Ringworm 6 home remedies to treat ringworm

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Ringworm, also known as mashilingi in your local area, is a fungal infection that leads to lesions that can appear on the skin, toenails and fingernails.

They can affect anyone at any age.

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Here are 4 effective home remedies to treat ringworm.

1. Apple Cider Vinegar

Applying some will reduce the impact of ringworm at the root.

2. Tea-tree oil

Has anti-fungal properties that help treat the wound.

3. Garlic

Eating garlic or taking concoctions with garlic can help prevent ringworm.

4. Olive leaf

Reduces the irritation of ringworm and prevents its impact.

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