How to Get Rid of Fungal Infection Through Natural Means

How to Get Rid of Fungal Infection Through Natural Means

Fungal infections are very common and many people suffer from fungal diseases at least once in their lifetime. Studies show that there are more than 1.5 million cases per year in India alone of fungal infection. This condition happens because of inferior hygiene, humidity, and a warm climate. It also commonly occurs when one’s immunity is incompetent to combat them off or when one is on antibiotics. Certain diseases like cancer therapy and diabetes furthermore up the possibilities of you getting a fungal infection. 


Generally, those inclined to recurrent fungal conditions are those with defenseless immune systems. One can suffer from skin fungus conditions, in different parts of the body, varying from toenail infection to oral thrush. The condition causes rash, redness, and sometimes crumbling of the dermis. Fungal conditions are problematic to treat and can take a while to totally disappear. 


 Ayushakti Brings You a Few Best Remedies to Get Rid of Fungal Infection Naturally:


  1. Honey

Natural honey is comprehended far and comprehensively for its medicinal properties. Unpasteurized honey performs amazingly when it comes to killing germs and fungus as it intrinsically possesses hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic. You can apply honey directly to the infected part of your body to get rid of fungal infection.


Not only is purchasing the natural and correct honey is important but also the method in which the treatment is used influences the rate of recovery. To get the most satisfactory results, honey should be applied directly to the infection at least twice a day and for 45 minutes each time. Ensure the honey is rinsed off properly, or else it may begin to prick the skin.


  1. Apple Cider Vinegar

Studies show that apple cider vinegar has antifungal effects. Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in lukewarm water and sip it up or immerse a cotton ball in it and dab directly on the infected area. To see better results, it is advisable to do this exercise at least thrice a day for half an hour and then thoroughly wash the apple cider vinegar mixture from the infected area.

  1. Use Coconut Oil

The oil has many health advantages, including antifungal effects. In its unheated form, even coconut oil plays the role of a powerful antifungal agent. Using it over the skin makes it a useful, safe topical cure. Since it is gentle on the skin, it is also beneficial to treat scalp ringworm conditions. Use it directly on the infected area of the skin three times a day.


  1. Aloe Vera

According to research aloe vera possesses six antiseptic agents. It is one of the most time-tested natural treatments to cure any skin infection. It not only heals the infection but also comforts and restores skin damage. Apply the gel from an aloe vera plant onto the fungal infection spot at least three or four times every day. Because of its cooling properties, it may also soothe itchy and swollen skin.


  1. Neem Leaves

Neem leaves have influential antifungal effects and are incredibly good for the skin. Cleaning the infected area with lukewarm neem water benefits in treating fungal conditions. To make the neem water more effective; boil a few neem leaves in the water for a good 4 to 5 minutes and use the water to rinse off the infected area.



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Author of the Blog: Dr. Rajeshri Mehta

Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram

Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd