tea tree oil ?
where do you find that ?
WHAT OTHER THINGS WORK ?
i heard Listerine works to soak ur feet in it lol is it true tho ?
WHAT ELSE ????????????
plez help =]
I heard from a PA I worked under that the best cure was soaking your feet in apple cider vinegar nightly. he said it came from the Dept of Podiatry. I trust the PA, but I've never heard the treatment anywhere else. if I ever had it though, this is what I would be doing.
You can buy tea tree oil at the health food store or walmart. I got this remedy from a naturepath and used it on my husband after anti-fungal did not work (they are also very hard on the body). Vicks VapoRub, put on a q-tip and apply only to the nails, morning and night is best, but at least once a day. this is not a quick cure but as the nail grows out you will see the fungus is not among us any more. this works!
Your on the right track for all those home remedies.
You can probably get the tea tree oil at a health food store, maybe even a drug store.
As for the toe fungus. I lived in Hawaii and because of the tropics its really rampant there. I used the AMBER Listerine and vinegar solution. I soak it in a 50/50 parts, like 4 cups Listerine/4 cups Vinegar. Soak for about an hour 3 times a week and it should be gone in about a month. It's the mixture of both that kills the fungus.
You can go to www.peoplespharmacy.com for other remedies but I can only vouch for the Listerine. People will tell you it dries out the skin but take a shower after and apply a really good lotion. I use Vaseline Renewal in a purple bottle. It's the best I can find and love the stuff. It's getting harder and harder to find. I fear they'll stop making it. Hope it works.
Nothing really works like going to dr and getting a prescription for an oral anti-fungal. the home remedies will fail. it's hard to kill that stuff!
Personally, I've tried a lot of different stuff over the years. I had dealt with the combo nail fungus and athletes foot for almost 20 years. One "free" thing that did help a lot was vinegar.
It didn't help much with the nail fungus but it completely stopped the athlete's foot that I was also suffering from.
For the fungus I tried a lot of different things, including over the counter treatments, vinegar, bleach, tea tree oil, vicks and lavendar oil. Some of them did make a little difference but none of them completely killed the fungus.
I also tried lamisil which worked for a while then after a couple of months I had a relapse of the nail fungus. The scary thing with the lamisil is the possible health issues you can face as a result of using it, the doctor had me take a test to make sure my liver wasn't prone to problems before he'd give me the lamisil… gulp!
In the end what finally fixed my loong term problem with nail fungus was Zeta Clear. I think what also helped is that I made it a part of my daily ritual to use it.
Another thing that I did that probably helped was throw out my old shoes. I have heard that the fungus can live in your shoes and return after treatment. So to avoid a relapse I made sure to get new shoes and throw out the old ones.
Best of Luck!
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