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Brittle Nails Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Brittle Nails
Medical Name
Hindi Name
Kamzor Nakhoon
Brittle Nails Symptoms
Brittle Nails
Weak Nails
Abnormal Structure of the Nails
Abnormal Color of the Nails
Abnormal Shape of the Nails

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Brittle Nails is a disease of the Nails.
The abnormal Shape, Color and Structure of the Nails is termed as Brittle Nails. It means that the Nails are hard but are weak and break easily.
The nails are formed from a substance known as keratin. It is type of protein that makes the Nails Hard. It is formed by the cells present underneath the Skin. When the Nails are soft, brittle and splits easily, then call it Onychoschizia. There are various causes that may lead to Brittle Nails. The Nails get brittle with age. If the the Nails get brittle in an early age then, there may be another disorder. Diagnose the reasons first, then take the remedy.

Causes of Brittle Nails
Poor Diet
Skin Diseases
Liver Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Fungal Infections
Sjogren's Syndrome
Selenium Poisoning
Hormonal Imbalance
Other Health Problems
Excessive use of Nailpaints
Viral or Bacterial Infections
Deficiency of Iron, Proteins and Vitamins

If not treated Properly, Brittle Nails may cause

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Materia Medica for Brittle Nails

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Almond Oil ( Badam Ka Tel ) for Brittle Nails

Almond Oil ( Badam Ka Tel ) contains potassium and zinc which help to nourish and hydrate our nails. These properties reduce breakage of nails. Just massage your nails with Almond Oil ( Badam Ka Tel ) for 3 to 4 minutes daily and keep your nails healthy.

Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha ) for Brittle Nails

Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha in India ) is a rich source of Silica which is an essential nutrient for nail health. It makes the nails more healthy and strong.
Grind the dried Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha in India ). Put one tablespoon of powdered Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha in India ) in a cup of hot water. Let it steep for 15 minutes. Soak the nails in lukewarm solution for 15 to 20 minutes. Repeat the process daily and do not forget to apply a good carrier oil over the nails.
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Herbal Treatment For Brittle Nails 1

Mixture of Lemon Juice and Argan Oil is an ideal cure for Brittle Nails. In this combination, Lemon Juice prevents the further damage and also fights with free radicals. Argan Oil brings back the strength and thickness to the nails.
Take equal amount of Lemon Juice and Argan Oil in a bowl. Dip affected nails for 10 minutes, then wash them off. Do it twice a day.
OR : Take 1 tablespoon of Lemon Juice and add to warm glass of water. Dip your nails for 10 min. It will make your nails white.

Herbal Treatment For Brittle Nails 2

Take powdered Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha in India ). Put a tablespoon of powder in a cup of hot water. Cover the cup and leave it for 15 minutes. Let it lukewarm. Soak the affected nails in the solution for 15 minutes. Pat dry the nails.
Now, take a tablespoon of Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel in India ) and slightly warm it. Add half tablespoon juice of Lemon ( Nimboo in India ) in the oil. Apply the mixture on nails and wrap the nails with soft cloth or cotton. Leave it overnight. Repeat the process daily to get over from Brittle Nails.
In this formula :
Horsetail ( Ashwa Pucchha in India ) provides adequate amount of Silica which builds the nail health.
Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka tel in India ) improves the thickness of the nails.
Lemon ( Nimboo in India ) fights with free radicals and also prevents the future damage.

Herbal Treatment For Brittle Nails 3

Take 2 tablespoons each of Aloe Vera gel and Witch Hazel oil or gel. Mix them well and apply over your fingernails.
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Avtar Kaur ( England. Leeds. )
07 Mar 2017
Hello, i would like to know a remedy for Brittle bones. I have pain in my legs and my doctor tested for Bone thinning and the result is positive. Please HELP
07 Mar 2017
Dear Avtar
Have 1 capsule of Bamboo Silica. It is very good for hair, Skin and Nails. take it for 1 month.
Have 1 capsule of Hadjod ( winged Treebine ) for 1 month.
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