Nail Fungus is an infection that is common to everybody even to kids and elderly. This problem can be hard to cure as the fungus is set underneath the nail bed, which is very hard to reach. It is very interesting to know that there are available Nail Fungus “medications” that are not expensive and are available in our homes. Please note that these treatments are not recommended by doctors and no strong evidence can prove that these nail fungus treatment works.
- Urine. Some people have already used using urine to solve their problem with nail fungus because of its anti-fungal properties. Some testimonials say that just after few weeks for soaking the infected area to their own urine, it cleared up.
- Baking Soda. This chemical is known to many uses especially in our household. But many people have already tried the magic of baking soda in nail fungus treatment and they can attest that it works. A paste of baking soda is applied onto the affected nails and kept for few minutes before rinsing thoroughly. This is done once or twice a day for faster result.
- Vicks Vaporub. This is a well known home treatment for fungus. They say that the chemical composition in Vicks Vaporub is a very good agent to kill the fungus. This is applied to infected nails before bedtime and kept until morning.
- Listerine. This is a very popular brand of mouthwash and many have already used this to cure their nail fungus. This is done by soaking the nails in Listerine (sometimes with vinegar) for few minutes. Results are seen just after a week after doing this procedure every day.
- Bleach. This is known as a disinfectant and cleaner for household use. However, there are some who have already tried the power of bleach in nail fungus treatment. Diluted solution is used to clear the fungus. However, although many people has proved that this is a solution to the infection but many people also has attested that this is just a myth and rather just make the condition worse.
- Garlic. They say that garlic also has properties that can solve the nail infection because it is a natural anti-fungal. Some recommend this especially to the area that is hard to reach. They usually crush the garlic and apply onto the affected nail. However, some who have tried it also say that it is not a cure but just causes pain.
- Lemon Juice. Many have already tried soaking the nail fungus in a Lemon Juice mixture. Because it is a natural acid, it is said to work better as a nail fungus treatment.
These sample unusual and sometimes weird nail fungus treatments are not prescribed by doctors and are used by many because nail fungus is not a very serious infection. But, although not serious, treatment can be time consuming and may just cause disappointment if not proper medication is applied. It is still recommended to consult a doctor as soon as any of the symptoms are noticed.