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Ringworm Health Topic
    Ringworm Health Topic
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    Ringworm Health Topic

    Ringworm is caused by a fungi that lives in hair and on the top layer of skin, and thrives in a warm, moist environment. Symptoms include a circular rash inflamed around the edges, itchiness, and scaling skin around the rash. Ringworm is highly contagious through skin to skin contact and by touching an object that has been in contact with an infected area. Pets with ringworm can transfer the infection to other pets and people they come in contact with. Natural remedies for ringworm include tea tree oil, neem oil, apple cider vinegar, garlic, silver, turmeric powder, and other herbals with known antifungal and antibacterial properties. Use caution when treating pets as they will ingest any topical treatments. Essential oils can be deadly when ingested.

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    Learn More About Ringworm

    1. How to Get Rid of Ringworm

      Ringworm is more closely related to athlete's foot and jock itch, because it's a type of fungal infection called "Tinea". Common symptoms of ringworm include: a circular rash inflamed around the edges, itchiness, and scaling skin around the rash. Natural remedies for ringworm include tea tree oil and apple cider vinegar.

    2. Ringworm on Holisticat

      Discusses silver, neem oil, tumeric powder and more.

    3. Neem Leaf Powder and Ringworm

      The fungi that cause ringworm can live in hair and on the top layer of the skin, and thrive in heat and moisture. Ringworm appears as a red, itchy rash, sometimes in the shape of a ring. Ringworm is contagious, and can be spread through skin to skin contact or by touching an object that has been in contact with an infected area. The neem tree is native to South Asia. The leaves of the neem tree have antibacterial and antifungal properties.

    4. Alternative Remedies for Ringworm

      Discusses several home remedies.

    5. Uses of Aloe Products, e.g. Acemannan, in the Treatment of Diseases Requiring Intervention of the Immune System for Cure

      Acemannan has been shown to be effective in treating a number of conditions where the principal mechanism of resolution or cure requires intervention by the patient's immune system. Acemannan has direct stimulatory effects on the immune system. In addition, acemannan directly interacts with virus or other infectious organisms, infected cells, and tumor cells to produce changes in their immunologically sensitive surface composition to alter the appearance of these agents and cause them to be recognized by the body's immune system and then destroyed. This document contains 51 examples on research and studies on acemannan for wide range of diseases including athlete's foot (50).


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