Cure for Toenail Fungus

Prof. Robert L. Chatburn, MHHS, RRT-NPS, FAARC



  • Cotton balls
  • Steel nail file
  • Nail scissors
  • Toothbrush
  • Fabric self-sticking bandage wrap (drugstore see photo on Amazon)
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Sovereign Silver bio-active hydrosol (10%)


  1. Start by debridement – file and cut away as much nail as you can
    • The idea is to expose as much infected skin as possible
    • Also, file, scrape, and cut as much infected skin as you can stand
  2. Use the toothbrush dipped in peroxide to scrub the area as much as you can stand
  3. Dry off the toe and form a cotton ball into a little bundle that will just cover 2 toes
  4. Moisten the cotton ball with the silver solution
  5. Use a strip of bandage wrap to fasten the ball over two toes, even if the adjacent toe is not infected, this will help prevent spread of infection
  6. Use the dropper in the silver solution bottle to saturate the cotton ball
  7. Leave the poultice in place for as many hours of the day as you can, even at night
    • You may want to cover your foot with a hospital sock to keep the poultice in place
    • Periodically re-wet the cotton ball with silver solution
  8. Use a Q-tip to apply silver solution to all uninfected toes to prevent contamination or appearance of latent infection
  9. Repeat the process every morning until all white areas and signs of fungus are gone
    • For me, all signs of fungus were gone in less than a week