Nail fungus is infection that cause changes in toenails. It is also known as fungal infection. In the first time it begin as a white or yellow spot on the toenail. It goes deeper over time and lead to nail discoloration, thickening and crumbling of the toenail edges.
Fungal infection mainly occurs in feet, because they are mostly warm and moist, which is ideal for fungal growth.
This infection can be very easy transmitted to another person through a simple contact.
Luckily, there are some home remedies which can help you to get rid of fungal infection.
It is rich in acidophilus which are good bacterias. They are very effective in eliminating bad bacteria in the toes and nails. Also, yogurt contains some microorganisms which have ability to destroy fungal infections. You need to soak your feet in yogurt and rub it gently. Then, wait the yogurt to dry and wash your feet with warm water.
It is very often use as natural remedy for different diseases and infections. You can prepare mixture of water and baking soda with ratio 1:3. You need to wipe the solution inside your shoes and allow it to dry out.
You can also prepare a mixture of 100ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide and 1 liter of distilled water. Just soak your feet in the mixture for 20 minutes. It will help you to get rid of feet infection and prevent their spreading. You need to repeat this procedure every day, until the infection gone.
With his absorbent properties, corn starch is very effective against bacteria and fungi. It will absorb the moisture from your feet with the existing fungi. Mix half a teaspoon of corn starch with water and place the mixture in a preheated oven at 220° C until it turns dark. When it is done, you need to apply the mixture directly on your feet for about a minute. Then, rinse it off with water.