We all have faced the problem of brittle and dry nails at some stage in our lives. The problem refers to thin nails that can easily break, crack, peel or even split. Various medical conditions can effect the shape and texture of the nails. Brittleness of nails can be a sign of aging or due to over use of nail polish. The problem of brittle nails in women is termed as Onychoschizia which includes brittle, splitting or thin nails. The underlying cause for the problem can be health conditions like hypothyroidism, lung diseases, psoriasis, alopecia areata, lichen planus, sjorgen’s syndrome, tuberculosis, anemia, biotin deficiency and malnutrition. Treatment of brittle nails is quite easy than its thought. The following home remedies can help revive the health of your nails.