Home Remedies For Toenail Fungus

Toenail Fungus Toe Fungus is alternatively known as Onychomychosis to be observed very commonly in both men and women. If the toe nail swells, turns yellowish, churns out unbearable pain or seems to crumb, you have a sore toe nail already.

This is basically a skin infection triggered by wearing synthetic socks and to name some internal problems, absurd PH level of the skin and a poor immune system or if your skin sucks a lot of moisture, sweat, and not the least you’re Diabetic.

Be utmost cautious hygiene wise to avoid Toe nail fungus. This problem may result in the loss of the toe nail completely, forget cracking or swelling. Here are a few home remedies that can help you:

Effective Home Remedies For Toenail Fungus

Tea Tree Oil

This one fights with the demons of fungus having contents of fungicide. It is also known to eradicate the infections killing the bacteria and germs.

Tea Tree Oil

Dab a tooth brush onto tea tree oil and apply on the sore nail, you are suggested to dilute the tea tree oil with Olive or Thyme oil before the application.

Baking Soda

This is also an antiseptic that cuts on the bacteria and germs to cure the infections. Mix four cups of water in half a cup baking soda and seal it with adding white vinegar. Soak the affected nail in vinegar for a few minutes followed by application of the baking soda mixture with a cotton ball. This will see positive results soonest.

Orange Oil

This is antifungal and highly recommended for Toe nail fungus. Add some grape or seed oil along to dilute the orange oil and apply over the affected area with the help of a dropper. It is better to apply in some other area to check whether there is no irritation before applying to the affected area.

White Vinegar

White Vinegar

Mix it with warm water in 2:1 ratio (2-water, 1-vinegar). Soak the sore nail into the solution to get the antifungal properties active to kill the bacteria and germs. You will see the fungus is gone very soon.


Garlic is high on anti-fungal properties having contents of allicin. There is Garlic oil to seen in the market. Better, if you dilute the Garlic oil with White Vinegar to render a stronger result. Apply this mixture encircling the toe nails and cover the nails with elastic bandage. This mixture begets the fungus to death and within a few hours you’re likely to see the results.

Olive Oil

Mix some Olive oil with crashed Garlic cloves and apply with a cotton ball onto the affected area. Olive oil also has fungus killing properties and daily application of the aforesaid mixture will surely get you rid of the fungus you’ve grown.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is rich in anti-fungal properties because it contains citric acid which is very harsh on bacteria and germs. Take freshly squeezed lemon juice to apply over the affected area.

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Let it soak for ten minutes before rinsing it off. You can also dilute the Lemon juice with Olive oil and apply for yet a better result.

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