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superbunny 01-22-2010 08:18 AM

Nail Fungus
My mother had advised that tea tree oil should cure my toenail fungus. Has anyone else had an success with this?

hgtvme 01-23-2010 09:11 PM

Re: Nail Fungus
I tried tea tree oil but did not see any results; however, after several years of experimenting with different natural cures, had the most success with hydrogen peroxide. After bathing/showering, trimming your nails, and cleaning thoroughly underneath your nails: soak a Q-tip swab in hydrogen peroxide and apply liberally (all over) your affected nails, allowing the solution to soak underneath your nails as well. Be sure to allow your toenails to dry before donning socks or shoes and be careful not to get the peroxide on fabric or furniture-application at the bathroom sink works best for me. I also soak my nail trimmers, file, etc. in the peroxide for a few minutes after use. It took about 6 months for my nails to totally clear up, but it worked! I now use several times per week just for prevention. Hope it works for you too. :)

superbunny 01-24-2010 10:39 AM

Re: Nail Fungus
Thanks very much for the tip. I'll try it.

garyv440 01-24-2010 04:12 PM

Re: Nail Fungus
Peroxide may help...but what really helped my was going to a foot doctor who gave me a script for a liquid that I applied daily.
It ws very much like a clear polish but had medication in it.

The oral medication is too hard on the liver...stay away...

It did take a long time, over a year to cure....

Before the doctor I did try Tea Tree oil, peroxide, mouth wash, Vicks, rubbing name it....

Good luck

Kiasmama 01-25-2010 07:11 PM

Re: Nail Fungus
I put Vick's vapor rub on my nail for about a month and a half....fungus was gone.

wtwct 01-27-2010 07:31 PM

Re: Nail Fungus
My mother suggested Vicks also. I used it daily after shower/bath. I have to admit, it worked.

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