Eucalyptus Oil To Treat Nail Fungus

Can Eucalyptus Oil Cure Nail Fungus

Eucalyptus Oil nail fungusNail fungus or what we normally say as toenail fungus infection is very common nowadays as we find that more and more people are getting infected with this fungus.

This is especially seen in people who are excessively exposed to Sun and subsequently sweat profusely – they are quite prone to get infected with this fungus.

However, the quick and home remedy is in our hand – eucalyptus oil.

It is proven that eucalyptus oil has the properties that can potentially traet nail fungus. 

Nail fungus first enters through the skin and tries to find a favorable place to grow. When they stay in our nail especially toe nails, get to feed on our cells and tissues.

When the fungus starts sucking of nutrition, the nails become discolored.

The cause of discoloration is the accumulation of dead cells. Again, this fungus goes inside the nail and infects the nail-bed.

Sometimes the cells get decayed in the nail-bed area, which results to stinking smell. It is much difficult to destroy these spores and if they are not destroyed then the infection can’t be cured.

What Are The Symptoms Of Nail Fungus

Eucalyptus Oil is made from the leaves and branches of the eucalyptus plant, or Eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus Globulus). Eucalyptus Oil is extracted through steam distillation, which used about 110 pounds of tree to make 2 pounds of oil.

The main composition in Eucalyptus Oil is Eucalyptol. It has very strong germicidal and
Disinfectant properties.

If applied in the nail fungus infected areas, it disinfects your nail.
How to apply Eucalyptus oil in the infected area:

• Apply some Eucalyptus Oil to the gauze or bandage
• Wrap the fungus affected nail with it.
Slowly you will get the result. However, if used continuously, it will completely cure the toenail fungus.