7 Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Moles

How to Get Rid of Moles

The presence of the moles on the body or face is ubiquitous. Some people consider it a beauty spot and are happy with them. But for others, its presence may be annoying because of their ugly and unsightly appearance.
You must be wondering what are moles and how do they appear on our body? So let us find the answer.

How to Get Rid of Moles

How to Get Rid of Moles

What are Moles

Moles have accumulated pigment cells that are formed due to the accumulation of melanocytes. Usually, they appear in the lower and the upper layers of the skin. Their colour, shape, and size varyfrom one person to another. Moles can be brown, black, pink or red.

They can be either raised or just flat dark spot on the skin. Even their texture varies. If you touch them either you may find them coarse or smooth. Usually, moles are present alone, but their presence in small clusters is not uncommon. In some case even there may be hair growing from inside these moles,and this may annoy you.

Talking in medical terms moles are known as melancholic naive. They are non-cancerous lesions that can occur in any part of the body. However, moles are more common on the face, back, neck, legs and arms. Let us look at some the causes that lead to the development of the moles.

What are the Causes of Mole Development

1. Exposure to the sunlight-

The most common cause of the appearance of the mole is excessive exposure to the sunlight.Due to the overexposure of the sun, the skin cell pigmentation propagates. This causes their spreading to the other body areas, resulting in the formation of the mole.

2. Over activity of the sweat glands-

The moles formed due to hyperactivity of sebaceous glands are usually rough in touch and yellow in colour.

3. Hormonal changes-

The changes in the level of hormones during pregnancy and puberty may also lead to the formation of the moles.

4. Some moles are also present since birth.

5. Heredity-

If you have any family member having moles on their body and face, then your chance to develop mole is also high.

Although melancholic naive are not at all harmful still if you are not happy with their presence you must be looking for the ways to get rid of moles fast. No need to worry anymore as in this article we have polled all the possible home remedies to remove a mole at home.

7 Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Moles


Garlic has always been the first choice to remove a mole fast. The natural enzymes present in the garlic break the pigment that is responsible for the growth and development of the moles. You can also use garlic on the flat moles to lighten them.



Apply Vaseline or any other oil around the mole.Take a clove of garlic.Crush it and make a paste.Apply this garlic paste on the mole.Leave the paste overnight.In the morning rinse it off.Repeat this for five days to a week and the mole with fall off.

2. Castor oil to get rid of moles

Castor oil is treated with various skin issues such as warts, skin tags, and moles.Castor oil does not leave a scar. But better have patience as this treatment may take a few months to give you the desired results.
Take a half tablespoon of castor oil and mix a small amount of baking soda in it to make a paste.Apply this paste on the mole. Rinse off the paste when it dries off. Repeat this for about a month.

3. Iodine-

Iodine is readily available over the counters. It aids the healing of cuts and bruises. In the case of mole, iodine triggers the death of cells and removes it. It is a safe treatment for sensitive skin. Always choose only 5 percent iodine.
Dip a q-tip into the iodine and apply directly on the mole. Repeat this 3-4 times in a day.

4. Pineapple-

The enzymes present in the pineapple are capable of breaking down the outer layer of the moles. On mixing it with sea salt its effectiveness increases.



Add a half teaspoon salt to a tablespoon of pineapple juice. Mix the ingredients and apply on the moles. After an hour rinse it off. Repeat this every day.

5. Onion juice-

Onion juice is acidic and helps you to get rid of moles fast. It the protrudes inside the layers of the moles and then removes it.

Extract juice of onion and apply on the moles with the help of cotton ball. Rinse it after an hour. Do this three times in a week.

6. Apple cider vinegar-

  • Apple cider vinegar is acidic and scabs the mole. With time mole dried and falls off.
  • Dip a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and apply on the mole. With the help of a bandage secure it. Leave it
  • overnight and then remove it in the morning. Repeat this every day until the mole falls.
Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

The above-mentioned home remedies to get rid of moles are safe, effective and under your budget. To remove the scar after the removal of moles apply coconut oil regularly,and the scar will fade away with time. Also, before trying any of treatment, inspect your mole to make sure it is non-cancerous.

Check the border, diameter and the color of the mole to check any asymmetry if present. Also, if you notice any change in the color and the shape of the mole before any treatment better consult a dermatologist. If your doctor confirms that the mole is non-cancerous, you may try any of the home remedies to get rid of moles.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.