Nails and Home Remedies

Smile December 21, 2012 2
  • Combine three tablespoons of olive oil and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Soak the nails in this mixture for ten minutes and then dry them with a towel. This is the best home remedy that one can adopt to strengthen and grow the nails fast.
  • To heal nail problems and promote growth, soak your nails in a solution comprising of half a cup of tomato juice mixed with two tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Applying warm olive oil over the nails with a cotton swab is also another effective procedure for nail growth.
  • To regain the natural shine of the nails, rub a slice of lemon over them gently for few minutes and then rinse with water.
  • Massage your hands and nails regularly with either flax seed oil, pumpkin seed oil, almond oil, ¬†jojoba oil, wheat germ oil or vitamin E oil. These oils are very effective in boosting the growth of nails.
  • Make a solution of lavender oil and tea tree oil in equal proportions. Then dilute the mixture with water. Soak the nails for about five minutes. Follow this routine at least once a week to avoid any kind of nail damage and breakage.
  • Increase the intake of white tea and green tea. These will improve the quality of your nails.
  • Get manicures done, either at home or at saloons, at frequent intervals if you want to flaunt healthy looking nails.
  • Take foods that are rich in Vitamin A, E, B2, B12, C, D, proteins, iron, and calcium. Consume a wide variety of fruits, leafy vegetables and nuts for sparkly nails.
  • Plus, for proper nail development drink lots of water throughout the day.


  1. Biter December 21, 2012 at 6:12 PM - Reply

    How to stop nail biting?. Any good habit?

  2. Smile December 26, 2012 at 5:28 PM - Reply

    To stop nail biting one has to decide it with his own will and then where there is a will there is a way.

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