Athletes Foot and Homeopathy

Athlete’s Foot and Fungal Infections (Tinea) and Homeopathy

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  • For brittle nails, soles tender,
  • Feet feel soft and swollen.
  • Itching and redness in the toes.
  • Sensation of burning under the toes.

Anatherum Muricatum

  • For painful swelling of various parts.
  • Diseased and deformed nails.
  • Offensive foot-sweat.
  • Abscesses, boils, ulcers.

athletes_foot_tissueApis Mellifica

  • For feet swollen and stiff.
  • Burning in the toes with redness.
  • Suppressed perspiration of the feet.
  • Boils and swellings with stinging pains.

Arsenicum Album

  • For itching, burning, swelling.
  • Ulcers with offensive discharge.
  • Swelling of the foot, burning, hard, and shining, with burning vesicles of a blue-blackish color on the instep.
  • Corrosive and ulcerous vesicles on the soles of the feet and on the toes.
  • Pains in the fleshy part of the toes.
  • Shooting pain, hot itching, and violent burning in the skin.

Arsenicum iodatum 15C

  • Five pills dry of 15C twice a day dry until it is healed.
  • Use when there is scaly, flaking and dryness.

Graphites 15C

  • Recommended, take five pills  dry of 15C twice daily.
  • Graphites is used for athletes foot in of the folds of the skin.
  • It it is smelly and has sticky or honey-like discharge.

Rhus Toxicodendron

  • athletes_foot3For red, swollen; itching intense.
  • Burning  eruptions with tendency to scale formation.
  • Inflammatory swelling of instep, sometimes with pustules on part affected.
  • Blistering, itching, rash, stinging, burning.
  • Humidity of skin.

Sepia

  • Itching, stinging, burning ulcers on toes.
  • For itching; not relieved by scratching.
  • Sweat on feet, worse on toes; intolerable odor.
  • Ulcers on instep.
  • Pricking and burning sensation of feet.
  • Profuse, or offensive perspiration of feet causing soreness between toes.

Silicea

  • For pain beneath toes.
  • Sore soles.
  • Soreness in feet from instep through to the sole.
  • Offensive pus. Crippled nails.
  • Profuse, offensive perspiration on feet, with blisters between the toes. Itching, suppurating scabs on toes.
  • Offensive discharge. Itching.
  • Unhealthy skin.

Sulphur

  • For burning in soles.
  • Dry, scaly, itching, burning unhealthy skin.
  • Sweating soles.
  • Red, shining swelling of the toes.
  • Skin dry, rough, scaly, with voluptuous itching.
  • Unhealthy skin. Inflammation and ulceration.
  • Ulcers with itching in the sore.

Graphites 15C

  • Recommended, take five pills  dry of 15C twice daily.
  • Graphites is used for athletes foot in of the folds of the skin.
  • It it is smelly and has sticky or honey-like discharge.

Trichophyton rubrum

  • 15C is recommended, five granules once a day or five granules once a week.
  • Use this only if the fungus responsible has been identified.

Topical Homeopathic Cremes For Treating Athletes Foot

  • RX_calendula_creamCalendula Homeopathic Cream
    • Massage on affected areas 2 times per day after washing and drying.
    • Soothes the irritated skin
    • Stops itching
    • Prevents reinfection and movement to other areas.
  • Thuja Homeopathic \Cream:
    • RX_thuja_creamMassage on affected areas 2 times per day after washing and drying thoroughly.
    • Also great for treating topical foot, hand or other warts on any part of the body!

 

Other  Natural Treatment for Athletes Foot

  • Baking Soda: Sprinkle a little baking soda in your shoes helps prevent unwanted moisture that usually causes athlete’s foot. Helps with odor too!
  • epsom_saltsEpsom Salts Soak: Epsom salts are magnesium sulphate. This is an inexpensive and rich source of magnesium and that also delivers sulfates, which are easily absorb through the skin. A foot soak or Epsom salt bath will soothe tired, achy feet Soak fee in a small tub full of hot water with 1/2 cup of Epsom Salts for 15-20 minutes. For a full body treatment after sports or exertion, use 1-2 cups in a full tub of hot water and soak 15-20 minutes. This will relaxing muscles and draw out toxins from the body. It will help calm the nervous system, reduce swelling, relax muscles. Epsom salts are a natural emollient and skin exfoliator!
  • Garlic: Eating garlic can prevent fungal infections and also quicken healing times. You can also apply it directly to the skin by mixing chopped garlic with a few drops of olive oil.
  • Coconut Oil: has anti-fungal properties and can be applied directly to the feet. Swab it liberally on clean dry feet with a cotton ball twice daily.
  • Colloidal Silver: Spray or apply to your feet and let it fully dry. You can also spray and leave the silver on your feet overnight.
  • Garlic: This is a natural anti-fungal. You can apply it directly to the skin by mixing chopped garlic with a few drops of olive oil.  Eating garlic can prevent fungal infections and also speed up recovery time.
  • Oregano Oil:  This is a  natural anti-fungal. Use on affected areas daily.
  • Tea Tree Oil:  This is a natural anti-fungal. Add Tea Tree Oil to a foot bath and soak your feet for 10 minutes. After soaking, dry the feet and massage a few drops of the oil directly into the affected area. This will help destroy the fungus in heavily infested areas and keep it spreading to unaffected areas.
  • Vinegar: Soak your feet in a apple cider or white vinegar and water mixture daily. Use 1 part vinegar and 2 parts water, so the vinegar doesn’t burn your skin. If your skin gets too irritated, reduce your soaks to once or twice a week.

Tips For Preventing Athletes Foot
Remember….moisture and heat cause the athlete’s foot fungus to thrive.

  • socksAvoid Tight Shoes:  Don’t wear too tight, closed-toe shoes.
  • Cotton Socks:  Wear a fresh pair each day, change if wet. Wash socks in the hot water.
  • Don’t Go Barefoot: Wear flip-flops in locker rooms or public places .
  • Don’t Share Towels:  Keep your linens and towels clean.
  • flip_flop2Keep Feet Dry: Keep your feet very dry, especially between your toes.
  • Keep Toenails Clean and Short:  Nail fungus and athletes foot fungus can’t grow in a clean, dry environment as easily.
Homeopathy For Athletes and Sports Injury

Homeopathy For Athletes and Sports Injury

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