African studies show that virgin coconut oil, a folk remedy for treating such fungal skin infections as athlete’s foot and ringworm, has antifungal properties. Likewise, turmeric is an antifungal agent.
Note: Turmeric is traditionally used to dye fabrics yellow. It will temporarily stain your skin and permanently stain clothing.
What You Need
- 1/4 cup (56g) coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon (2g) ground turmeric
Preparation And Use
1Over low heat, melt the oil in a pan. It happens in a matter of seconds.
2Whisk in the turmeric.
3Turn off the heat.
4Pour the mixture into a clean dish.
5When cool, spread on the affected area.
6Allow to soak in for 15 to 20 minutes.
7Rinse off and dry the area thoroughly