Cornmeal is an effective remedy against toenail fungus. One of the wackier treatments for toenail fungus is cornmeal. While there may not be any clinical trials for this remedy, The People’s Pharmacy says it’s surprisingly effective against nail fungus. But you’re not going to eat it — you’re going to put it right on your toes. Add one part cornmeal to two parts warm water in a foot bath. Soak your feet for about half hour. Repeat every other day for one month.
Snakeroot extract comes from plants of the sunflower family. A study conducted at the Biomedical Laboratory of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social found that snakeroot extract was an effective treatment for toenail fungus The study involved 96 participants. Forty-nine were treated with an active compound form of snakeroot leaf extract and 47 were given eight percent ciclopirox topical treatment. Researchers found that snakeroot extract was just as effective for toenail fungus as some prescription medications, when applied topically to affected area. To try it yourself, apply every third day for the first month, twice a week for the second month and once a week for the third month.