Coconut Oil & Turmeric For Athlete’s Foot

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


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