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Best Toenail Fungus Cure – Nail Fungus Remedy That Actually Works

Many of us may have had the unfortunate experience of having to deal with toenail fungus. In my case, I have had the unfortunate experience of having to deal with an extremely stubborn case of it. A case that has lasted almost my whole life.

I am very full of gratitude when I say that after years of trying remedy after remedy, I have finally found an effective solution! I sighed in relief when I began to see the new nail growing. I had not seen my nail grow like it does now in decades.

This nearly magical remedy is a liquid consisting of quinna bark extract, peroxide, and preservatives. It has a strong stench and I could feel it’s sting especially when I first began to treat the affected nail.

How it began / Missed the Window

When I was about ten years old, the problem in the nail started. It was a very small part of the nail that was a different color. Unfortunately, I wasn’t too concerned about it and only allowed it to worsen. I obviously missed the window where treating the fungus might have been a whole lot easier.

I would pick at it attempting to remove whatever was under the nail that was causing the color. My attempts were futile.

In no time, the edge of my nail seemed to have developed a puss-like color and I knew I needed to look for a toenail fungus cure. The seemingly endless search had begun.

 

The Endless Search – Remedies I tried

I remember trying an array of products, some were intended as a nail fungus remedy, and some were not. Some seemed to help, but nothing really cured it.

I tried a nail fungus treatment that was brushed on the nail. It was a small bottle that I purchased at Walmart. It seemed to help a bit but the fungus always crept back.

I also tried dipping my toe in Listerine. i read about it somewhere online, so I thought I would give it “whirl”. This seemed to help a lot but unfortunately in was a pricey method which i could not continue.

Tea tree oil as a fungus remedy seemed to be popular online so I even gave that a shot as well. It definitely seemed to clean my nail but the pesky fungus endured.

Lost Nail – Lost Hope

I suffered an accident in which a large TV (waay before plasmas), fell on my tender infected big toe. After screaming in pain like I was going to die, I thought, “Hey, maybe the nail will fall off, and I will get a new nail with no fungus.

The nail began to grown as normal, but once it reached the end of my cuticle, the fungus showed up again.

The nail fungus got really bad and it spread to almost the center of the nail. I can definitely say that I lost hope and before you know it, it even started to deform.

Once it was deformed the edge began to become a painful ingrown. And by then I thought I would definitely have it for the rest of my life.

The Quinna Bark Miracle – Great Find in Honduras

While in Honduras, a new product began to pop up in several stores. It pictured a toenail with almost exactly the same symptoms as mine in one picture and an unaffected toenail in the other.

By then the infected nail had gotten so bad that it was very painful. Even though my previous attempts to heal the nail were unsuccessful, I figured it was still worth a shot.

The instructions said to apply twice daily, but honestly i applied it probably twice that amount. Within a week I began to see the difference along my cuticle. The side of the nail began to grow in a normal color and was smooth again!

Before you know it, I had a fully attached, smooth toenail. It had been so long since it looked normal that I couldn’t stop staring at it. I had finally found toenail fungus cure that worked.

I decided that i wanted to share this product with the world. To purchase it, click here. 

If you have any questions or experiences you want to share, please leave them in the comment section.

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Aloe Vera – Ancient Miracle Plant

I have a dinosaur size aloe vera plant in my yard. It’s huge! I use it for just about everything and still flourishes. I live in San Pedro Sula which has very tropical hot weather. It is perfect weather for it to grow the way it has.

Aloe vera benefits have been known for centuries upon centuries. It’s actually one of the oldest plants mentioned on record and widely used by ancient Chinese and Egyptians for countless uses including reducing fever to treating burns.

I personally use it for all of the above and relieving my scalp when it itches, as a smoothie for it’s reported digestive benefits, and I have even used it on my dog to help relieve her dry skin. (And believe me, she loves me for that.)

Here in Honduras, there are many aloe vera based products. You can find soaps, lotions, shampoos, facial creams, and even beverages.

I will soon share some of the aloe vera products I find. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comment section and I will reply as soon as possible.

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Coconut Oil

 

One benefit about living in Honduras is the availability of fresh coconuts and all types of coconut based products. It is not uncommon to have my life saved by street vendors selling iced cold coconut water while walking through San Pedro Sula’s hot streets.

Aside from life saving iced cold coconut water, one of my favorite coconut products is good ol’ pure coconut oil. Its benefits are countless. It is truly a super food with uses that extend far beyond the kitchen.

In Honduras coconut oil can be found at most health and beauty stores but also by street vendors on the beach. The best coconut oil I have ever tried, I purchased from a little boy on a popular beach in Tela, Honduras. It even had small visible pieces of coconut and smelled and tasted absolutely amazing.

It has very potent antimicrobial properties that make it very effective to help relieve stomach and indigestion problems. It’s even used as an anti-aging moisturizer that keeps skin soft and elastic.

Many people use coconut oil to help restore damaged hair and as a general moisturizer. It is also popular as a flavor enhancer and a tasty ingredient in many foods.

I can go on and on about coconut oil’s benefits. There are entire books dedicated to its benefits. I encourage all to use it and take advantage of its benefits.

If you have any questions about coconut oil or any coconut oil based products, please leave them in the comment section and I will happily reply.

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Batana Oil Shampoo

Batana oil based products are one of the most popular health and beauty products coming from Honduras. Their deep restoring properties have helped the Moskito people for centuries but now have also attracted people from all over the world.

