Ingrown toenails are nails that, as they grow, perforate the toenail skin. This medical problem is very common, especially among those persons who don’t wear comfortable shoes, leaving the foot skin to breathe.
Ingrown toenails, is not a major health risk. However, this problem must be solved as it appears to avoid complications.
Essential tea tree oil is a famous natural product thanks to its antibiotic and antifungal properties. Applied on the affected area, this oil will relieve the irritation and treat inflammation.
– 6 drops of essential tea tree oil
– cotton wool
Try to lift the ingrown toenail with a piece of cotton wool.
Apply the essential tea tree oil and cover the area with a bandage.
Let the oil work overnight and repeat the treatment until the problem is completely remedied.
Or you can use garlic for its antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and relaxing properties.
– 1 garlic clove
– 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of olive oil
– a bandage
Crush the garlic clove in a mortar and mix it with the olive oil until you get a paste.
Apply this paste to the affected area and cover with a bandage. Leave the remedy to act for a few hours.
Apply this treatment daily until you get rid of ingrown toenail.
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