Natural Home Remedies for Toe Nail Fungus
Zetaclear Toenail Fungus Treatment Solution carries many natural ingredients which are natural and easily available substances. Some among them are-
Tea Tree Oil– Tea Tree Oil is a natural antiseptic, tea tree oil acts fast on the nails, kills the nail fungus and prevents further growth. You have to mix pure tea tree oil with olive oil and apply over the complete area. Keep the nail soaked in the solution for about 15 minutes and then scrub well. This application should be continued for several days and it would deepen into the nail bed and heal. Then you will find the top layers of the fungus slowly disappearing from the nail surface. You can also use a few drops of lavender oil which has strong anti-bacterial properties.
Vicks VapoRub– Vicks VapoRub has mainly petroleum jelly, necessary oils and menthol. The diffusing nature of the ointment makes it easy to enter into the infected area. Deep penetration enables the whole nail to feel the healing effects and find the infection slowly vanish over time. To get keen results apply the ointment generously over the nail and then wear gloves and wear cotton socks.
Apple Cider Vinegar– It is the most popular home remedies for treating thick & yellow nail fungus. Apply apple cider vinegar with warm water and soak the nails in the solution for certain period of time. Then make toes or fingers dry. Vinegar is a natural exfoliator with mild acidic content and this remove the dead skin and tissues from around the nails and thereby the infection is prevented. By this treatment the skin becomes soft and free from cracks and cuts. Other than this the vinegarcan be mixed with rice powder and softly rub it on the nails to exfoliate. However, make sure you apply no pressure otherwise this could lead to abrasive pain.
Listerine Mouthwash– Listerine Mouthwash has powerful antiseptic which can be as good for your nails as it is for your mouth. Let your toes and fingers soaked up in the mouthwash and let the alcohol and the powerful compounds like salicylate thymol and euchalyptoldo their medicinal effect.This prevents further growth but also slowly removes the fungus off the nail. The solution can be made more powerful by combining Listerine with vinegar or lemon juice. In first case and less serious cases, you can pour this solution in hot water, soak your foot or finger nails for some time and then dry the nails well. For critically affected nails you might have to keep it soaked for much time. Then soak cotton well in the solution and tie it around the affected nail with a soft cloth, keep it for as long as possible, then remove the cotton and dry the nails
Green Tea Extract– Green tea extract or Camellia Sinensis is known to contain powerful antifungal properties. Definitely apply it on affected portion and diminish the presence of Candida glabrata though there are no proven proofs on its effect on dermatophytes. But it is hardly to believe that with all its natural goodness, green tea will quite be effective in treating nail fungus.
Other natural remedies include extracts from grapefruit seeds which are rich in antimicrobial qualities; extracts of snakeroot leaves which have the ability to remove fungus from the nail surface; mixture of oregano and olive oils combine anti-parasitical, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal as well as analgesic effects heal nail fungus quite effectively. One can also mix thyme and oregano oils together to treat the fungus. However, precaution is recommended over continuous use as it can negatively affect the organs like heart, liver and kidneys.