- The Secret of Essential Oils
for Nail Fungus
BY: Paolo Basauri
People have always wanted to
get rid of nail fungus. As you may know, this is a very embarrassing
condition that a lot of people in the world have, and this triggers
the advance on knowledge for treatments, both medical and alternative.
Medicine treats the condition through chemical formulas that
a lot of people reject, because they come with side effects that
can be pretty serious, including liver damage. Alternative medicine,
seeks the other way, trying to find natural cures, and one of
those cures involve the use of powerful essential oils.
The Oregano Oil
is the essential oil preferred as a treatment for
nail fungus. It is a topical application, although some specialists
may find necessary oral ingestion to fight the fungus from within
(this oral ingestion must be properly controlled by a specialist).
Oregano Oil has a powerful penetrating power and this makes it
excellent for battling nail fungus that spreads under the nail
To use oregano oil
for nail fungus, you must adhere to a strict daily habit of rubbing
it on the affected nails. Do not miss a day! If you put oregano
oil one day, and then the other day you forget, you are doing
little to help the condition of the nail improve. Remember that
fungus spreads easily and quick.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil comes
from an Australian plant called Tea Tree. It contains a powerful
substance called terpinen-4-ol. This substance has been proved
by scientific research to have antibacterial, antifungal and
antiviral properties. As the oregano oil, tea tree oil has also
powerful penetration power to act ton the nail bed, but unlike
oregano oil, oral ingestion is not safe. The directions for use
are the same, with same warning of not avoiding a single day.
Both essential oils
are easy to use, freely available, and a lot cheaper than a medical
treatment using prescribed medications such as Terbinafine or
Sporanox. However, you must always consult with a doctor first
that can help you through this natural treatment, and can answer
your questions along the way to a healthy nail. Remember that
this is all about your health and auto-medication can sometimes