Home Remedies

9 Home Remedies For Fungal Infections


Many people suffer from fungal infection and diseases due to the attack of fungus on the body. It causes several types of health problems and discomfort. Taking medical treatment helps in solving this problem. Diet and home remedies can give relief in this problem. An anti-fungal diet helps in fighting fungal infections quite well. Using some anti-fungal foods externally on the skin helps in healing the infection. We will give some tips for fighting fungal infections.

Following Are The 9 Home Remedies For Fungal Infections.

1. Use Coconut Oil

Fungal infection can make the skin dry and flaky. Use coconut oil for fighting this problem. The topical application of the oil helps a lot. For this, apply the oil on affected skin areas. You can also mix the oil with Vitamin E oil and then apply on the skin. It helps in killing fungi.[1]

Coconut Oil

2. Use Garlic

Garlic has very good anti-fungal properties and it is a very effective remedy against fungal infections. Eat garlic daily. Take garlic extract for fighting fungus problem. You can also use garlic externally for fungal infections on the skin. For this, grind garlic in a food processor to get its liquid. Apply the garlic liquid on affected skin areas with the help of cotton.[2]


3. Use Ginger

Ginger has antifungal compounds that help in healing fungal infections. Chop ginger into small pieces and boil it with water. Cook on a slow flame for twenty minutes. Apply the liquid on affected skin areas with fungal infection. Use cotton for applying the ginger liquid on the skin.[3]


4. Use Lemongrass

Lemongrass has anti-fungal properties and it helps in healing fungal infections. For this, make lemongrass tea with the tea bags of lemongrass tea and drink it. Also, compress the tea bags on affected skin areas for a faster healing of the skin.[4]

 Use Lemongrass

5. Use Onions

Onions help in healing fungal infections. For this, you need to take it internally. Extract the juice of onions by grinding it in a food processor. Consume the onion juice for internal healing. Mix the juice with betel juice and apply on skin areas with fungal infections. It will heal the skin.[5]


6. Use Turmeric

Turmeric helps in fighting the problem of fungal infections. Include the spice in your diet by adding turmeric to the foods you eat. Mix water with turmeric oil and apply on skin area with fungal infections. Apply the oil with the help of cotton.


7. Use Olive Oil With Essential Oils

You can use olive oil along with some essential oils for getting relief from fungal infections. The best essential oils for this remedy are Tea Tree oil, Thyme oil, Eucalyptus and Geranium oils. Mix all these oils together and add olive oil to it. The amount of olive oil and essential oils should be equal. Apply the oil mixture on affected skin areas with the help of cotton.[7]

Olive Oil

8. Use Yogurt With Lemon Juice

If there is dandruff in the hair due to fungal infection, use yogurt with lemon juice to heal this problem. Mix both the ingredients together and apply on the scalp with a massaging movement. Wear a shower cap. Wash the hair after half an hour with a shampoo. Both yogurt and lemon juice have antifungal properties that help in healing fungal infections on the scalp.[8]

Use Yogurt With Lemon Juice

9. Use Apple Cider Vinegar

Use apple cider vinegar for fighting fungal infections caused by yeast on the mouth as well as the intestine. For an internal healing, mix one tablespoon vinegar with one cup water. Also, you should mix one-fourth cup cranberry juice to this. Drink this. For fungal infections on the skin, soak the body in apple cider vinegar. Mix two-cup vinegar in a bathtub filled with water. Soak the body in this water.[9]

Apple Cider Vinegar


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