Yellow nails are an affection often caused by fungal infections. But also you can confront with yellow nails because of using chemical products, detergents etc. Another causes of yellow nails can be : yellow nails syndrome caused by systemic diseases and respiratory diseases, psoriasis, diabetes or liver disease.
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Symptoms of yellow nails:
- yellowing of a portion of a nail, the whole nail or nails.
- apparition of stains of the nails
- disappearance of natural gloss
- unpleasant smell
I suggest you 10 homemade natural treatments against yellow nails:
1. Almond oil and honey against yellow nails
Mix almond oil with olive oil and honey. Put the mixture on the nails. Cover your hand with cotton gloves and leave the mask to action overnight.
2. Clay powder against yellow nails
Mix well 2 spoons of clay power with 2 teaspoons of olive oil, a little lemon juice and 6 drops of lavender oil. Apply the mixture on your nails, massaging them. Leave it to action 10-15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
3. Rose water against yellow nails
Mix 2 spoons of rose water with 1 teaspoon of glycerin. Apply the mixture every night on your nails.
4. Lemon against yellow nails
Mix 1 cup of lemon juice with 1 cup of water. Keep 15 minutes your hands in the mixture. After that, massage your nails using a lemon peel. Rinse your hands with warm water.
5. Baking soda against yellow nails
Mix equal quantities of baking soda with water. You have to obtain a paste. Apply this paste on your nails and leave it to action 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water, until you remove the baking soda.
6. Strawberries against yellow nails
Prepare a paste with 1 spoon of baking soda and 4-5 strawberries. Apply the paste in your nails and leave it to action 10 minutes. You can repeat this treatment 3-4 times per week.
7. Tea tree oil against yellow nails
Prepare a mixture with tea tree oil and olive oil. Apply it in your nails several weeks.
8. Olive oil and oregano oil against yellow nails
Mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil with 2 drops of oregano essential oil. Massage your nails with this mixture of oils. Do not use this treatment more than 3 weeks.
9. Apple vinegar against yellow nails
Prepare a mixture with equal quantities of warm water and apple vinegar. Keep your nails in this mixture 15-20 minutes, 2-3 times per day.
10. Almond oil against yellow nails
Mix some drops of lemon essential oil with almond oil. Apply the mixture on your nails and keep it 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water.[/expand]