Essential oils for ingrown toenails and dry feet

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Are you suffering from ingrown toenail cuts and dry feet? These issues can be painful, especially when they get infected. But these problems have solutions and there are numerous products out there for these issues. Natural products like essential oils are popular for ingrown toenails and dry feet because of their many properties.

The essential oils from Myrrh, frankincense, bergamot, and tea tree are especially beneficial to the skin in so many ways. They possess compounds that can improve the health of the skin and overall appearance of your feet! The good news is that CANhaveTODAY combined these oils into one product: Healing Legends. But first, let’s discuss ingrown toenails and dry feet. We’ll look at their causes then explore some common remedies.

Ingrown toenails and dry feet

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Ingrown toenails are very common. This condition happens when the edge of your nails grows into the soft flesh instead of outwards. This causes pain, swelling, and inflammation. In worse cases, the ingrown toenail cuts the skin and flesh and may lead to infection.

Home remedies to ingrown toenails include dipping the feet into warm water with Epsom salt. This relieves pain from the ingrown and treat possible fungal infections, but it can also cause dryness when done regularly.

Meanwhile, dry feet may be caused by many different factors like harsh chemicals, medical conditions, the environment, or dehydration. The most commonly used remedy for cracked feet are petroleum jelly, foot creams, foot and scrubs. While these are effective, there are natural alternatives available to treat dry skin.

Essential oils can help soothe the pain of an ingrown toenail and by reducing inflammation, healing damaged skin faster, and even helping prevent infections in the first place. These essential oil also have moisturizing effects to dry feet and cracked heels! Even better, CANhaveTODAY formulated Healing Legends with essential oils that have great wound healing, antimicrobial, and moisturizing properties.

Improve foot health and appearance with Healing Legends

Healing Legends product photo, lid leaning on the side, product contains essential oils that help with ingrown toe nail and dry skin

Healing Legends is a soothing salve formulated by CANhaveTODAY to help in healing skin damage, getting rid of dry skin, and preventing and fighting infections. This salve contains myrrh, frankincense, bergamot, and tea tree essential oils—all of which have moisturizing, pain-relieving, and anti-inflammatory properties that can help with dry skin, ingrown toenails, and the damage they may cause. These properties can help soothe dry skin, relieve the pain from the pressure of the nail on flesh, and reduce its swelling.

A quick note: This product contains Sodium borate. The government of Canada does not recommend the use of products containing Sodium borate on open wounds, cuts, or abrasions.

What does its main ingredients do?

The mentioned essential oils also possess the ability to fight bacteria and fungi, preventing infections and helping clear infected sites. If you use Healing Legends, you won’t have to worry about getting infections on your ingrown nail. This product is excellent in helping heal skin damage, too!

But there’s more. Healing Legends is also a moisturizing product, helping clear cracked skin on the heels and dry skin on the feet. This will leave the feet looking and feeling better.

Transform your feet and make your skin healthier with Healing Legends! Here are the properties it has that will improve your skin’s health.

 Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)Frankincense (Boswellia carteri)
AntibacterialStrong [1]Mild to Strong [13]Mild to Strong [25]Moderate [41]
– AcneStrong [1]Moderate [13]Mild to Strong [25]Moderate [4]
– CellulitisStrong [1]
– ItchStrong [1]Strong [14]Strong [26]Moderate [41]
– Skin infectionsStrong [1]Strong [13]Mild to Strong [27]Moderate
Anti-inflammatoryModerate to Strong [2]Strong [15]Strong [28]Strong [6]
   – AcneStrong [1]Moderate [13]Strong [29]Strong [6]
   – SwellingModerate to Strong [2]Strong [15]Strong [28]Strong [6]
AntifungalModerate to Strong [3]Moderate to Strong [16]Moderate to Strong [30]Moderate to Strong [1]
   – Athlete’s foot (Foot itch)Moderate to Strong [4]Moderate to Strong [17]Strong [31]Moderate to Strong [1]
   – ItchModerate to Strong [1]Moderate [13]Moderate to Strong [1]
AntimicrobialStrong [1]Mild to Strong [13,16]Mild to Strong [25,30]Moderate to Strong [42, 1]
Antioxidant (fights skin damage and aging)Moderate to Strong [5]Mild to Strong [13]Mild to Strong [32]Mild to Strong [43]
AntiparasiticModerate to Strong [6,7]Mild to Strong [18] Mild to Strong [44,45]
Antispasmodic (relieves muscle spasms)Moderate to Strong [8]Strong [19] – Intestinal spasms  Strong [33] – Intestinal spasmsModerate to Strong [46,47]
Insecticidal (Kills insects)Strong [9]Moderate to Strong [20]Strong [48]
Moisturizing (for dry and/or cracked skin)Mild to Strong [10]Strong (Very Strong with Frankincense) [21]Strong [34]Strong [49]
Reduces bruisingModerate to Strong [11]ModerateModerate to StrongStrong [50]
Reduces cellulite
Reduces hyperpigmentationStrong [12]Moderate [4]Strong [35]Strong [51,52]
Reduces or relieves painModerate [22]Strong [36]Strong [53]
Repels InsectsStrong [9]Strong [23] Mild to Moderate [37,38]Strong [54]
Treats cramps –
Heals woundsModerate to Strong [10]Strong [24]Moderate to Strong [39,40]Strong [55]
Table 1. Properties of Soothing Juggernaut’s ingredients


How to relieve an ingrown toenail?

You can soak your foot in warm water with Epsom salt, apply an antibiotic ointment, and take over-the-counter pain killers to relieve an ingrown toenail.

How does an ingrown toenail happen?

Improper nail trimming, wearing tight shoes, and toe injuries can contribute to ingrown toenails.

What are the typical symptoms of ingrown toenails?

Symptoms of ingrown toenails include pain or tenderness along the edge of the toenail, redness and welling around the affected area, warm sensation in the surrounding skin, and a pus-filled area in the case of an infection.

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