If someone in the family has a fungus, the probability of infection of other relatives is 35-75%. Fungus spores remain on towels, carpets, shoes, and on all objects with which the patient has come into contact. Therefore you should start toenail fungus treatment as soon as you noticed it.
Oregano grass is usually used in cooking, and the essential oil of this plant will help get rid of foot and nail fungus. Oregano oil is one of the best natural antibacterial and antifungal agents. The component of this oil carvacrol is the strongest bactericidal remedy that removes fungi and bacteria.
How to use oregano essential oil for toenail fungus?
- Mix 3 drops of oregano essential oil with a teaspoon of carrier oil. Oregano oil is so powerful it can even irritate the skin, therefore you should always dilute it with olive oil or jojoba oil.
- Apply the product to the affected nail and try not to come into contact with shoes, socks, and carpets, as the oil can stain everything. Leave the mixture on the nails at least for 10 minutes.
- Treat your nails with oregano oil for 2-3 weeks. This is enough time to get rid of the fungus.
If there is no improvement, see a doctor for a more effective treatment.