Homeopathy Treatment for issues related to nails

Nail disorders occur relatively frequently and are usually harmless. Strength, structure, shape and color of the toenails or fingernails can change. Cracks, dents, discolouration, dots or grooves form on the nails. The changes in the fingernails or toenails can also be an indication of a health problem.

Homeopathic remedies are helpful in improving the appearance of the nails and can also be used to support the treatment of an existing underlying disease.

Which homeopathic remedies help?

Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for nails disorder that best suits your situation.

Calcium fluoratum

strengthens the nail and the nail bed.

Calcium phosphoricum

with thin, very slowly growing nails. Suitable for slim, pale patients.

Calcium carbonicum

for brittle, brittle nails. Suitable for overweight, sluggish patients, including children.


for deformed, cracked, brittle nails with white dots. Nails with longitudinal grooves, split, splintering, thick and/or ingrown nails. There is often a tendency to nail bed inflammation.


layered peeling, brittle and deformed nails. Toenails are often laterally ingrown. Nail bed inflammation and generally cracked skin with a tendency to skin diseases.


very soft, peeling, splintering nails with transverse furrows, longitudinal grooves or dents.

Cause of nail disorders

  • Injuries to the nails (manicure, bump)
  • Severe febrile infections
  • Stomach or intestinal diseases
  • poisoning
  • nutrient deficiencies
  • nail fungus
  • kidney diseases
  • heart diseases
  • liver diseases
  • respiratory diseases
  • Diabetes
  • psoriasis


  • Longitudinal or transverse grooves
  • discoloration
  • deformations 

Further tips and information on treatment

In most cases, there is a harmless cause behind nail changes. If your nails are injured by a manicure or a blow, you don’t need to see a doctor. Minor injuries and bruises usually heal on their own without any consequences. For other changes in the nails, a doctor’s visit is recommended to identify and treat a serious underlying condition.


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