Natural Cures for Athlete's Foot

Last Modified on Oct 24, 2014


Urine   8  1   

Posted by Steve (Plano, TX) on 05/08/2008

[YEA]  Urinating on Foot cures athletes foot. I know this sounds foul but it works and is free. I learned this in the Army since athletes foot is pretty common. Your first morning's urine is best because it will have the highest concentration of enzymes. So when taking a shower in the morning, try this procedure and you should see the fungus die off pretty quickly.

Posted by Jonny J
Woodland Park, Colorado
07/25/2008
[YEA]   YES! I also have been using urine for athletes foot and have ALWAYS had complete success. Just Like the post says, Just pee on your feet in the shower and it'll kill it dead. Don't be grossed out either. First of all you ARE in the shower. Secondly, If you read up on urine its not as bad as you may think. its even used (fresh) on the face in some cases. (I personally will use soap for that one though!)
Posted by D.ether
Chicago, Il
03/07/2010
[NAY]   This is a nay to the use of urine to cure. I noticed a few months ago that I had a portion of skin in between my middle and ring finger. After reading that urine helped I tried it. It caused a further infection that spread over my whole hand and caused eczema which I hadn't had since a kid. I am still fighting it and it has not gone away. So to be frank don't urinate. Bless.
Posted by Kimberly
Lansing, Illinois
09/03/2011
It's actually quite possible you were experiencing a healing crisis from the urine. When your body heals it very often brings up "old" problems and clears them out of your system if you stay with it. I'd certainly give the urine therapy another try for awhile at least and see if it clears it up.

Vicks   2  1   

Posted by Candy (Ofallon, Mo) on 02/03/2010

[YEA]  Athlete's foot: I have used vaporub on my feet for years, it cures this problem within a day or two, no waiting six weeks. Also when we were kids my parents would rub it on the inside of our throat if we had a sore throat, a sore throat was also gone in a day. This product probably works due to the euclyptus.There are a lot of these products in the store but the one that works must have euclyptus, mint, and camphor. It also make your dry feet very soft.

Posted by Tina
Toledo, Ohio, Usa
06/24/2010
27 Posts
[NAY]   Vicks didn't work for me. Tried it for weeks. It did seem to slow down the fungus and moisten my feet but not get rid of it.
Posted by Brenda
San Antonio, Texas
06/25/2010
11 Posts
i find the old saying if your feet stink you need zinc. at least 15 mgs a day with food or it will upset your stomach. also rubbing oil around and on your toes is a good way to fight the fungus. try mixing 10 drops of tea tree oil in 1 oz of olive oil.
Posted by Jb
Central, Maryland
09/16/2011
[YEA]   Worked for me! I tried ACV first and got some relief, but it still hung around. Then I tried Listerine with the same results as the ACV. But the Vicks nailed it.

First I did a swab of Listerine, patted it dry, then applied Vicks. I wore socks at night (even though it was summer) and did the same routine in the morning with sneakers for running/working out, and then again after showering.

After a few days, I saw how improved it was so I just did the Vicks. After 7 days it was all gone. I now put the Vicks on two or three nights a week before bed as a preventative and for softness. That's it. And my feet are soft and smooth-- just lovely. Thanks for all the info on this site!

White Vinegar   3  0   

Posted by Kathleen (San Antonio, Tx) on 02/06/2008

[YEA]  Apple Cider Vinegar is wonderful to clean out my German Shepherd's ears, when his ears are bothering him. He will shake his head, and I just put an apple cider and water solution on a cotton ball, and clean out his ears, and in ten minutes he stops fussing and lays down and finally can rest. My husband takes white vinegar and soaks his feet in it, and no more athelets foot! It is wonderful for killing any kind of fungus or bacterial infections. Thanks so much for the advice!

Posted by Anonymous
Bronx, NY
08/17/2014
[YEA]   I've been using Borax for exactly one week now. 5 days on, 2 days off. I use a 1/4 teaspoon per 100ml of distilled water. I also take a triple magnesium supplement along with zinc. I am now going to incorporate food grade hydrogen peroxide. I haven't felt this clear in a long time. I also experience gas like side effects. That's about it. I will continue to use this for the next 4 months.

Posted by Richie (Newport, NC) on 02/28/2007

[YEA]  Great way to relax and get rid of athletes foot; find comfy spot to sit for 20 min., get container feet fit in, have close to hot water ready, white vinegar, sea salt. Sit down with feet in container, pour enough vinegar to cover feet, add sea salt, marinate for 5 min. the add water, sit for ten min., last 5 min brush feet with soft bristle brush while in water. Take out, dry, repeat for 2 to 3 days. Worked great for me and was also an excellent stress reliever.

Posted by Barbara
Wellington, New Zealand
09/26/2011
[YEA]   I started getting athletes foot years ago, just a bit between my pinky toe and the next toe. I ignored it and now it's spread inbetween all my toes on both feet. I just started soaking in white vinegar (undiluted, no water added). Found a container that fit both feet, added white vinegar just to cover my toes and sat for 30 minutes. I already see improvement after only 1 soak! Am planning on doing once a day for a week and maybe once a week thereafter.

White Vinegar, Salt, Ginger Soak   2  0   

Posted by Jason (Newport, Washington) on 04/17/2009

[YEA]  I recently had quite a case of athletes foot, that was spreading from my toes, to other parts of my foot, it was quite uncomfortable, and amazingly itchy to say the least.

I started doing research in to what might naturally treat it and came across a few options, here's what I did and it worked in less that 4 days.

Create a foot bath with 40 percent white vinegar, 60 percent hot water, then add around a table spoon of salt and a tea spoon of ginger powder. Soak your foot for 15 minutes or so giving it a break every so often. (you can use the same batch through out the day to save ingredients) Soak your foot a few times a day for a few days and your athletes foot will completely clear up, it is quite the amazing cure.

Thats it, I know this will work as well for you as it did for me! :)

Posted by Pete
Portland, Oregon
03/03/2011
[YEA]   I used raw Apple Cider Vinegar on some nasty-looking athlete's foot for two weeks, and I now have beautiful new skin on both feet and no sign of the infection. I simply soaked a cotton ball to saturation and applied liberally (to dripping point) all over the affected areas. I then let it dry in the air and didn't rinse it off. I did this twice or three times a day, changed my socks the same number of times, and saw improvement daily. I can't thank you enough for all your advice and encouragement!
Posted by Phil
Rutherford, Tennessee
04/12/2011
Hm... Have you ever tried Cedarsoles made from antifungal cedar wood? For me it's the most powerful solution. Maybe give it a try... There are several vendors... E. G. Zederna Cedarsoles, Cedarstar and some more...







 



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