Toenail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, is a very common problem. Symptoms include inflammation, swelling, yellowing, thickening or crumbling of the nail. It is usually not painful, unless the infection spreads.
The fungus tends to thrive under certain conditions, such as abnormal pH levels of the skin, a weakened immune system, continuous exposure to a moist environment including sweaty shoes and socks, poor hygiene and diabetes.Here are the top 10 ways to get rid of toenail fungus. If the condition is painful or spreading further then do consult your doctor.
Tea tree oil
Procedure and methodology:
There are these following two remedies discussed here; read them carefully for a good result;
Remedy 1: Take a small bowl, add 3 tablespoons of lavender oil in it. Add 3 tablespoons of tea tree oil. Mix them well, keep this bowl in a larger bowl, filled with warm water. Let it stay for some time, till the oil gets warm, then soak a cotton ball in it and then apply it using this. Let it stay for some time before washing. Apply it 2-3 times daily.
Remedy 2: Take ½ cup of warm water, to it add 4 tablespoons of vinegar, and mix them well. Soak your nails in it for 15-20 minutes and after that wash with clean water. Dry your nails just after it don’t let them stay moist for long, as moisture enhances fungal growth. Do this twice daily.