there's no difference to the mole.. How many more times should I apply it?? Or should I stop?? What am I doing wrong?

Posted by Malaika (Slough, Berkshire) on 08/30/2013
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Better But With Side Effects

I tried to remove a mole using garlic, the mole is half the size it was before and is very dry and hard. The skin around it has become red and inflammed. I decided to stop the garlic treatment. Is there anyway I can reduce the redness?

Posted by Bj (The Woodlands, Tx) on 03/29/2013
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I pierced a mole and then put a fresh piece of cut garlic on the mole, and secured it with a cotton taped to keep it in place. Did it for 2 days and the mole dried up and fell off. I have successfully done this twice.

Replied by Alex
Leicester, Uk
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Well I wish I googled "garlic burned my face" first before trying this remedy. Actually it's not some kind of garlic miracle that removes moles, just dilute sulfuric (battery) acid from garlic. It can cause up to 3rd degree burns. So after leaving crushed garlic right on the mole overnight, I woke up shocked to notice the 2nd degree burn as a large circle around mole on my face. There was blood and yellowish liquid coming off. Pigmented layer was burnt of the mole but it still appeared rised. Since I had coconut oil, vitamin E at home, I tried these for 2 days without improvement. Luckily then I found that cream Bepanthen from pharmacy will help heal these type of burns within week. With cream, the burned skin AND the MOLE were healed in 4 days.

Replied by P

I used garlic paste on a pimple yesterday and have suffered a burn. Could you please tell me if you used Bepanthen first aid cream or Bepanthen diaper rash cream? Thank you.

Replied by Rahan Nanda

This method leaves a spot over moles.

Replied by Bonjit
India, Assam
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I used a garlic for a week to remove my flat face mole but it left a black burning mark. What should I used to remove it?

Posted by ***kp (San francisco, California) on 10/11/2011
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I put a shred of garlic clove on my facial mole, it was really small but it was on the tip of my nose & I didnt like it. So yesterday is when I put the garlic and just now I removed the facial mole with a toothpick and I just picked it off. Yes it's kinda painful, but worth it! because it is now gone :)

Replied by Obeybunny
Santa Ana, California, United States Of America
3 out of 5 stars

Better But With Side Effects

The garlic definitely removed my mole, but there's a grayish discoloration around where the mole was where the garlic pulp spilled over. I was too much of a wuss to peel off the mole once it was shriveled and scabbed, so it took about 10 days to get rid of.

But I still have that gray pigmentation in a big ugly circle. How do I get rid of it?

Posted by Sauao (Apia, Samoa) on 02/18/2011
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I tried garlic at 3 consecutive night on my mole but it started to getting bigger. So I really need to know if there any solution to it. Its getting worse and ugly at the moment. Please what can I do right now?

Posted by Ummi (Yanbou, Madina, Saudi Arabia) on 07/25/2010
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Better But With Side Effects

Garlic worked but with side effects. I tried the garlic remedy for my facial moles and I did get rid of them in four days. The only problem is my moles were very small like pinhead sized so it was difficult to apply the garlic on just the moles without the surrounding skin. So I burnt my face badly and now have bean sized black scars on my face. I have tried vitamin e oil and cream to fade the scars without success. If anyone here knows how I can fade these black scars without bleaching my face (am african) I would really appreciate.

Posted by Donte (Hong Kong) on 07/02/2010
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About 4 days ago I tried the garlic remedie, then every day I would apply garlic juice about 3 times a day. Then at night I would cut a piece of garlic and put it on the mole and cover it with a bandage then go to sleep. When I wake up I would peel it and repeat. And just a few hours ago I peeled a little skin off, and it was bleeding a lot. but surprisingly it doesn't hurt one bit. and when I press the spot of my mole it hurts a little. Please advise!! Thanks

Posted by Renee (Brussels, Europe/Belgium) on 01/06/2009
5 out of 5 stars

I didn't believe a single word of garlic..cause I thought it was the same things people listen and say without trying it. I decided to give it a try.

I had two moles(flat) by birth with a diameter of almost .05 and two other moles which were not there by birth. I decided to try on all four of them. I squashed a garlic with a kitchen rols and put a small piece of it on each mole and covered it with a scotch tape..since I didn't have a band aid or medical tape. I slept with it, and next morning my cheek was burnt on the skin where garlic had touched it. The mole had given out some sort of liquid too. I cleaned it and applied garlic again in the day and kept it on. I did the same at night. Next morning I looked worse then ever, it seemed as if I was scarred for life, so at day I gave it a break..I even peeled a bit of mole with tweezer but it hurt like hell so I left it alone. The third day I didn't apply garlic. However at night I applied garlic, this time I applied vasline to skin around the mole. Next day(fourth day) I didn't apply garlic. I took a bath and peeled off some of the moles. There was still some part of mole left clinging to skin. However when it dried up by next day, I just peeled it off. Todays the sixth day, by burns are almost gone and so are the moles, IT IS AMAZING. I couldn't believe it. It actually worked, Thanks to Earth clinic. And YAY for garlic. I'm glad. :)

