Fungus that occurs in nails can be very painful or embarrassing at times. This is when the bacteria called dermatyophytes cave themselves below an individual’s nails and the nails become dirty, distorted etc.
A yellowish white spot occurring beneath the nail is the first sign of fungus taking place. If the infection reaches an advanced stage, the nails become very dirty emitting a foul smell and very commonly the nail gets segregated from the bed.
The home made remedies may help to overcome such problems since medications in this case can turn out to be very expensive. They are as follows: –
Effective Natural Cures For Fingernail Fungus
Oil Acting As An Antiseptic
The antiseptic and the fungicide present in the oil of tea tree leaves can help in curing the problem. An application of the cotton soaked with the oil (a mixture of olive and tea tree oil) to the area infected and after a span of about ten to fifteen minutes a soft rub with the tooth brush should be done. This mixture helps in curing many skin diseases.
Effective Acetic Acid
Soaking of hands in a mix of lukewarm water and white vinegar for a span of half an hour every second day and then washing it with cold water helps in attainment of good nails.
Vinegar obtained from fermented crushed fruits helps against germs and dust. Soaking of hands in a mix of lukewarm water and vinegar for weeks an improvement can be seen. An application of a paste of vinegar and flour from ground rice helps in removal dead skin and attaining of gentle skin.
The contents of alcohol contained in mouth washes helps in prevention of fungus and other germs. Soaking of hands in a mix of solution, citric acid and vinegar for ten minutes and then gently rubbing the area infected helps in getting new nails. This process should be repeated till the time new nail replaces the old one.
The Outcome Of Oil From Cloves Of Garlic
The antifungal properties present in the garlic, the oil should be blended with vinegar for the use and after the application of such mixture the infected area should be covered with bandage.
The acid found in lime juice stops in spreading of fungus and acts as an antiseptic. For a month approx the juice should be applied on the area and then washed with hot water. An another alternative is that a mixture of juice and residue of olives should be rubbed to the area.
Lavender And Oregano
Prevention from irritation and pain lavender oil helps the best. A recommendatory application of a soaked cotton in mixture of lavender and tea tree oil before sleep is very effective. Positive results can be obtained by applying a mixture of olive and oregano oil.
A Required Cleaning
Keeping the body parts clean helps in prevention of any diseases and trimming and cleaning of nails periodically helps in prevention of fungal infections. Pedicure and manicure helps in prevention are the best cures.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.