It seems that many are becoming educated about damaged hair remedies and trying to avoid remedies that may have side effects. Jada Pinkett Smith recently reported using steroid injections to treat her hair loss. I would imagine that most people would want to start in a milder fashion.

As some may know, natural batana oil has been used for centuries to treat hair and skin disorders.

In my search for batana oil based products, I discovered only two variations of shampoos so far (In Honduras). I have seen several variations online, but I would question the freshness of a product produced anywhere ojon palms don’t grow.

The first type I will discuss is from a company called Helix’e. Their brand appears on several natural health and beauty products from Honduras. This particular shampoo’s color is dark with “creamy” swirls. I always shake it to even out its consistency. It is a very thick shampoo that lathers beautifully and leaves hair feeling soft and full of body. Over all, I have to say that it is an excellent product. I actually keep a bottle in my bathroom all though I personally use it maybe once or twice a week just to supplement the natural batana oil I use. I have found it in both 8 and 16 oz bottles.

The second type is an unbranded type that simply says “Shampoo de Batana” on the label. It is a much lighter color and consistency. It creates a much milder lather and seems to have a light fragrance. In comparison to the Helix’e brand one it is much inferior although I like its mildness better for everyday use and it is a bit gentler on my pocket as well. This particular shampoo I have only found in 16 oz bottles.

In my journeys I will continue to seek new batana oil based products as well as other health and beauty products from the region. I will continue to update on my findings.

If you have any questions about batana shampoos or any other health and beauty products, please let us know by leaving them in the comment section below. I will gladly help you.

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Quina Cinchona

In my walks through the market in el “Barrio Medina” here in San Pedro Sula, I noticed bags of tree bark being sold. My curiosity wouldn’t allow me to walk by without asking what it was.

It turned out to be “quina”. Still not knowing what that was, I scratched my head and walked away. I went home and did some research though. Turns out this tree bark is very useful. After reading up on it and realizing that I could definitely benefit from it, I went back and bought some in powder form.

Quina cinchona (Cinchona officinalis) is a tree bark that has been found useful in treating many ailments such as Malaria and stomach issues. It known to increase appetite. It is also used in facial toners and tonics. I recently experienced nearly miraculous results using a quina based nail fungus treatment. (I will share more about this experience in another post)

The taste is very bitter and a bit acidic. I must say, I’m glad my curiosity got the best of me.

If you have any questions about quina or quina based products, please leave them in the comments section below. I will gladly reply soon.

 

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Batana Oil

For many centuries, the Moskito people in Central America have used batana oil for many of its skin and hair health benefits. I will discuss the two different types of 100% pure batana oils I have used.

Batana oil is a rich moisturizing oil that is extracted from the nut of the ojon palm (also known as the American palm). It is excellent in treating dry and damaged hair and skin. There are also many reports that it is great for treating hair loss, scars, and even diminishing gray hairs.

I personally use it regularly to keep me from developing dandruff (which I used to suffer from) and keeping my hands and cuticles feeling moisturized and healthy. (Only a small amount needed)

When I was younger living in the US, I recall my uncle bringing my mom a Gerber baby jar full of a brown substance. I remember his excitement in explaining to my mom that it was a natural product from Honduras that was great for your hair.

My mom always brought up that story as she fell in love with the brown substance in the glass jar but had a hard time getting more once she ran out.

Many years later, I ended up moving to Honduras and within no time I ran into this interesting brown substance in a glass jar. I bought some and soon fell in love with its results. Soon enough, I discovered that there were two types of pure batana oil sold in all different types of containers.


Grainy & Chunky

So far I have found two types of 100% natural batana oils in Honduras. I will discuss the two in detail to allow readers to tell the difference and be able to make an informed decision. At first glance they are the same thing: they both have a coffee-ish blended with chocolate with a hint of tobacco kind of smell. Both oil types solidify in cool environments and liquefy in hotter ones.

I will break down the two types of batana oils into their texture; the “grainy” type which is dark and thick and the “chunky” type which is lighter and seems thinner. Personally I love the smell of both and have find that both have its benefits.

The Grainy Type

The grainy type is the type of of oil usually found in recycled Gerber baby food jars. I have even seen it sold in emptied rum bottles and other containers. It is a very dark substance with little “grains” within. Personally I like this type the most because it seems to stay put when applying to the scalp.

 

The Chunky Type

The chunky type is much lighter (almost orange) in color and has a wax-like appearance. It is popular within the “branded” market and usually sold in plastic bottles. I like this type for my hand as it seems to dissolve and leave less residue.

Online I have seen both types being sold in all types of containers. One type of popular packaging I have seen lately is tin cans with fancy labels (and equally fancy prices).

Most batana oil comes from Honduras. To be more precise, it comes from the jungle in Honduras in a part that you can only reach by plane or boat. It has been produced by the Moskito people of Honduras and Nicaragua for centuries.

In future posts I will discuss other batana oil based products I have found such as soaps, shampoos, conditioners, treatments, and blends.
If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below and I will be happy to help you out.

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Health is Wealth

When viewing maps of Central America, you can see large portions of rich forest through out. In Honduras in particular, these forest or jungle are home to thousands of plant species many of which are still being discovered to this day.

There you will find many “miracle” plants, which have been used to centuries to treat many different ailments from simple dandruff to hair loss, to curing malaria and treating nail fungi.

I will be sharing my findings with you on the health and beauty items I find around products from here in Honduras and the Central American region.

Also, if you have any personal experiences with any products mentioned or have recommendations on products I should look for, please share with us in the comment section below.