Foot soaks to cure fungus - soak your fungus away

Foot soaks to cure fungus do not require much for preparation. You will need water and an extra ingredient to make for an effective anti fungal remedy.

The basic idea is that the warm water not only relaxes the feet, it opens up the pores of the skin which lets the effective ingredients to penetrate and heal fungus.

Water preparation

This is an eye balling process. You will need a large pan to boil the water in. Have enough water to fill up the bowl where you will be soaking your feet. Boil the water and cool it down a bit until it is warm and pleasant to touch.

Add anti fungal agents

This is where regular soaks become foot soaks to cure fungus.

Ingredients you can add:

Tea tree oil
Vitamin E oil

Add half a cup of apple cider vinegar to the water you have prepared. Soak your feet for 10-20 minutes, rinse them off and dry well. You can do this a few times a week or until the fungus is gone.

Add a few drops of tea tree oil to the water. Again, soak your feet, rinse and dry well.

Dilute 1 tablespoon of bleach with approximately 1 gallon of water. Bleach is a potent anti fungal agent.


Vinegar, tea tree oil, and bleach can be irritants. To make sure you can use them, do a skin patch test by applying a bit on your inner arm. If there is no irritation, proceed. If there is, do not use these foot soaks to cure fungus.

Salt can be added, a cup will work, to water. Soak your feet and then dry well.

Careful! If the fungus infection has progressed and there are blisters or open wounds, don't use it.

Finally, Vitamin E is an excellent soothing ingredient, and in this case, it will help the skin heal faster. Add a few drops of Vitamin E (break open a capsule or use a bottled version of the oil) into water. Soak your feet and pat dry. You don't have to rinse the feet off. When they're dry, using a Q-tip, add more Vitamin oil on the affected are for best results.

Not a big fan of foot soaks? Here are other athlete's foot home remedies and toenail fungus cures you can try.

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