Products used: 1 part thyme oil to 5 parts coconut oil AM, urea cream PM
For over a year, I have been experimenting with various other treatments besides the first one I tried (tea tree oil, coconut oil, Kerasal Nail).
After three months of using thyme oil, I have concluded that neither it nor anything else I’ve used up to this point is as strong as tea tree oil as a topical anti-fungal. Period. I wish I never switched away from using it, but I thought at the time I could find something that would work better or faster.
I think that after a while of treating nail fungus, you end up knocking out the weaker strains of the fungus and leaving the strongest, meanest, angriest strains. I’m concerned that this last bit of fungus that is holding on is a more resistant strain of fungus than what I started with. Could this be why it’s such a difficult condition to be completely rid of?
Due to these concerns, I’m going to hit it hard with everything I’ve got. Starting today I am going back to the original, tried and true tea tree oil mixture – except I’m going to be applying the tea tree oil as strong as I can stand it. Originally I mixed it 1:20 with coconut oil. Now I’m just going to put it on undiluted and then rub some coconut oil on. See the step by step guide for details.