Skin is the largest organ in the human body. It’s a fact that surprises a lot of people. However, there are a lot of factors which can disturb the well being and quality of the skin. These range from environmental ones to personal care issues as well. One such skin problem is a fungal infection. It can be extremely uncomfortable to live with it as it causes itching and skin damage. Here are natural remedies which you can use in order to get rid of the fungus and get skin that is healthy and smooth…

5 Home Remedies For Skin Fungus That Actually Work
5 Home Remedies For Skin Fungus That Actually Work

Tea Tree And Olive Oil For Skin Fungus

Things you will need:

 Tea Tree Oil  2 tbsp
 Olive Oil  1/2 Cup

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add 2 tbsp of tea tree oil in half a cup of olive oil.
  2. Mix both the ingredients really well.
  3. Begin by dipping a cotton ball in it.
  4. Now, apply this mix onto the area where you see the fungus build-up.
  5. Let the skin absorb it. Don’t rinse.

Use this remedy 2 times in a day for 1 week.

Tea tree oil contains anti-fungal properties which directly attacks the micro-organisms that cause the fungal infection. Olive oil ensures that there is no itching and skin remains hydrated.

Yoghurt Treatment For Fungus

Things you will need:

 Yoghurt  2-3 tbsp
 Cotton ball  1

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and add 2-3 tbsp of yoghurt in it.
  2. Use a spoon in order to whip it into a runny concoction.
  3. Clean the area where you spot the fungus and pat the skin dry.
  4. Dip 1 cotton ball into the yoghurt concoction and apply it directly onto your fungus.
  5. Leave it on for half an hour and rinse it off using warm water.
  6. Pat the skin dry.

Use this remedy twice in a week for best results.

Yoghurt contains probiotics which helps in working on the fungus and treating it from the roots. It also helps in cooling the area which contributes in avoiding irritation and itching.

Clove And Olive Oil

Things you will need:

 Cloves  2
 Olive Oil  5-6 drops
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Procedure:

  1. Take 2 cloves, peel it and crush it using a mortar and pestle.
  2. Add 5-6 drops of olive oil in it and mix them well.
  3. Apply this paste onto the fungus and leave it on for 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using cold water and pat the skin dry.

Use this paste twice every day for best results.

Cloves contain anti-fungal properties which helps in cleaning the area and killing the germs that cause the infection in the first place. Olive oil helps in nourishing and moisturizing the skin whilst keeping the irritation, itching and redness away.

Epsom Salt Treatment

Things you will need:

 Epsom Salt  1/4th Cup
 Water  As required

Procedure:

  1. Tale a bowl, add 1/4th cup of Epsom salt in it.
  2. Now, add enough water to make a grainy paste out of it.
  3. Apply this onto your fungal-infected area and leave it on for 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using cold water and pat the skin dry.

Use the epsom treatment for 3 times in a day for best results.

Epsom salt is perfect for wounds and infections. Using this multiple times helps in cleansing the area and taking the infection out. Epsom salt also helps in softening the area while cleansing the impurities.

Oregano Oil Treatment

Things you will need:

 Oregano Oil  3 drops
 Water  Small Glass

Procedure:

  1. Take a glass and fill it with water.
  2. Add 3 drops of oregano oil to it and stir well in order to mix it.
  3. Let it sit for a couple of minutes and drink this mix-up.

Drink this preferrably on an empty stomach, everyday.

Oregano oil might not directly work on the fungus but drinking it everyday will help in preventing any sort of fungus from occuring on the body. It also helps in strengthening the body.

Listerine And Vinegar Treatment

Things you will need:

 Listerine  1 Tsp
 White Vinegar  1 Tsp
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Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add 1 Tsp of Listerine and 1 Tsp of vinegar to it.
  2. Stir well in order to mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Dip a cotton ball into this mix and squeeze in order to remove the excess.
  4. Apply it directly onto the infected skin and leave it on till it dries.
  5. Rinse it off using cold water.

Do this every day for best results.

Both lesterine and vinegar helps in killing the micro-organisms that causes infecrtion in the first place.

Witch Hazel And Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment

Things you will need:

 Witch Hazel  1/2 Tsp
 Apple Cider Vinegar  1/4th Tsp
 Distilled Water  1/4th Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add 1/2 Tsp witch hazel, 1/4th Tsp of apple cider vinegar and 1/4th Tsp of distilled water.
  2. Mix well in order to mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Clean the area by using a mild cleanser and pat the skin dry.
  4. Dip a cotton ball into the solution and squeeze the excess out.
  5. Apply this onto your fungal infection and leave it on overnight.
  6. Rinse it off in the morning and pat the skin dry.

Repeat using this treatment every single day for best results.

Witch Hazel and apple cider vinegar both contains properties which helps in working on the micro-organisms infecting the skin and improving the skin quality.

Apple Cider Vinegar For Nail Fungus

Things you will need:

 Apple Cider Vinegar  1/2 Cup
 Water  1/2 Cup

Procedure:

  1. Take a big container, add 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar and 1/2 cup of water in it.
  2. Stir well in order to mix them together.
  3. Dip your feet into it and leave it for 30 minutes.
  4. Once done, take your feet off and rinse it using cold water.
  5. Dry your feet.

Repeat this every single day for best results.

Apple cider vinegar is known to help in treating the fungal infections. It also ensures that the area is supremely clean and away from impurities.


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Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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