How To Get Rid of Ringworms Fast - The Natural Way
Ringworm is a Fungus not a Worm!
Let me clarify first that ringworm is not a worm! Also known as tinea corporis, this highly contagious and annoying skin lesion is actually a fungus. Be cautious: this fungal skin infection can easily spread to children and pets. Once the household is infected, it will be quite a chore to get rid of for good.
There are several topical ointments, creams, and even oral medications that your doctor will prescribe. These are all very expensive and not 100% effective.
The best natural and effective way to cure and get rid of ringworms is simple: buy Apple Cider Vinegar. Get used to the smell because you will need to douse yourself and your household with this product. In no time, you, your pet, and child will be ringworm free!
Simple Solution: Apple Cider Vinegar
Steps for quick recovery: Use on skin topically, bathe in it, use on your bedding & clothing, spray your pets, and drink it!
1. Place on all ringworm patches several times a day with a cotton ball
2. Spray your clothing with apple cider vinegar
3. Drink it! Place 1 Tablespoon of this vinegar in 8 ounces of water.
** Don't be alarmed if your urine starts to smell like vinegar!
4. Spray your pet apple cider vinegar. You can even bathe your pet in apple cider vinegar. Even place 1 tablespoon of vinegar in pet's drinking water.
5. Use apple cider vinegar in washing machine
6. Place apple cider vinegar in a spritz bottle to help cover hard to reach areas ( for upper back and scalp).
7. Spray apple cider vinegar on your furniture, bedding, and carpets.
How Does Apple Cider Vinegar Work?
Apple cider vinegar will alter your skin's pH levels making it inhabitable for the fungal infection to thrive. Drinking the vinegar will also create the same effect within your system and keep you from developing recurrent ringworm infections.
Questions and Answers
- Is it okay to drink apple cider vinegar? YES
- Is it okay for my pet to drink/lick apple cider vinegar? YES
- Can I apply apple cider vinegar to my skin several times a day? YES
- Is it okay to bathe in apple cider vinegar? YES
- Is it okay to apply apple cider vinegar on skin several times a day? YES
- I got apple cider vinegar in my eye, is it okay? YES, but do try to flush eye with water or saline
- Can I use apple cider vinegar to disinfect my bedding and clothing? YES
- Where can I buy apple cider vinegar? Any grocery store
- Does apple cider vinegar burn? YES, especially if you have active ringworm lesions
- How often should I apply the apple cider vinegar to the lesion? As often as you can.
- How do I know the apple cider vinegar is working? It will burn less on subsequent applications if the ringworm is healing
- How long should I continue to apply apple cider vinegar after ringworm appears to heal? Continue another 2-3 weeks to make sure the ringworm is gone for good
- Does apple cider vinegar smell? YES, but it is only temporary!
Other Excellent Natural Tips
- Consider taking a bathe in Baking Soda (2 tablespoons) and Epsom Salt (1-2 cups)
- Sprinkle Baking Soda on your carpets to kill the fungus
- Drink and eat foods rich in vitamin C
- Go swimming! Chlorinated swimming pools will dry up the lesions. Chlorine helps to open your pores to better soak in the apple cider vinegar. It also helps to infiltrate your scalp and hard to reach places better.
- Go to the beach! Soaking in salty water will dry up the lesions
- Wash all clothing and bedding in hot hot water! Bleach is not needed.
Stay away from Bleach
Although Bleach is also effective in killing the fungus/ the ringworm. Please stay away from using this harsh chemical. It really is not safe to put bleach on your skin and of course bleach will ruin your clothing and bedding. Please do not place your children or pets in reach of bleach.
Warning: Bleach in eyes can lead to permanent blindness.
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