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Home Remedies Help Feet Look Fabulous

Home Remedies Help Feet Look Fabulous

Q. I’ve been suffering from nail fungus for years. My doctor prescribed pills, which worked for a while but the fungus came back. My feet look atrocious and I am embarrassed to wear sandals. Do you have any natural approaches that won’t damage my liver like the pills could?

A. One of our favorites involves soaking your toes in Listerine and vinegar. Here is a recent success story: “I was desperate to cure toenail fungus that I acquired five years ago. It was getting painful even to walk because the nail was curling inward, not to mention it was ugly!

“After two months using the remedy from The People’s Pharmacy, my nail is growing in a beautiful whitish pink. The ugly yellow/blue/black thick nail is only at the very tip of the nail now (when it was all the way to the cuticle before).

“I soaked my toes every night in vinegar and Listerine. I also rubbed Vicks into the nail bed and underneath the nail about twice a week. It’s exciting to see the progress!”

We are sending you our Guide to Hair and Nail Care, with more details on many home remedies to treat nail fungus.

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About the Author
Terry Graedon, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and co-host of The People’s Pharmacy radio show, co-author of The People’s Pharmacy syndicated newspaper columns and numerous books, and co-founder of The People’s Pharmacy website. Terry taught in the Duke University School of Nursing and was an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. She is a Fellow of the Society of Applied Anthropology. Terry is one of the country's leading authorities on the science behind folk remedies. .
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