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How To Get Rid Of Toenail Fungus In 1 Minute

November 7, 2019


Toenail fungus, also called onychomycosis,
is a common fungal infection of your toenail. The most noticeable symptom is a white, brown,
or yellow discoloration of one or more of your toenails. It may spread and cause the nails to thicken
or crack. Sandal season or not, toenail fungus typically
isn’t what you want to see when you look at your feet. Luckily there are many treatments you can
try. Prescription oral antifungals such as terbinafine
or fluconazole are traditionally used to treat toenail fungus. These treatments are often effective, but
they may cause serious side effects ranging from upset stomach and dizziness to severe
skin problems and jaundice. This may be why many people try home remedies
instead. In this video we share our top tips for curing
toenail fungus, we’ve also included links in the description to any remedies mentioned,
so make sure you check those out. At number 1 is Vicks VapoRub
Vicks VapoRub is a topical ointment. Although designed for cough suppression, its
active ingredients, camphor and eucalyptus oil, may help treat toenail fungus. A 2011 study found Vicks VapoRub had a “positive
clinical effect” in the treatment of toenail fungus. To use, apply a small amount of Vicks VapoRub
to the affected area at least once a day. At number 2 is Snakeroot extract
Snakeroot extract is an antifungal made from plants in the sunflower family. A 2008 study showed that the remedy is as
effective against toenail fungus as the prescription antifungal medicine ciclopirox. For the study, snakeroot extract was applied
to the affected area every third day for the first month, twice a week for the second month,
and once a week for the third month. You can find snakeroot extract online. At number 3 is Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil, also called melaleuca, is an essential oil with antifungal and antiseptic
abilities. According to the National Center for Complementary
and Integrative Health, some small-scale clinical studies showed that tea tree oil might be
effective against toenail fungus. To use, paint the tea tree oil directly onto
the affected nail twice daily with a cotton swab. Find therapeutic-grade tea tree oil here. At number 4 is Oregano oil. Oregano oil contains thymol. According to a 2016 review, thymol has antifungal
and antibacterial properties. To treat toenail fungus, apply oregano oil
to the affected nail twice daily with a cotton swab. Some people use oregano oil and tea tree oil
together. Both products are potent and may cause irritation
or allergic reaction. Combining them may increase this risk. You can also find oregano oil online. At number 5 is Olive leaf extract. An active substance in olive leaf extract,
oleuropein, is thought to have antifungal, antimicrobial, and immune-boosting abilities. You can apply olive leaf salve directly to
nail fungus or ingest in capsule form. According to this review, taking one to three
olive leaf capsules with meals twice daily is more effective than olive leaf salve in
treating toenail fungus. Drink plenty of water throughout this treatment. Find olive leaf extract capsules or oil online. At number 6 is Ozonized oils. Ozonized oils such as olive oil and sunflower
oil are “injected” with ozone gas. According to a 2011 studyTrusted Source, this
type of ozone exposure in low concentrations for a short duration can then inactivate many
organisms such as fungi, yeast, and bacteria. Another study found ozonized sunflower oil
was more effective in treating toenail fungus than the prescription topical antifungal,
ketoconazole (Xolegel). To treat toenail fungus with ozonized oil,
work the oil into the affected toenail twice a day. At number 7 is Vinegar. Only anecdotal evidence exists supporting
vinegar as a treatment for toenail fungus. Still, it’s a reasonably safe home remedy
to try. To use, soak the affected foot in one part
vinegar to two parts warm water for up to 20 minutes daily. At number 8 is Listerine. Listerine contains ingredients such as menthol,
thymol, and eucalyptus, which have antibacterial and antifungal properties. This may be why it’s a popular folk remedy
for toenail fungus. Supporters of the treatment recommend soaking
the affected foot in a basin of amber-colored Listerine for 30 minutes daily. At number 9 is Garlic. A 2009 review found that garlic has some antifungal
and antimicrobial capabilities. You may treat toenail fungus with garlic by
placing chopped or crushed garlic cloves on the affected area for 30 minutes daily. It may be better, and less smelly, to treat
it from the inside out with garlic capsules. Take as directed by the manufacturer. 10. Change your diet
The link between diet and health is clear. The healthier the foods you eat, the better
chance your body has to fight off conditions such as toenail fungus. Give your body the nutrients it needs by eating:
• probiotic-rich yogurt • enough protein to support nail regrowth
• enough iron to prevent brittle nails • a diet rich in essential fatty acids
• foods rich in calcium and vitamin D, such as low-fat dairy products
So that sums up our top tips for curing toenail fungus we hope we helped. If you have any tips of your own leave them
in the comments and drop a like on the video. Until next time have a great day.

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