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Hangnails Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Hangnails Symptoms
Pus filled Blisters
Skin turns red around the Nail
Skin tenderness around the Nail
Changes in shape of affected Nail
Partially detached Skin around the Nail

Hangnails Cured By

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Hangnail is a disease of the nails. Torn skin at the edge of the finger or toe nail is known as Hangnail.
In this, the excessive skin around the nail gets partially detached. It is very annoying and causes pain.
It mainly occurs due to dry cuticle. The cuticle is the dead skin present at the base of the Nails.
Some people have the habit of biting or picking Nails. It may be a reason behind Hangnails.

It is advised not to pluck the Hangnails, it might be very painful and may even cause bleeding.
Apply some moisturizer on the dry cuticle.

Causes of Hangnails
Dry Cuticle
Protein Deficiency
Habit of biting or picking Nails

If not treated properly, Hangnails may cause
Bacterial Infections

Vitamin E oil is the best remedy for Hangnails. It acts as a moisturizer and is also good for skin health.

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Materia Medica for Hangnails

Single Herb

Honey ( Shehad ) for Hangnails

Honey ( Shehad ) contains Anti-inflammatory and Antibacterial properties. These properties act against infection and reduce inflammation.
Apply Honey ( Shehad ) on the affected area. Leave it for 3 to 4 hours before washing. Do it on daily basis. Honey ( Shehad ) eliminates the problem and prevents its further chances of occurrence . As it is a good Humectant, it helps the skin to absorb moisture as much as it can.

Avocado ( Makhanphal ) for Hangnails

Avocado ( Makhanphal ) is rich in Vitamin E, which provides the required moisture to the skin. It also helps in quick healing.
Take out the pulp of Avocado ( Makhanphal ). Mash it and add little Coconut Oil. Mix. Apply it over affected places. Leave it for 3 to 4 hour. Wash with normal water.

Rose Essential Oil for Hangnails

Rose Essential Oil softens and hydrates the skin. Apply two drops of Rose Essential Oil on your hand and dry cuticles followed by any hand cream. Repeat the process as needed.

Lavender Essential Oil for Hangnails

Take one teaspoon of Vitamin E oil and add 24 drops of Lavender Essential oil in it. Mix them well. Apply two drops of this oil blend to the dry cuticles and nails. Repeat the process once a day.
It will strengthen the nails.
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