9 Effective Home Remedies For Fugal Infection

It is very fascinating to know that a lot of organisms are present on the human skin and it provides a perfect environment for the growth of these micro organisms which include bacteria, fungi, yeast etc. Some of these organisms are useful for human health but this is not the case with fungi. The warmth from the human skin acts as a stimulator for their growth which in turn leads to the embarrassing problem of fungal infection on the skin. The fungus can grow on any area of your skin including butt locks, thighs, fingers, nails, toes and could lead to some of the very embarrassing symptoms like intense itching, rashes, redness, inflammation, swelling and discharge of fluid from the infected areas of the skin. The worst part of the fungal infection is that it can spread from one person to another by the means of infected person’s towel and clothes. It is therefore very important to take all the precautions in order to avoid the infection.

Here Are Some Of The Most Widely Used Home Remedies That Are Proved To Be Beneficial In Getting Relief From The Problem Of Fungal Infection

1. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is the widely used natural product as it contains a lot of useful minerals in it. Coconut oil is very effective in improving the overall health of the skin. Moreover the presence of anti inflammatory and anti fungal properties in coconut makes it perfect for getting relief from the symptoms of fungal infection. You can simply apply a small amount of coconut oil on the infected skin areas to get relief.[1]

 Coconut Oil

2. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera possesses healing nature and it also contains anti inflammatory properties which are very useful in getting relief from the itching and inflammation caused. Moreover regular use of aloe vera has been very effective in providing complete relief from the problem. You all need is to apply some fresh aloe vera gel on to your skin to get the benefits.[2]

 Aloe Vera Gel

3. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil contains anti fungal and anti inflammatory properties and hence is also a very effective remedy to decrease the symptoms of the infection. Direct application of tea tree oil can cause a little burning sensation to the skin so it is always better to apply a diluted mixture of the oil with water. Regular use is recommended for better relief.[3]

Tea Tree Oil

4. Garlic

Garlic has anti fungal properties and it is therefore very useful in stopping the unwanted growth of micro organisms on the human skin. Garlic on the other hand can also provide relief from the constant itching and inflammation and therefore it is advised to rub fresh garlic juice on the skin areas which are infected.[4]


5. Baking Soda

Baking soda is easily available and is very useful in getting relief from itching and inflammation. Regular use of baking soda seems to provide relief from the unwanted growth of fungus as well. All you need is to put some baking soda in your bath water and soak your body in the mixture to get relief.[5]

Baking Soda

6. Lavender Oil

Being gentle oil for the human skin, lavender oil can also be directly used to reduce the symptoms of the problem. Its anti inflammatory properties are very effective in getting relief from the symptoms and thus it is advised to apply lavender oil on the affected skin areas.[6]

 Lavender Oil

7. Onion juice

Onions also contain the anti inflammatory properties and are believed to provide relief from the intense itching and therefore it can also be used as a remedy to reduce the symptoms of fungal infection. Apply fresh onion juice with cotton on your skin to get the benefits.[7]

Onion Juice

8. Indian Lilac

Indian lilac is being used since ages as it contains a lot of useful medical properties like anti inflammatory, anti fungal, anti bacterial and anti microbial. The use of Indian lilac can reduce the symptoms of the problem and can also provide permanent cure to the recurring infections. Boil some Indian lilac leaves in water and clean your infected skin using this water. Alternatively, it is also advised to prepare a thick paste of Indian lilac leaves and apply the paste on the infection prone skin areas to get relief from the infection.[8]

 Indian Lilac

9. Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder is also very useful for the health of the skin. It’s rich healing and anti inflammatory properties can reduce the infection from the skin. It is therefore advised to prepare a paste of turmeric powder and apply on the infected areas and keep it for sometime before washing it off.[9]

 Turmeric Powder