Using Vicks for toenail
Although it may sound strange to use a product that is intended to bring about relief from the common cold, including symptoms such as cough, congestion, and muscle aches and pains, there are numerous anecdotal accounts of people using Vicks VapoRub for treating onychomycosis, or nail
Using Vicks VapoRub for Toenail
The topical analgesic Vicks VapoRub features a combination of the ingredients camphor, menthol, thymol, the essential oil of eucalyptus, and petrolatum. The combining effect of its active and inactive ingredients is what is largely believed to have a healing effect on toenail
According to home remedies, to use Vicks VapoRub for toenail
The nails should be gently filed and the feet and toenails should be clean and dry before applying Vicks. Thinning the nails by filing is said to make it easier for the treatment to penetrate the infected and thickened toenails.
When applying Vicks, home remedies usually advise completely covering the nail, the cuticle area, and the underside of the nail as well as the bottoms of the feet if they are also infected with
The Popularity Behind Toenail
The Internet has become one of the very first places people look to when searching for answers to their health problems. Home remedies using a variety of ordinary products in different or unusual ways have become incredibly popular topics of discussion online. This is not only due to the initial convenience of resorting to home remedies or “all natural cures” but also because many are worried about the serious side effects that come along with some prescription medications, including those intended to treat toenail
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The very first thing to keep in mind when it comes to using Vicks for toenail
None of the ingredients in Vicks have been confirmed as a being an effective antifungal agent although they have been known to cause permanent damage to the nails and nail beds. Therefore, Vicks is not able to actually treat the root of the problem and may very likely cause irreversible damage in the process.
If you have been affected by toenail