Understanding Vinegar cure method for toe nail fungus
Vinegar cure method for toe nail fungus is one of the best ways towards home remedies. Treating toe nail fungus by vinegar cure method is an effective step, since it is safe and has no side effects, compared to the conventional method. Vinegar basically makes the toe nail bed more alkaline which stops the growth of the fungus.
Some of you may consider vinegar cure as a silly way to deal with a fungus. But this is not true. Vinegar changes the pH level of the skin and thus makes it difficult for the fungus to grow. Home remedy used for treating of toe nail fungus works in two way step process. 1) It kills the fungus. 2) It protects the growth of the new nail from becoming re-infected.
Vinegar is a popular home remedy for toenail fungus and it has been used for medical purpose since ages. Vinegar is acidic in nature and the fungus that infects nails do not like acid environment. Thus vinegar is daily applied to the effected toe and thus prevents the fungal growth. Finally a new nail starts growing normally. There are various types of vinegar which helps in curing toe nail fungus. This includes white vinegar or apple cider vinegar, malt vinegar, wine vinegar, fruit vinegar, balsamic vinegar, rice vinegar, coconut vinegar, cane vinegar, raisin vinegar, beer vinegar, honey vinegar and Chinese black vinegar.
White vinegar or apple cider vinegar is the cheapest treatment used to eradicate toe nail fungus. Apple cider vinegar, when combined with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) can be used to reduce the inflammation and the pain associated due to the toe nail fungal infection. The method for curing toe nail fungus with white vinegar is as follows:
1) Add 50% water and 50% vinegar into a basin. The entire solution must be enough to completely cover your toe nails when your feet are plunged into the basin.
2) Keep your feet soaked into the solution for at least 30 minutes.
3) It is recommended to have 3 baths a day (morning, noon and evening)
Remember to follow the above three steps on a daily basis, until the problem is finally gone. Some people have also tried another technique of using vinegar, by applying vinegar- soaked bandage which is worn for the entire day. You must remember to dry your feet very thoroughly after the soaking method is completed and see that the vinegar used in the basis is refreshed regularly.
The acidity content of vinegar relieves the itching sensation and also repairs the pH balance. This helps to fight the fungi which are responsible for the toe nail fungus. This vinegar cure method for toenail fungus is time consuming and takes few months to be fully cured. However, it is important to continue treatment for full duration, without missing any of the days, while the treatment for toe nail fungus is going on. I certainly recommend vinegar for toe nail fungus treatment and it is the best home remedy for curing toe nail fungus.