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3 Natural Treatments for Ingrown Toenails

by Andreea Laza

Ingrown Toenails RemediesLooking for natural treatments for ingrown toenails? Keep reading.

Ingrown toenails are as painful to bare as embarrassing because of the bad odor and in some very severe cases they can only be treated with surgery. However, before going through surgery you could use some simple herbal treatments that have helped persons who have had ingrown toenails several times and have tried them at home.

Here we will present to you a few very simple natural remedies for ingrown toenails that cost you almost no money at all and relieve you of the pains. The sooner you apply these remedies the better! Don’t go through painful surgery and don’t even consider pulling off your toe bail before trying these simple remedies.

3 Natural Treatments for Ingrown Toenails


1. Natural Treatment for Ingrown Toenails w/ Sandpaper

Use a high-quality nail file or a coarse granulation sandpaper to softly file the nail in order to thin it out. Do this procedure gently, you don’t want to file too much of the nail.

  • While thinning out the nail the nail will turn a pale pink, especially towards its root.
  • If you still feel that the toenail is stiff and thick, continue the exact procedure the next day.
  • In a short while, you’ll see that the toenail will straighten in a few days.

Repeat the treatment once a month or even more seldom, when necessary.


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2. Propolis Remedy for Ingrown Toenails

Cut the infected corner of your nail as deeply as you can. With an ear stick smeared in propolis tincture anoint the corner of your nail the deepest you can.

Make sure the nail is well anointed and the tincture has penetrated the infection area. In one week time after repeating this cure you’ll see the infection has diminished and even gone for good.


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3. Natural Treatment with Salt & Hot Water

Another remedy for ingrown toenails also applies for those who have twisted ingrown toenails and experience pain and problems walking.

All you need to do is to keep your feet in super-hot water in which you’ve added salt.

Try to keep your feet in there for as long as you can bare. Repeat the procedure with the same reheated water. You’ll soon see a the inflammation has gone and the toe nail will soon recover to its normal state.

These are 3 great natural treatments for ingrown toenails, simple as they are. Hopefully you’ve found here on something that works for you. Stay healthy, naturally!

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