Nail fungus is an awful sight that can also have serious consequences. Removing the fungus is a difficult task, as synthetic drugs are just not efficient, so the fungus settles down and creates bigger problems. However, there is a natural solution that can help you get rid of nail fungus forever, and it contains a couple simple ingredients which can be found in every home – apple cider vinegar and baking soda.
Microorganisms like fungi can only survive in a limited pH range. The ACV is acidic in nature, while the baking soda is a base. Together, this powerful combo disrupts the fungi’s environment, making them unable to survive for long. Here’s a simple method that will remove the nail fungus using these two natural ingredients:
- Apple cider vinegar
- Baking soda
- Warm water
- A basin
Follow the procedure:
Fill the basin with apple cider vinegar enough to submerge your nails in, then soak your feet for twenty minutes. Wipe them dry afterwards, and fill the basin with warm water. Soak your feet in the water for another twenty minutes, then add a cup of baking soda in the basin, leaving your feet to soak for an additional fifteen to twenty minutes. Repeat the procedure as many times as you need on a daily basis.
You need your feet to be dry when performing the treatment, so make sure that they are dry and clean every time you submerge them in the basin. To prevent nail fungus, you should stop wearing shoes that are open near the toes, as the fungi love dark and moist environment. Regular trimming of the nails will surely help, as well as cleaning the nail tips with a brush and some tea tree oil every day.
Use the treatment for a few weeks and the nail fungus will disappear. ACV is useful for many other diseases besides treating nail fungus thanks to its useful properties. There are many brands of ACV on the market, but we recommend the brands that have the “mother” substance floating at the bottom of the bottle. This substance converts the juice to vinegar and provides most of the useful properties of apple cider vinegar.