Those of you who suffer from yellow toenails are probably suffering from onchomycosis. Onychomycosis is a fungal infection that affects the toenails and causes them to turn yellow, smell, thicken, become brittle or cause other infections such as ingrown toenails. One of the ways you can help treat the fungal infections is using a homemade herbal anti-fungal foot soak that contains herbs with antifungal properties to help kill the fungus and heal the toenails naturally. The ingredients needed to make a homemade herbal anti-fungal foot soak are 10 drops of oregano oil, 15 drops of tea tree oil, 1 cup of aloe juice, 5 drops of cypress oil, 2 drops of geranium oil, 3 cloves of freshly crushed garlic and 1 cup of sea salt.
These natural herbs contain antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties that kill the bacteria and fungus that cause yellow toenails. They also contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help nourish and heal the nails as well. The best way to make the homemade herbal anti-fungal foot soak is to pour all the ingredients directly into a footbath with plant of hot water. Make sure the water is not to hot your burn your feet.
You just want the water hot enough to dissolve the ingredients and help cleanse and relax the feet well. Once the footbath is filled with hot water and the herbal ingredients you will have yourself a lovely anti-fungal foot soak to soak your feet. Next place your feet in the foot soak and soak them as long as possible too really help treat the fungal infection underneath the toenails. After the footbath, it is best to pat the feet dry and rub a little bit of tea tree oil on and under the toenail as best as possible to help treat the fungal infections further using a cotton swab.
You can use the antifungal foot soak as often as possible to help treat the fungal infection underneath the toenails. With constant use of this antifungal foot soak, you should begin to notice the toenails clearing up and becoming less yellow, but it will take some time.
I do hope this homemade herbal anti-fungal foot soak helps some of you treat the fungal infection underneath your toenails naturally, read more from here. I know it worked well for my loved ones and we will continue to use this foot soak to treat other possible fungal infections of the foot in the future. I wish you all the best with keeping your feet and nails healthy and strong.