Essential Oils and Toenail Fungus
The nature has always provided us with a natural way to heal ourselves from the most varied infections and diseases, nail fungus cases are no exception.
In the pursuit of this natural cure for nail fungus, many people resort to essential oils.
What are essential oils?
Essentail Oils are aromatic oils extracted from plants. Their therapeutic uses are widely known from long traditions and confirmed by modern scientific research. Nowadays, the use of essential oils is revitalized by the popularity of homeopathic medicine. Other uses of essential oils are applied to aromatherapy, cosmetics and even flavoring.
Essential Oils as a Toenail Fungus Remedy
Nail fungus infections are tough, but there are two types of essential oils that have the penetrating power and action to get to the fungus and eradicate it from your toes or fingers. These are the Tea Tree Oil, and the Oregano Oil.
Essential oil treatments are to be applied daily, a single day missed, can mean taking several steps back, so keep in mind that discipline and regularity are your keys to sucess.
Tea Tree Oil is extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia, and Australian plant. This oil is a known anti fungal agent and a potent antiseptic, scientific research made mostly in its country of origin have confirmed its properties.
Oregano oil is one of the most effective natural remedies against nail fungus. Since this essential oil is believed to be a fungicide substance, it has been used in many nail fungus products. This is also due to the fact that oregano oil contains antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-parasitical, antiviral, analgesic and antifungal properties. Basically, all these factors add up to a great remedy and destroyer for nail fungus.
As I said earlier, thanks to homeopathic medicine's growning popularity, it is easier to find these products.
Essential oils have always been around us, and much of the knowledge we had about them is being rediscovered. Although if you don’t get a satisfactory result for these natural treatments, you will have to look for other proven options such as oral medication.