Smoke tree infusion is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. Boil 40g of dry smoke tree leaves, flowers, stems in 400 ml of water for 20 mins. Strain and dilute with warm water and use. Add organic tea tree oil to a foot bath to destroy the fungus. Ozoated olive oil paste will prevent further outbreaks. You could also use apple cider vinegar or plain yogurt.
Foot fungus (Athlete’s foot) is a common and contagious skin disease that causes itching, scaling, flaking, and sometimes blistering of the affected areas such as the sole of the foot and the skin between the toes. However several natural remedies are present for the treatment of foot fungus, some of which are listed below.
Herbal Remedies for Athlete’s foot
Smoke tree infusion– An effective herbal treatment for foot fungus is using Smoke tree also known as Smoke bush. The smoke tree has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties. .
Method to prepare Smoke tree infusion:
– To successfully treat foot fungus, prepare a highly concentrated infusion of smoke tree by boiling 40 gms of dry Smoke tree leaves, flowers and stems in 400 ml water for about 20 minutes.
– Strain the leaves and dilute with warm water.
– Wait until the temperature of the infusion becomes bearable and soak your feet.
– Keep them in the mixture until the water cools down.
Organic Tea Tree Oil — Tea tree oil has properties that will help destroy the fungus in heavily infested areas and prevent it from spreading to unaffected areas.
How to use- Add 40 Drops of Organic Tea Tree Oil to a foot bath and soak your feet for 10 minutes. After soaking and thoroughly drying the feet, massage a few drops of the oil directly into the affected area.
Ozonated olive oil– Using ozonated olive oil can also help with Athlete’s Foot.
How to use-Use the paste of Ozonated olive oil to swab your clean, dry feet each morning and night. This should clear up the fungus within about two to four days and can be used as a preventative measure against future outbreaks.
Apple Cider Vinegar– Direct application of apple cider vinegar on the affected area is a helpful remedy for athlete’s foot.
Plain Yogurt– Plain yogurt contains acidophilus bacteria, which checks the fungus. Simply apply the plain yogurt on the contaminated area and rinse off, when it gets dry.