Stinky feet can be very embarrassing especially when you are in a public place where you need to remove your shoes. The most common fungal infections include athlete’s foot, fingernail and toenail fungus and jock itch among others. The good thing about fungal problems is that they can be helped using a number of natural remedies. This antifungal spray recipe will prove beneficial to those with jock itch.
The homemade spray is safe and effective, unlike the over the counter medications that could be filled with chemicals that could be harmful to your health. It is a simple recipe that requires a few mixes and you have your spay ready. It is however very important to make sure that you get your supplies from reputable stores so that you can get the best of results using the antifungal spray. It also matters how you store your spray so ensure that you handle it with care so it serves your needs reliably.
Essential oils – The best essential oils for this homemade antifungal spray are peppermint, chamomile and lavender. They all have antifungal properties and they are calming, soothing and cooling too. The essential oils also have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that make them beneficial to the spray. Get them pure to get the best from your homemade spray.
Carrier oils – Whenever you intend to use the essential oils topically, it is important to dilute them to make safer for use on the skin. The best carrier oils or the antifungal spray are jojoba oil and olive oil. The oils are also moisturizing and rejuvenating to the skin, hence you get added benefits from your spray.
Witch hazel – it has tannins that make it a very good natural astringent. It is an ingredient that also helps in removing excess oils from your skin.
Apple cider vinegar – It has probiotics and an acid that aids growth of the probiotics to help in killing off the candida.
Aloe Vera gel – It has so many properties among them antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. This is an ingredient that features in most skin products because of the excellent properties that promote skin health and beauty.
- Mix 2 ounces of pure aloe Vera gel, 1 ounce of jojoba oil, ½ ounce of olive oil, ½ ounce of apple cider vinegar and ½ ounce witch hazel in a large glass spray bottle and blend thoroughly.
- Add 10 drops of lavender essential oil, 2 drops of peppermint essential oil and 10 drops of chamomile essential oil and blend well.
- Once well-blended, store the antifungal spray in your fridge so that you can enjoy a cooling sensation with every use.
Shake spray well and then spray onto the affected area and allow it to air dry.
You can apply up to 3 times daily for several days till you have symptoms relieved.
In case you experience irritation, dilute the spray further using aloe Vera or olive oil. If the irritation persists, discontinue usage and try a different remedy.
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