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Athlete’s Foot Home Remedies

Did you know athlete’s foot is caused by the ringworm fungus? It’s typically quite itchy with some burning and yes, it’s contagious.

IngredientsIf involved with swimming, team sports or work out at the gym, it’s a good idea to wear sandals/shoes when using public showers and locker rooms. This helps protect yourself from picking it up or if one already has it, prevents spreading it to others.

Here’s a list of simple remedies to get rid of it but first, here are a few tips to help avoid a prolonged infection or recurrence:


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Oil Rub:

1 tsp vegetable oil
5 drops tea tree
1 drop lemon EO


Bring 6 cups of water to a boil then add 8 bags of black tea to the pot. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Remove pot from heat source then pour into a small tub or basin. When the brewed tea has cooled down enough to not burn, soak in this mixture for 15 minutes.

Salt Water:

Mix 1/8 cup table salt with 6 cups of very warm water, soak in this mixture for about 15 minutes. You can add the juice from a whole lemon to the water for extra strength.

Grapefruit Seed Extract:

Add 1 teaspoon of the extract to a gallon of warm water, soak in this mixture for 15 minutes each day.

Vodka Mix:

25 garlic cloves (minced)
3 tsp ground cinnamon
3 tsp powdered cloves
1 cup vodka (100-proof)