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Tea Tree Oil

The antifungal treatments that you can buy from the chemist, designed for thrush or for athlete’s foot, do not penetrate nails and are not worth trying. Some patients try tee tree oil we have found that it makes little or no difference to toenail fungus. More recently studies have suggested that Tea tree Oil in fact may cause harm one study suggests that it “its application at sub-lethal concentrations may contribute to the development of antibiotic resistance in human pathogens”
The EU’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Products says the undiluted oil is a ‘severe irritant’ to the skin. And the risky chemicals become even stronger if the oil is stored at room temperature and exposed to light and air. Some experts advise using a concentration of only 1%.

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