Garlic Remedies Athlete's Foot



Garlic has great antifungal qualities which make it a perfect home remedy for athlete's foot.

Commerical creams, lotions, and powders can call cause side effects of itching, redness, and swelling. Garlic is less expensive and is easily obtainable in any grocery store and is easy to grow for the home gardener.

Garlic contains a substance called ajoene. Scientists at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey have found that by applying a garlic solution to affected areas cures 100 percent of all cases. Whereas topical drugs such as Lamisil were effective only 94 percent of the time.

There are other natural cures for athletes foot as well.

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