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Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Toenail Fungus
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Toe Nail Fungus:

• Toe nail fungus is fungal infection around the toenail
• It is caused by a fungi called dermatophytes
• This fungi feeds on keratin present on our nail surface
• The big and little toes are most common areas to get affected

Symptoms to look for:

• Foul odour
• Pain around the affected area
• Nail turns yellow or brown
• Nail may crumble and fall off

Causes:

• Wearing socks and shoes for long periods of time provides warm and moist environment for growth of the fungi
• Walking barefoot in public places
• Leaving feet damp after bathing or exercising
• Weak immune system

Natural home remedy using turmeric powder:

1. Take 3 tsp turmeric powder
2. Add some water to make a paste
3. Mix well
4. Apply on the affected area
5. Wash off after 30 min
6. Do this 3 times a day

• You can also use ginger or garlic paste in place of turmeric paste as   
   these have anti-microbial properties.

Natural home remedy using potato:

1. Crush a washed and peeled potato
2. Apply the paste on the affected area
3. Leave it overnight
4. Wrap a cloth around the affected area to hold the paste

Natural home remedy using vinegar:

1. Fill a tub with warm water, enough to soak your feet
2. Add 1 cup vinegar
3. Soak feet for 20 min
4. Wipe toenails and toes properly with a dry towel
5. Follow it up by wiping with a soft tissue
6. Do this 2 times everyday

Tips:

• Wash and dry feet thoroughly after using any public showers, spas etc.

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist.  Refer to the terms of use. 
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