Treatment of fungal toenails folk remedies - safe medicine - Methods

October 17, 2014

  • Treatment of fungal toenails folk remedies - Safe Medicine
  • Methods

 treatment of fungal toenails traditional methods

Treatment of fungal toenails traditional methods

Propolis tincture - an effective anti-microbial agent that helps fight various pathogens including fungus. One or two times a day, apply alcohol tincture of propolis on the nail plate, under it, and the skin around it.



Onion is almost the same effective means against nail fungus, as well as garlic Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea
 . Rub half of a medium-sized onion on a fine grater or chop it in a blender. Apply gruel on the infected nails and skin around them, and leave it for 20-30 minutes; then rinse feet with warm water and wipe them dry. In the same way, you can use onion juice. In addition, for the treatment of onychomycosis, you can use a mixture of onion and garlic juice - is a means of very effective, but in people with sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
   it can cause severe irritation.


Apple vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is struggling with nail fungus on his feet almost as effectively as white vinegar, but it is softer and gentler means. Mix water with apple cider vinegar in a ratio of 1: 1 (if there are signs of skin irritation, can then be added to the water less vinegar), and keep your feet for half an hour in the water. Then the towel dry the space between the foot and the toes. Do these baths every day, and after two or three weeks you will see a significant improvement.

With apple vinegar can also be prepared effective exfoliator, which is used for the treatment and prevention of fungal infections; In addition, it will make the skin of the feet smoother and softer. Mix a few tablespoons rice meal with apple cider vinegar to a thick smooth paste. Use this paste as a scrub: Apply it on the skin massage, and carefully rub the fingers, nails which are infected with the fungus. Leave the paste on the skin for fifteen to twenty minutes and then wash it off with cool water.


Lavender essential oil

The composition of this oil is widely used in aromatherapy and cosmetic industry includes chemical compounds that can fight fungal infections and to prevent irritation and inflammation of the skin. Mix lavender essential oil The healing properties of lavender - not only pleasant aroma  The healing properties of lavender - not only pleasant aroma
   and tea tree oil Tea tree oil  Tea tree oil
   in a ratio of 1: 1 or 2: 1, and gently heat the oil in a water bath (oil blend should be warm, but not burn). Using a cotton swab, apply oil under the protruding part of the nail and the skin around it. Do this two or three times a day for at least three weeks. Be sure to apply oil on your nails before bed and wear thick wool or cotton socks to increase the effectiveness of treatment.


Oil of Oregano

Oil of oregano is not only anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial, anti-viral and analgesic properties. For the treatment of onychomycosis, this oil is used together with extra virgin olive oil. In a clean teaspoon, mix two drops of oil (or more - if the fungus hit two or more toenails), and then using a pipette or a cotton swab, apply this mixture on the skin around the nails, and under the nails. Use this tool at least once a day for three weeks.


Lemon juice

Lemon juice has many useful properties, including, it contains substances having antifungal activity. Just apply fresh lemon juice on the infected nails in the surrounding areas of the skin, and under the tip of the nail plate. Ten minutes later, the juice can be washed away, but if it does not cause skin irritation, this is not required. As a rule, the result is noticeable, not earlier than one month after the start of treatment.

Furthermore, the lemon juice can be mixed with olive oil in a ratio of 1: 1, and this mixture was used for massaging the feet. This tool is well softens the knife, but it is struggling with a fungal infection more slowly than pure lemon juice.



Since even after successful treatment there is a high risk of recurrence of fungal infections is necessary to take measures to prevent re-infection.

Once you get rid of the fungus should be treated with all my shoes (including home slippers) antifungal spray. It can also be occasionally used to prevent infections of the nails on your feet.

  • Regularly wash your feet, and immediately after washing, wipe them with a towel. The fungus loves warm, moist places, and the space under the nails, if there is enough moisture, suits him perfectly.
  • Wear appropriate socks. If your work is not associated with high levels of physical activity, you will approach the socks made of cotton. However, those involved in manual labor or a lot of training, it is better to choose socks made from synthetic fabrics which do not absorb moisture, and it is removed from the skin and thus themselves remain dry for a long time. If you sweat heavily, it is recommended to change the wear two or three times a day.
  • Do not cut the skin around the nail - damaging it, you can create more favorable conditions for the growth of the fungus.
  • Do not go barefoot in public swimming pools, showers and locker rooms. In addition, before a visit to these places it is recommended as a preventive measure applied to the foot antifungal agents.
  • Wash your nail clippers, nail files and other tools that you use for nail care, after each use.

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Calendula tincture: Health and Beauty - Face

October 14, 2013

  • Calendula tincture: for health and beauty
  • Application
  • For face
  • From acne

 Calendula tincture Face

Calendula tincture Face

Calendula tincture is used for cosmetic purposes. Speaking of facial rejuvenation treatments using herbs, calendula can rightly be considered the number one herb. First, the blood supply is reduced with age, and calendula on the skin, helping the formation of new blood vessels. Second, it contains pigments, carotenoids and lutein, an antioxidant effect which is directed at fighting free radicals. Finally, studies have shown that marigold stimulates collagen synthesis and cell regeneration that makes skin look younger.

Calendula has the property to soften the skin. Calendula tincture can be added to the water, making steam bath for the face.

 For the face | Calendula tincture: for health and beauty

How to apply

Rubbing the face with tincture of calendula, can reduce facial pores, reduce sebum secretion and fight acne and pimples.

For sensitive, irritated skin effectively use tincture of calendula mixed with potato starch to the consistency of jelly. Mix, put on the face for twenty minutes, then rinse with water.

To remove freckles can use calendula tincture, mix it in equal amounts of lemon juice or the juice of berries. Rub into the skin twice daily.

Calendula is known for its ability to rid of acne by reducing inflammation and redness. It is necessary to lubricate the pimples before sleeping calendula tincture Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . You can make a mask with calendula tincture: in a glass of warm water mix a tablespoon of liqueur. Moisten the warm solution linen napkin, folded in two layers, put on face. When the cloth cools, wet it again and gently squeeze. Duration of treatment - twenty minutes.
  Calendula tincture can be lubricated with mosquito bites. This will help relieve swelling and reduce inflammation.
  For oily and porous skin is useful to add to the broth calendula tincture of chamomile, St. John's wort, sage Sage - cvyaschennaya grass  Sage - cvyaschennaya grass
   or wormwood. Wash this mixture morning and evening.

Eruptions on the face with herpes can be cleaned with calendula tincture several times a day.
  It is ideal for dry, dehydrated, irritated and sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
 As marigold has moisturizing properties.

 For the face | Calendula tincture: for health and beauty


Due to the presence of carotenoids in its chemical composition, it has re-epithelialization properties, making it ideal for wound healing and to fight the signs of aging.

Before applying tincture of calendula, like any other plant resources necessary to consult with your doctor during pregnancy, lactation Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!  Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
 And during use of any drugs. In the case of an allergic reaction the use of calendula tincture should be discontinued.