Athlete’s foot or tinea pedis is a fungal infection that is found to occur commonly in the feet. The invasion of the ringworm fungus called Trichophyton is mainly responsible for this embarrassing situation. The invasion causes distressing irritation to the person who is suffering from it. This parasitic fungus is commonly found in the sports people as it thrives in the dark warm sweaty and moist environments that are mostly found inside our shoes and in between our toes. The condition is extremely bothersome and is particularly vital to cure the feet from athlete’s foot on an immediate basis.
Here Are Some Of The Ways Of Clearing The Fungi:
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is extremely beneficial and is known to be one of the best natural treatments for Athlete’s Foot. All that one needs to do is to soak the feet suffering from the ailment in the vinegar for a period of about 30 minutes till the problem of the foot is totally gone. Apple cider vinegar helps to relieve the sufferer from the persistent itching as well as the fungus that is responsible for the ailment.
Tea Tree Oil
The tea tree oil is another widespread, admired and well-liked treatment that has established all the time that it works miracle in the curing of the ailment. This essential oil contains elements known as terpenoids that are known to have antiseptic as well as antifungal activity and are therefore used in the treating of Athlete’s Foot. The tea tree oil helps to relieve the sufferer from the itching that is caused with the development of Athlete’s Foot and should be applied at least thrice daily directly on to the affected area.
Sosa or solanium chrysotrichum is the herb that has been used in Mexico for the treating of Athlete’s Foot as well as other related infections. A lot of preliminary studies have showed that this herb is extremely beneficial in the treating of Athlete’s Foot although some more studies on this herb are still required.
The other beneficial natural remedies of Athlete’s Foot are garlic extract, onion extract, alcohol, baking soda, Epsom salt etc.