Fungal Infection Treatment: Folk Medicine

You can find fungus everywhere in both indoor and outdoor environments, and half of these fungi can threaten our health. If you find yourself dealing with a fungal infection, many complementary and alternative remedies exist for fungal infection treatment. These home remedies can kill off the yeast or bacteria causing the fungal infections while reducing symptoms of the infection in the skin, lungs, sinuses, eyes, and other organs.

Exposure to fungus, mold, and other allergens can cause out of control immune system reactions in your body, the symptoms of which can include pain, headache, fevers, mucus production in the sinuses and/or lungs, and may in some cases may lead to death. More common symptoms include a fungal rash on the skin or some mild respiratory distress. More serious fungal infections include fungal pneumonia, fungal sinusitis, aspergillosis, fungal meningitis, and systemic candida albicans infections.

Natural Remedies for Fungal Infections

Coconut Oil

Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, while a more expensive oil than some, is an inexpensive medicine, in the scheme of things. The price of a large tub of coconut oil is cheaper than a small tube of an over the counter anti-fungal remedy! Coconut oil can be massaged into any area of the skin that has fungus. It is safe and pleasant. It should be used twice a day, ideally. It is a light feeling oil and won't leave you feeling greasy. It can also be used on fingernails and toenails that have fungus, thought treatment needs to be very consistent - twice a day for several months.

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List of Remedies for Fungal Infection