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Athlete's Foot: 

Athlete's Foot:

• Athlete's foot is a condition caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes

Symptoms to look for:

• Itching between the toes
• Scaly, reddish and rough skin
• Moist, white lesions leading to pain and discomfort
• Pungent smell
• Infection may spread to nails making them thick and yellow in colour


• Wearing closed footwear for long periods of time leads to collection of sweat
• The moist conditions facilitate fungal growth

Natural home remedy using baking soda:

1. Take 2 tbsp of baking soda 
2. Add some water to make a paste
3. Apply the paste on the infected area
4. Once dry, wash it off
5. Dry your feet thoroughly with a towel

Natural home remedy using corn starch:

1. Take some corn starch 
2. Apply on the affected area with cotton
3. Wash after 15 minutes

Natural home remedy using garlic:

1. Crush 5-7 garlic cloves to make a paste
2. Massage on the infected area
3. Leave it for 10 minutes
4. Wash with normal water

Natural home remedy using vinegar:

1. Vinegar is acidic and kills fungus
2. Take 1 part vinegar and 4 parts water
3. Mix in a tub
4. Soak your feet in it for 20-30 min 
5. Do this twice everyday


• Dry your feet after bathing 
• Clean your shoes regularly
• Wear open-toed sandals if you sweat a lot 


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