Skin fungus is a common problem in humid areas. Itching is the first usual sign of skin fungus. Further, common symptoms of skin fungus include skin peeling, cracking, burning and so on. Common types of skin fungal infections include athlete’s foot, ringworm and yeast infection.
An individual should wear clean clothes, maintain proper hygiene and so on to avoid the problem of skin fungus. Different home remedies can be used to treat the problem of skin fungus. If the problem of skin fungus is not cured with the home remedies, an individual should consult a skin specialist.
Remedies for Skin Fungus
Application of a paste (on the affected area) created with the use of dry basil powder and rosewater can treat the problem of skin fungus.Consumption of basil leaves on a regular basis can also provide the desired results.
An individual can create a paste with the extract of margosa leaves and turmeric powder (2 teaspoons). Applying this paste on the affected area 2 to 3 times in a day can reduce the itching and burning sensation resulting from skin fungus. A mixture of crushed margosa leaves and rosewater can also be directly applied on the affected area.
Turmeric powder has antibacterial properties.
Application of a paste prepared with turmeric powder (3 – 4 teaspoons) and water (2 teaspoons) on the affected area can cure the skin fungus. An individual should remove this paste only after it has dried.
Application of fresh aloe vera gel with castor bean oil on the affected area to reduce the rashes and itching resulting from skin fungus. Aloe vera juice can also be consumed on a regular basis to treat skin fungus.
Consumption of the extract of olive leaves and grapefruit seeds with a glass of water can treat the problem of skin fungus. Olive oil can be directly applied on the affected area to cure skin fungus.
The problem of skin fungus can be treated with the use of fig leaves. Application of a juice extracted from fig leaves on the affected area can provide effective results.
An individual can apply a paste created with licorice powder (4 teaspoons) and warm water (2 teaspoons) on the affected area to reduce the itching and stiffness resulting from skin fungus.
Application of a mixture prepared with lotus flower and milk on the affected area 2 to 3 times in a day can cure skin fungus. This remedy should be used for atleast 15 days to completely treat the problem of skin fungus.
Direct application of ginger juice with honey on the affected area can help an individual in dealing with various problems associated with skin fungus. Consumption of ginger tea with honey 3 to 4 times on a daily basis can also treat the problem of skin fungus.
Yogurt can be directly applied on the affected area to reduce itching resulting from skin fungus. It is interesting to note that consumption of yogurt can also provide effective results.