Posted by Roland (Tuaran, Sabah, Malaysia) on 10/08/2008

Hello I like to say how glad I am to find this website,it rocks. anyhow I always never been a big fan of medical treatments from doctors anyhow. I have had multiple failures on their treatments and now I have become a lab rat for my projects at home which i wont state to you now on the results until I see positive results... But I will say I have used many treatments through Earth Clinic and had no failures on remedies yet to date, my new project is ridding moles on my side chest under my arm, if it is successful i will tell you all later time, i only started to try and rid it with only garlic clove and boy it stings, but i will live through it all. also like to say my father in-law has a bad case of gout on his feet and fingers and i called him and told him I want to try something on it that is natural as I see him not getting any results on modern medicines. ok thats all for now, oh one more thing my secret project becomes a success i will sheare it with you all for free, i hate the sites you read for a cure and at the end it say $19.99 for this book of home remedies why? i got it free here ok thats all for now peace

Posted by Robert (Miami, Florida) on 07/30/2008
5 out of 5 stars

I had a couple of small moles on my face which were (at least to me) unsightly. Especially during the winter, when my tan went away. I decided to try some remedies that i found online. Applying honey to the mole didn't do anything for me. Neither did eating a lot of potassium. So i decided to try garlic. I got one of those bowls with a masher and mashed up two little Garlic peaces. When they where all mashed up, i got a Q-tip, and rubbed the inside of the bowl. (with the garlic still in it) I then took the Q-tip and placed it on one of my moles, and in just one day, it fell mostly off. I still have a small portion of the outer ring, but hopefully that will go away too. Otherwise, clear beautiful skin was discovered under the mole. Hope this helps. God bless you guys.

Posted by Mom (Winsted, CT) on 07/27/2008
5 out of 5 stars

Two months ago I used garlic to try to remove three moles on my body. I smashed and cut a piece of garlic for each held on by a bandage. I admit i didn't follow the advice to use the smallest piece possible because it burns the skin around the mole. The garlic kept moving around under the bandage. which gave me a burn, so i taped it on. That gave me a worse burn and cellulitis, but not on my face. The mole on my face peeled off with clean skin under. I did see two black roots left and within a month the black came back but the mole is really flat. The other two are a lot smaller. I actually had two skin tags, that i wasn't treating, dry up and fall off, which i thought was really cool. I also had swollen glands in my groin. This whole time I am swallowing a smashed and cut up raw clove every time I ate something. I didn't chew it. I did this for two and a half weeks. This time for about a week i had a pain on my right side every time i had a full bladder. The pain was getting steady and the next day i had a fever. I swallowed two cloves and chewed the third. It burned so i swallowed quick. The next day my man said i was snoring like crazy which i normally don't do according to him. Then i noticed the pain and fever were gone, but the inside of my cheeks and a little on the roof of my mouth were swollen. I can feel the glands in my face are swollen also. 12 hours later the swelling in my mouth is subsiding. I don't advise chewing it but swallowing raw garlic rules. Scientific studies say cut up raw garlic kills bacteria and such in a 9 inch radius around it. Scientific studies also show garlic kills cancer. This site rules.

Replied by Ana
Chicago, IL

Hi everyone, I have problems with several moles on my body that has hindered me from having confidence in myself for over 22 years =// --especially being a young woman and seeing your friends enjoy summer and me being in the shade dressed for winter......Mom, have you had any problems with regrowth in your moles?? I have 5 I want to attempt to get rid of, I have wanted to go to the dermatologist but it's so costly and I don't want to be under a laser. I have two on my waistline, one fairly large (approx. 1cm in diameter and another that is about 4mm slightly raised about 2mm) and 2 more on my arm similar in size to the smaller (3-4mm slightly raised about 2mm) -- I just wanted to know if you've had any problems with regrowth...please let me know thanks so much! I'm glad I found out there were alternatives that I could try versus spending hundreds on getting them removed...stuff that I have at home!!! Who knew?? It's would've made a big dent in my wallet --it's so hard being a student because I don't have much extra cash laying around...thanks again!

Replied by Marcella
Atlanta, Ga

Hi Ana. Over the years the moles (both flat and ones that stick out) on my face have doubled. I found this site about one week ago and decided to finally try the apple cider vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. I was skeptical because I was afraid of it disfiguring or scarring my face. First, I scratched at the moles with a steriled needle to prep them and then I applied the hydrogen peroxide with a q-tip. I did this for two days and then decided to try the apple cider vinegar instead of the peroxide. I knew it would probably burn, but did it anyways. By the end of day three the smaller ones were crusted over and just me rubbing them made them fall off like a scab. I am into day four and amazed as to the effectiveness of this natural treatment. I priced removal by a doctor and could not afford the cost so this site is a blessing. If you decide to use the apple cider vinegar, just be sure to protect the surrounding skin with vaseline so you do not get an unnecessary irritation. I have dark skin and the moles I treated did turn pink at the site; however, by day three it was unnoticable. Between treatments you can apply A&D ointment on the treated site to promote healthy healing like I did. I hope this helps. Blessings