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Alternative Treatments for Athlete's foot

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Athlete's foot:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Athlete's foot may include:

  • Plain yogurt
  • Garlic
  • Astragalus
  • Immunity boosting supplements
  • Benzoin, lavender oil, and thyme oil tincture
  • Echinacea
  • Vitamin C
  • Baking soda paste
  • Salt soak
  • Tea soak
  • Domeboro (aluminum acetate) compress
  • Plain yogurt on affected are
  • Tea tree oil and olive oil salve
  • Tea tree oil and aloe vera salve
  • Calendula oil
  • Thyme tea compress
  • Ginger tea compress
  • Tea tree oil
  • Licorice root-topical
  • Calendula cream
  • Cornstarch
  • Goldenseal powder
  • Epsom salt compress
  • Burow's solution compress
  • Antifungal cream or spray
  • Aluminum chloride solution (not on cracked skin)
  • Exfoliate skin after acute phase
  • Keep socks and shoes dry
  • Keep feet dry
  • Wash socks in extra hot water
  • Black walnut rind-topical
  • Turmeric paste
  • Yogurt with L. acidophilus-topical
  • Aloe vera gel and turmeric salve
  • Neem and tea tree oil
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Avoid refined sugars

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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