Any body part can be affected by a fungal infection. It thrives in warm environments, causing them naturally reproduce very quickly.
According to the medical experts, fungal infection affects more toenails than fingernails as the feet spend a lot of time in the shoes and socks where they are in wet and warm environment.
Luckily, there are natural treatments which can help you get rid of fungal infections on your toes.
- Yogurt – it is packed with acidophilus, making the yogurt a powerful remedy for infections which develop on the foot and nails. Soak your feet in it, or pour it over your feet, letting them dry. Once it dries wash your feet in cold water.
- Hydrogen peroxide – it is amazing for treating fungal infections, so soak your feet in a mixture of cold water and hydrogen peroxide to kill undesirable fungal infections and prevent it from spreading.
- Baking soda – it is very useful in the treatment of health issues, so make a mixture of baking soda and cold water in ratio 3:1 and apply it on your shoes letting them dry outside. It will destroy any bacteria in your shoes. You may also apply it on your feet directly.