5 Fabulous Home Remedies for Toenail Fungus That Actually Work

home remedies for toenail fungus

Toenail fungus is a constant source of embarrassment.

With summer already here, it is more important than ever that we keep toenail fungus in check so that we can show off our beautiful toes.

If you are someone who would rather avoid seeing the doctor, then try these five home remedies for toenail fungus that are proven to work.

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1.) Baking Soda

As a natural cleaning solution, there are some amazing alternative uses for baking soda and beneficial healing properties.

According to Everyday Roots, the alkaline properties that exist in baking soda creates a chemical reaction with the acidic properties found in toenail fungus.

While this reaction will not completely rid your toes of fungus, it will however help to limit or reduce the severity of the condition.

Mix 4 to 5 tablespoons of baking soda with 1 cup of vinegar in a bowl.

Soak your toes in the bowl daily for optimal healing.

2.) Vicks VapoRub

According to WebMD, one of the many Vicks VapoRub uses can help eliminate toenail fungus.

Vicks VapoRub will reduce the intensity of onychomycosis, which is the scientific term for toenail fungus.

Be sure to apply a little bit of Vicks VapoRub daily with a piece of cotton swab.

3.) Apple Cider Vinegar

Top 10 Home Remedies says that one of the main benefits of apple cider vinegar is the high level of acid helps to eliminate bacteria.

Mix 4 to 5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 2 or 3 cups of vinegar and soak your feet in the solution daily.

Plus, mixing apple cider vinegar with coarsely ground rice flour will create a type of paste that, when lathered on to the infected area, can help eliminate your toenail fungus.

4.) Listerine Mouthwash

As we have showed you in the past, there are many uses for Listerine.

Everyone knows it can be used to kill bacteria and other germs in your mouth.

Listerine can also be used to eliminate toenail fungus.

Soaking your feet in this Listerine foot bath for 30 minutes daily can help kill bacteria on your toes.

5.) More Home Remedies

Top 10 Home Remedies offers two more home remedies for getting rid of toenail fungus.

It is recommended to apply a solution of garlic oil and vinegar to the affected area and then place a bandage over it.

You can also eat garlic to help heal the infected area. Instead of garlic, you can also apply lemon juice to the area and watch the toenail fungus clear up.

Plus, lemon juice combined with olive oil is a remedy for softer skin!

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Which of these home remedies for toenail fungus will you try first?

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