During summer, our feet sweat more and that’s the reason for higher development of fungal infections in the feet, more particularly, in the area that surrounds the toes.
That’s why it is advisable to walk barefoot in summer as much as you can. Additionally, you have to take care of your feet hygiene by washing them more frequently, avoid wearing shoes with synthetic insoles and nylon socks. But, in case you start experiencing fungal infections at your feet, there are a few natural effective treatments.
All you have to do is to soak your feet in it:
It’s an amazing cure for feet infections which develop between the toes and nails because of the fact that yogurt contains, acidophilus – a live bacterium. Also, it has “friendly” microorganisms that are able to diminish the fungal infections. You can rub yogurt between that particular area as well, and let it dry. At the end, wash it off with cold water.
When you are obliged to wear closed shoes, first of all, try to destroy all potential bacteria which can be found in them. You can do that by making a refreshing mixture of sodium bicarbonate and cold water (3:1). Put the mixture on a regular basis and leave it to dry.
Mix hydrogen peroxide with water and soak your feet in it, in order to kill all unpleasant fungal infections and stop their expansion. This mixture is an ideal method for elimination of fungi and bacteria. All you have to do is to add 100 ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide in 1 l of water and put your feet in it for 20 minutes each morning.
Starch prevents the occurrence of unpleasant fungi and bacteria because it is extremely good absorber of the moisture. Mix ½ tsp. of corn starch and some warm water. Turn on the oven to 220 degrees. Then, put the mixture in it until it darkens. Wash your feet and dry them. Next, rub the mixture on them and let it stay for 60 seconds. At the end, wash them off with lukewarm water.