01/8These DIY methods are highly effective in treating fungal infections

These DIY methods are highly effective in treating fungal infections

Fungal infections are gross, but with more than a billion people affected by it at a time, they are extremely common. So if you notice a white patch between your toes or your fingers, you should get it checked, instead of being embarrassed about it. Fungal infections are not the most serious of health issues, but if left unattended can be quite fatal for your health. If you’re dealing with a mild to moderate fungal infection, ahead are some natural remedies that will help you out!

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02/8Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is famous for its antifungal properties which is also why it can easily kill a range of yeasts and fungi. However, you must remember that tea tree oil cannot be used on its own and that it needs to be added to a carrier oil like coconut oil in the ratio of a few drops of tea tree oil to one ounce of coconut oil.

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03/8Yoghurt

Yoghurt

Of course, we mean natural unsweetened yoghurt and not the ones that are infused with artificial flavours. All you need to do is scoop up some yoghurt and apply it to the area where you have the infection and then leave it on for a few hours before washing it off.

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04/8Oregano Oil

Oregano Oil

Oregano oil contains two potent antifungals: thymol and carvacrol. Mix 3-5 drops of oregano oil with 1 ounce of sweet almond oil, warmed coconut oil, or olive oil. Apply this mixture to irritated skin for best results.

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05/8Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

You will need 1-2 teaspoons of organic coconut oil. Apply coconut oil to the affected area. Leave it on for 30-40 minutes. You could either rinse it off or let it dry on its own. Coconut oil is antifungal and can help treat fungal infections, especially the ones caused by Candida

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06/8Garlic

Garlic

1.For this, you need 2-3 cloves of garlic and 2-3 teaspoons of organic coconut oil. Mince the cloves of garlic and add it to the coconut oil. Heat the mixture over low flame for 4-5 minutes. Allow the mixture to cool and strain the oil. Apply the oil to the affected area. Leave it only 30-40 minutes.

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07/8Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

For this you will need just a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and ½ cup of water. Add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to half a cup of water. Mix well and dip a cotton ball into the mixture. Apply the soaked cotton ball to the affected area. Leave it on for 20-30 minutes before rinsing it off with plain water.

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08/8Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Take some freshly extracted aloe gel and apply it to the affected area. Leave it on for 20-30 minutes and rinse it off.

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