Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Toenail Fungus - Natural Remedies For Toenail Fungus Treatment

Toenail fungus affects millions of americans every year. Often considered relegated to athletes or those with work responsibilities leading to hot or tired feet, toenail fungus can eat away at keratin nail cells leaving them yellow, stained or degenerated. Additionally, toenail fungus, if left untreated, can lead to painful open wounds, infection, bacteria and nail or skin deformaties.
Though many home remedies and treatments exist for toenail fungus, products specifically formulated to eliminate fungus and heal the nail and skin remain most popular and effective. For fungus below the nail is it is necessary, active ingredients not only penetratye the nail, but deeper into the epidermis and dermis - even to the subcutaneous layer to completely treat fungus and to keep it from coming back.
Treating toenail fungus
Effective treatment begins with stopping fungus. Many products use or have formulations that include Tolnaftate. Tolnaftate is a botanical extract complex developed to kill fungus and to promote new nail growth. Tolnaftate is often combined with other ingredients such as peppermint and menthol, tea tree oil, and Emu Oil. Emu Oil is a natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and has transdermal properties - meaning that is it well known for pentrating deep into skin layers to help heal and repair. When used in conjunction with other active ingredients, Emu Oil helps carry active ingredients to improve their effectiveness.
Tea Tree oil is also known as an antibacterial and is well suited for killing fungi and bacteria. It is also a natural antioxidant, so it helps heal skin cell membranes that may have been damaged by free-radical scavenging and oxidization. Grape seed oil extract is also an antibacterial and is known as an effective agent to stop the spread of fungus and to help clear nails.
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  1. yes this could be a very serious issue for those people who effected from it and have no care to get rid it.
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  2. These tips and advices are really very much effective for nail infections. Keep it up with sharing such useful information with us.Thanks for the post.