Tinea & Fungus
Also known as: Dermaphytoses; Ringworm
Highly infectious Fungal Disease caused by various detrimental Fungi. Tinea will not heal without intervention. The symptoms are itching, red, scaly skin on the area affected. These Substances Alleviate Tinea Bacteria- Beneficial Lactobacillus acidophilus (applied topically) counteracts the Detrimental Fungi that cause Tinea.
Vitamin C (powder applied topically) can kill the Detrimental Fungi that cause Tinea Grapefruit extract is very high in Vitamin C and Bioflaveniods.
These Foods or Herbs Alleviate Tinea
Active Constituents Calendula (crushed petals or ointment applied topically) helps to cure Tinea [anecdotal]. Cider Vinegar (applied topically) reputedly alleviates Tinea. Cinnamon (applied topically) inhibits the progression of the Fungi that cause Tinea. Eucalyptus Oil (applied topically) alleviates Tinea. Garlic (applied topically) reputedly alleviates Tinea, [caution: excessive topical application of Garlic can cause Skin irritation]. Grapefruit Extract is available in many products, including Foot Powder which has proven to be very effective on athletes foot. Neem Oil (applied topically) inhibits the Detrimental Fungi that cause Tinea. Onion (juice applied topically to the affected area) alleviates Tinea. Red Clover flowers (applied topically) reputedly alleviates Tinea [anecdotal]. Whey acts powerfully on the Fungi that cause Tinea.
Medical Name: Onychomycosis: Tinea capitis: Ringworm of the scalp: Trichophyton verrucosum Tinea corporis Ringworm of the body: Microsporum canis Trichophyton tonsurans Trichyophyton verrucosum Tinea cruris (Also known as Jock Itch) Ringworm of the groin: Tinea pedis Ringworm of the feet: Epidermophyton floccosum Trichophyton mentagrophytes Trichophyton rubrum
Area Affected Underlying Fungus Ringworm of the nails: Epidermophyton floccosum Microsporum canis