Most often in summer, our feet sweat and that increases the probability of developing fungal infections in the area surrounding the toes. Therefore, it is recommended to walk barefoot as much as possible. Moreover, you need to take care of the hygiene of the feet and avoid nylon socks as well as shoes with synthetic insoles.
However, if you experience problems with fungal infections, there are extremely efficient natural treatments. You only need to soak your feet in:
Yogurt is a great cure for foot infections that develop in the area between the nails and toes, as it contains live bacteria- acidophilus. Yogurt contains “friendly” microorganisms which destroy fungal infections. Also, besides soaking your feet in yogurt, you can simply rub yogurt all over them and leave the yogurt to dry. Then, just wash off with cold water.
In case you have to wear closed shoes, destroy all the potential bacteria in them by making a refreshing combination of cold water and sodium bicarbonate (1:3). Apply the combination regularly and allow it to air dry.
If you soak your feet in a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and water, you can kill unpleasant fungal infections and prevent them from spreading. Namely, this compound is an ideal tool for destroying bacteria and fungi. You simply need to add around 100 milliliters of 3% pharmaceutical grade hydrogen peroxide in one liter of distilled water and soak your feet for 20 minutes every morning and.
Starch is a great ingredient in different kinds of pastes that prevent the appearance of unpleasant bacteria and fungi since it is amazing in absorbing the moisture. Mix half a teaspoon of corn starch with a little bit of warm water. Set the oven to 220 degrees and keep the mixture in the oven until it darkens. Wash and dry your feet, and then rub this mixture onto them, leave it for 1 minute and then wash the mixture off with warm water.