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What are different home remedies for Ringworm? – Part 2

What is meant by Ringworm?

• Ringworm is a contagious fungus infection.
• Ringworm can affect the scalp, the body (particularly the groin), the feet, and the nails.
• The name comes from the red ring that can appear on an infected person’s skin.
• Ringworm is also called Tinea.
• Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin and is not due to a worm.
• Ringworm causes a scaly, crusted rash that may itch.
• Ringworm can be successfully treated with antifungal medications used either topically or orally.

What causes Ringworm?

• Yeasts
• Molds
• Fungi
• Dermatophytes

What are the sources of skin fungi?

• Person to person (anthropophilic)
• From animal to person (zoophilic)
• From the soil to a person (geophilic)
• Heat and moisture
• Showers
• Locker rooms
• Swimming pools

Some Home Remedies for Ringworm

1. Betadine
• Fill a basin with one quart of water and add two spoons of betadine in the basin.
• Soak the infected area in the warm water and betadine solution to get rid of any microbes.
• This also helps prevent bacterial infections from spreading in the infected area and making you sick.

2. Yogurt
• One of the greatest of all fungus-fighting foods is yogurt that contains live acidophilus.
• Acidophilus helps control vaginal and oral yeast.

3. Garlic
• Crush 1 clove of garlic and mix with a few drops of olive oil to make a paste.
• Apply to the nail and leave on for 15 to 30 minutes.
• Clean off in warm, soapy water.
• Dry feet thoroughly.
• Repeat daily.

4. Cinnamon
• A good soak in a cinnamon tea foot bath will help slow down the fungus.
• Boil 8 to 10 broken cinnamon sticks in 4 cups water, and then simmer for five minutes.
• Let steep for another 45 minutes.
• Soak the infected area for 15 to 30 minutes.
• Repeat daily, as needed.

5. Lemon
• This remedy will help you in the sweaty foot-odor removal.
• Squeeze the juice from a lemon and mix it with 2 ounces water.
• Rinse the infected area with the lemon water.

6. Tea
• The tannic acid in tea is soothing.
• It helps to dry the foot, and helps kill the fungus.
• Make a foot soak by putting 6 black tea bags in 1 quart warm water.

7. Salt
• Soak your infected foot in warm salt water, using 1 teaspoon salt for each cup of water, for 10 minutes.
• Dry your foot thoroughly, and then dab some baking soda between your toes.

Diet for Ringworm

• Foods high in vitamins, mineral and nutrients generally strengthen your immune system.
• If your immune system is strong then the body is able to fight off the fungal infection
Foods that are regarded as being bad for Ringworm:
• Acidic foods
• Alcohol
• Cheese (made from bovine milk)
• Chocolate
• Coffee, aerated drinks or any caffeinated beverage
• Corn syrup
• Food additives
• Hydrogenated fats
• Junk food like pizza, hotdogs and hamburgers
• Mono sodium glutamate
• Refined oil
• Salt (table salt and refined salt)
• Spicy food
• Sugar
The foods that are believed to be good for certain types of Ringworm include:
• Yogurt (The plain and unflavored kind)
• Garlic
• Onions
• Vinegar
• Oatmeal
• Applesauce
• Mashed beans

Healthy and Balanced Diet
• Avoid eating baked products and products that have high yeast content in them.
• Avoid alcohol, sugar, cola drinks and grains.
• Eat a healthy and a balanced diet, avoid processed foods.
• Your diet must include fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables.
• Avoid fried and greasy food.
• Garlic has a good antifungal property
• Eat raw garlic or include it in your diet.

Simple tips to stop spreading
• Wash your hands with soap and water after coming into contact with the infected area.
• After bathing, wash out the tub or shower with an antiseptic cleaner such as Lysol.
• Don’t share towels, and keep your linens and towels clean.
• Wash your socks twice in extra-hot water to kill fungal spores.
• Never wear the same pair of socks more than once without washing them first.
• Wear thongs in public showers.
• Keep the infected area dry, and use over-the-counter treatments to clear your infection quickly.

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