Home Remedies for Fingernail Fungus

Fingernail fungus has become quite common these days because people move mostly in the humid places, do’s house work, cleaning etc. By this our nails get affected to the fungus. They are many ways to have our nails free from fungus. We have a saying that precaution is better than cure- if we take proper care of our nails we can have fungus free nails.

Also read : Fingernail Fungus Causes

Home Remedies for Fingernail Fungus

We see many people visiting doctor to get treatment but they are some cases where we can take proper care at our home with our daily groceries. Let us see few:

#1. Apple Cider Vinegar Take one table spoon of apple cider vinegar and one cup water in a bottle. Select bottle that can be used to spray. Shake it and spray it on the fingernails and under toenails every night and morning. It helps our fingernails and toenails clear and attractive.

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#2. Take table salt and olive oil mix the two ingredients till the olive oil is dissolved by the salt. Drop a little on every infected nail twice a day and let the medicinal begin.

#3. Take one quarter cap of Clorox Bleach and put into a small bowl and then add 6 to 8 drops of warm water into it. Then soak fingers in that solution for 3 to 5 minutes. Be extra careful not to squish bleach water onto the cloth. Later wash the fingers and hands carefully, and then throw away the bleach water down the drain. When we are trying this we have to be careful about the bleach because some people have the allergy of bleach.

#4. Put the fingernails neat and cover them with the gloves whenever you do the gardening work, kitchen work etc.

#5. Keeping nail short helps in preventing from the microorganisms.

#6. Vicks is also a best solution for the home remedy for nail fungus, apply little amount of the Vicks to the nails because it contains natural antifungal.

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#7. Apply Tea Tree Oil on the fingernail and the toenail and leave it for 15 minutes. Use this 3 times a day.

#8. Salt water also helps in reducing the fungus, soak your fingernail for 5-10 minutes and clean it with the towel because never put the hand wet.

#9. Listerine is another remedy for the fungus free nail. Try it daily once it helps to clear the fungus from the nails. If you do it continuously the result can be seen in 6-7 days.


  1. […] Weak and brittle nails can be a sign of underlying health issues or it is usually a result of a lack of right kind nail care. Nutritional efficiency, as well as nail infections is one of the most stipulations that can take a toll for your finger and toenails. Like hair, the situation of the nails too mirrors our health and general neatly-being. On the other hand, many of us can get weak and brittle nails and not using underlying health problems. In such instances, factors like, overexposure to water, cleaning dishes every day, along with the use of the palms to scrub garments will also be some of the conceivable purposes of brittle fingernail. […]

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