Ringworm Herbal Treatment - McDowell's Herbal Treatments


Ringworm is a fungal skin infection caused by several different fungi and are generally classified by its location on the body.

  • Athletes Foot usually occurs in the warmer weather, the fungi grows between the toes in the warm moist conditions. It can range from very mild to a more severe raw, itchy and painful rash. Because it can cause the skin to crack it may lead to bacterial infections.
  • Jock Itch is much more common in men and can be caused by a variety of fungi and yeasts. It produces itchy red ring like patches in the groin or upper thighs.
  • Scalp Ringworm begins with a red scaly rash and may cause a patch of hair loss . It is extremely contagious amongst children. The mix can be added to hair conditioner to more easily reach the scalp.
  • Nail Ringworm produces a thickened, lustreless and deformed nail . This is much more common in toe nails, eventually the nail may crumble and fall off. Also see the finger nail health site.
  • Body Ringworm can develop any where on the skin with pink to red round patches with a clear centre.

One may ask, are you allowing someone or something to get under your skin? Maybe you are not feeling good enough or clean enough.

Externally apply a soothing cream that includes Thuja and Calendula, as well as the Bach Flowers Centaury, and Crab Apple.

Continue treatment for 2 weeks after all signs have gone.

Ringworm Scalp Treatment

Jock Itch Treatment

Nail Fungal Infection


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