Wart is one of those issues which a person wants to get rid of as soon as possible. There are several options available in the market today for a successful wart removal.

Following are the top five low cost wart removal options:


You would be surprised to know what an Iodine tincture bottle which comes for just a couple of dollars can do. Iodine tincture which is a versatile product has been used by a few people for a safe and successful wart removal at home. With the help of a dabber/dropper or a small wad of cotton just dab some Iodine Tincture on the wart and leave it for a few hours. Warts being porous, absorbs the Iodine and starts working from within. A newly grown wart might just take a day or two to fall off on it’s own where as an old wart might take anywhere between 10 days to a month to disappear. But the key lies in applying it religiously as Iodine has the property to kill HPV.


Wartrol has been used extensively as a low cost wart removal especially for home removal of warts. It is 17% Salicyclic acid and is extremely potent in removing Plantar’s wart and common wart. Wartrol can be applied with a brush after cleaning the area with warm water. After application dry it with a soft cloth. This process can be repeated everyday till the wart comes off on it’s own. The maximum period of use can be up to 12 weeks. It is strictly prohibited to use in cases where the person suffers from diabetes or skin infection. Wartrol is also restricted from use in case of genital warts, warts with hair on it, or warts on face.

Duct Tape Removal

One of the easiest and pocket friendly ways to remove a wart is by using a duct tape. Though inexpensive, but a few people fear that it might lead to a painful removal. Apply a portion of duct tape on the wart and keep it for six to eight days. The tape deprives the wart of oxygen leading to the wart cells being malnourished. On day 7 pull out the duct tape and scape the wart with a new and sterilized pumice stone. In case the wart doesn’t come out with little effort, kindly repeat the process of applying the duct tape with a gap of one day for aerating the wart and the surrounding skin.

Vinegar And Baking Powder

This is an age old remedy to treat warts. Make a paste of vinegar and baking powder and apply on the wart religiously everyday till the wart disappears.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is an extremely popular option to get rid of warts. Due to it’s antibacterial properties, it kills the germs and also keeps the area clean and moist.

One could opt for any of the above low cost options for a safe, painless and successful wart removal.