Toenail Fungus Home Remedies For Healing

Published: 26th May 2011
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Toenail fungus home remedies are vastly different and it really depends on who gives it to you. Homeopathic families do vary to certain degrees but all have the idea to treat ailments with things you have in your home or are inexpensive. Using homeopathic remedies relies on tried and true experimentation over a period of years in most families. Some are not as safe as others but used carefully are fine. There are numerous books and websites available with list of treatments for most health issues. You can find detailed list of herbs and other chemicals and which works for what.

Hydrogen peroxide can be increased in the body by drinking the juice of cranberries, beets or carrots which enhances the effect of vitamin C in the body and increases the bodys ability to fight. You can also do a hydrogen peroxide foot soak for twenty minutes twice a day. Use soaked cotton balls and apply to affected nails four or five times a day.

Baking soda can be used as a foot soak two times a day allowing to affected areas to dry completely afterwards. You can mix baking soda with water making a thick paste and apply to area and allow to dry. It will fall off when dry but cleanup is easy enough. This will even improve the look of your nail while waiting on the fungal infection to heal.

Cayenne pepper can be used as a foot soak to treat toenail fungus. You will want to mix one and a half to two tablespoons of cayenne pepper in hot water soaking toes fifteen to twenty minutes a day. Make the water as hot as you can stand.

Garlic is an excellent treatment of fungal infections when healing from the inside out. There are garlic pills ready to take on the market in an appropriate dosage. You can also chew a clove of garlic a day. Not too much for taste but it works well on healing the ailment.

Urine yes Urine, collect and allow to sit for two days and then either soak the primed nail or apply and allow to dry. There are several parts to urine that are good to treat toenail fungus. Suggested use is before showering to ease fears of lingering odors.

Yogurt with live and active cultures works really well due to the pro- biotic that are needed in the body to fight fungal infections. Eat two servings a day as well as adding vitamin C to your diet. Eating yogurt daily not only will heal a fungal infection but will also prevent them.

With the various treatments available for fungi infections some are more tasteful than others as well as smelly good and bad. As long as the nail is primed and ready to take the treatment then it would seem any of these would help. If the nail is breaking up and peeling you should keep it trimmed as close as you can with causing pain. Some type of disinfectant should be used on clippers or anything that is used to work in the fungi area to prevent further spread. There should be new pink thinner growth available to view with in just a couple weeks.

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