Home Remedies for Fordyce Spots

Fordyce spots are very small whitish-yellow bumps that occur on the lips as well as the genital region. Being caused by anxiety and stress, they are completely normal, harmless, and painless. But these bumps are ugly, which can be annoying. Don’t worry, here are some useful home remedies to treat this problem.


1. Coconut oil and garlic


Coconut oil is considered as one of the best natural home remedies for Fordyce spots. The healing properties in coconut oil allow the replacement of damaged skin cells with new cells. Garlic has an antibacterial agent, which can also help with the problem.

You should prepare:

200 ml of coconut oil

5 cloves of garlic

A cooker

A cooking saucepan

A fridge


The first step is to pour the coconut oil into a saucepan.

Next, add 5 garlic cloves and place the saucepan on a stove.

Then turn on this oven at low heat and cook the cloves and oil.

Turn off the stove after 2-3 hours.

Move the mixture to a fridge to let it cool.

Apply the cooled mixture directly on the affected area.

Rinse with water.

Follow this remedy once a day.


2. Turmeric and milk

Turmeric has anti-fungal property, which makes it one of the best home remedies for Fordyce spots. Milk has moisturizing and rejuvenating properties.

You should prepare:

50 g turmeric

½ cup of milk


Add the turmeric powder into ½ cup of warm milk and mix well.

Then, drink the mixed liquid.

Follow this remedy once a day for the best results.


3. Increased garlic consumption

Garlic helps remove the bacteria from the blood and thus remove the oil glands due to its excellent antibacterial properties. So, eating garlic will fight off the bacteria and help reduce the Fordyce spots. In addition, garlic can promote optimal oral health.

You should prepare:

Garlic cloves (as needed)


Simply increase the intake of garlic with every meal.


4. Fresh fruit juices

Sour fruits like oranges or lemons have certain acidic remedies that can help deal with Fordyce spots, which make them effective home remedies for Fordyce spots.

You should prepare:

Lemon or orange


Cotton balls


Take a few lemons or oranges.

Put them in a blender with a little water in it.

Pour the juice in a bowl.

Then, apply the juice on the lips through a cotton ball.


5. Broccoli

Broccoli is a great source of vitamin C that is needed for getting rid of Fordyce spots. Besides, broccoli consists of a wealth of other minerals and vitamins that can help eliminate the Fordyce spots.

You should prepare:



Simply increase the amount of broccoli in your meals.

You can have it raw, cooked, in side dishes, snacks or salads.