How to Get Rid of Toenail Fungus Fast

By Tammi Clements

Toenail fungus is quite common and can be caused by several contributing factors, including wearing sweaty socks for a prolonged period of time, sharing footwear, and walking barefoot in public places such a pools and gyms. Toenail fungus has a variety of symptoms: change in toenail color, a bad-smelling odor coming from the nail, and a hardening of the toenail. It's imperative that the fungus is treated as soon as possible. Follow this simple home remedy to help kill the nail fungus without using harmful chemicals.

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Pour 3 cups of antiseptic mouthwash and 3 cups of apple cider vinegar into a large basin.

Step 2

Soak the foot (or feet) with the nail fungus in the basin for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Remove your foot from the basin and dry thoroughly with a clean towel.

Pour equal parts tea tree oil, thyme oil and olive oil into a 6 ounce bottle with a dropper.

Step 5

Shake the bottle to mix the ingredients. Use the dropper to apply the oil mixture to the infected nail(s).

Step 6

Allow the oil to sit on the nail(s) for at least 15 minutes.

Use a toothbrush to gently scrub the oil mixture into the nail(s).

Step 8

Repeat this entire process at least once a day until the fungus has cleared up.