Home remedies have been around us forever as a result of people looking for a cure. These are recipes that are passed generation from generation because in most cases they do work. Yes, in most cases. They are based on empirical results, not scientific experiments.
Here are some popular home remedies for nail fungus:
-Soaking the nails on a solution, usually containing chlorine bleach, Listerine mouthwash and/or hydrogen peroxide. This treatment should be applied daily, and with any nail fungus treatment, it takes months to restore the nail.
-Application of Vick Vaporub and essential oils directly on the skin. On all of this treatments if the nail is filed, it will work better. One of the better essential oils for this kind of application is the tea tree oil, commonly found in Australia. There is scientific evidence to this oil's antifungal action, and penetration. Also, as the solution, this home remedy for nail fungus should be applied daily.
-Vinegar. Household vinegar has been reported as a working method to treat nail fungus. You need to direct apply it twice or more a day, daily.
-Pure Oregano Essential Oil. Another essential oil that is very popular because of its properties. This oil is antiseptic, anti fungal and analgesic. A powerful combination for a home treatment.
These are just some of the most known home remedies for nail fungus. You need to keep in mind that they do not work for all people; their effect depends on various factors. I have provided you with the basic information you need on home remedies for nail fungus, this is not meant to replace a visit to the doctors that will help you decide what is better for you. Nail fungus treatments are long and you need professional help to deal with any side effect.
Paolo Basauri, is an expert author who writes for Home Remedies for Nail Fungus
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