DIY: Listerine & Vinegar Foot Soak Recipe For Toenail Fungus, Calluses, Dead & Dry Skin!

After hearing so much about Listerine vinegar foot soak combo, I wanted to try it for almost a month now. When I first read about it, I though it was such a weird idea, but since it was so raved upon, I had to try it at home. I really loved it, mainly because it was so easy to make and effectively removed the dead skin, leaving my feet smooth and soft. Listerine and vinegar foot soak is very easy and effective remedy for dry cracked heels.

Vinegar has been used for years to treat toenail fungus, so if you are a person who is suffering from toe nail infection, then this Listerine and vinegar foot soak will work beautifully for you. Listerine has Thymol and it helps to kill the bacteria in the feet. Vinegar is also very effective in killing bacteria in the feet, so it pairs up beautifully together.

Listerine also has been proven to be very effective in treating calluses, try it continuously for a few weeks to see results. Many people have reported that their toenail discoloration also was better, after using the foot soak. I used white vinegar for this recipe. To make the foot soak, combine equal part of Listerine mouth wash and white vinegar in a wide basin.

Top it up with twice the amount of warm water. To use, wash your feet well with soap, dry and immerse it in the foot soak. Immerse the feet till the water turns cold. Dry your feet with a towel and using a pumice stone gently remove the dead cells from the feet and apply moisturizer. You will find yourself with a softer and smoother feet.

Listerine & Vinegar Foot Soak Recipe:

1. Take equal quantity of Listerine and vinegar in a wide bowl.

2. Add twice the amount of warm water to it. Wash your feet and immerse it the warm foot soak, till the water turns cold. Remove your feet and gently scrub away the dead skin with a foot scrubber, pat dry and apply a moisturizer. You will find your feet soft and smooth. Regular use will greatly reduce the discoloration in the toenails.


  • Increase or decrease the quantity according to your preference.
  • Try it weekly once for some weeks, if you are suffering from toenail infections


  1. Anonymous
    July 2, 2015 / 12:26 am

    If you have toenail fungus DO THIS EVERYDAY.

    June 9, 2016 / 12:37 pm

    Hi Ramya,Can we use any other mouth wash in place of listerine?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      June 10, 2016 / 4:40 am

      I have not tried with any other mouth wash but you can give it a try, I am sure it will work well too…

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