There are certain health issues that you can’t vent out and yeast infection is one of them. Burning, constant itching and pain in your genital area can make your life miserable. You may want to get over this phase fast but have no clue about treatments.
Worry not anymore as there are some great natural remedies that can help you get over this infection easily.
Yogurt Gives Good Bacteria To Your Body
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The vagina is the home for many good microbes. The balance between these microbes gets disrupted when yeasts grow enormously. The best way to overcome this situation is to use yogurt. The lactobacillus active culture present in plain yogurt can either be applied directly to the vagina or eaten. The bad microbes vanish and you achieve normalcy.
You can also take probiotics if you do not like yogurt.
Note: Make sure the yogurt is sugar-free.
Oregano Oil Slows Down Yeast Propagation
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Oil of oregano has two special antifungals – carvacrol and thymol that can clear off yeast infection as well. If the infection is rapid, these antifungals can slow down the propagation. Some people take it in the form of capsules or insert directly to the vagina.
Remember to mix this essential oil with a carrier oil and avoid direct application on skin. Prepare a mixture of few drops of oregano oil mixed with olive oil or coconut oil and let the tampon soak in this mixture for some time. Insert it and then change once every 3 hours. This can avoid allergies as well.
Boric Acid Is A Natural Antiseptic
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Boric acid is a great remedy for yeast infection and other repeated infections around your vagina. Mix boric acid with water and feel free to directly apply to the vulva. The antiseptic nature of boric acid can wipe off any infection in the applied region.
Note: Avoid this remedy if you are pregnant.
Coconut Oil – The Best Antifungal Solution
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For most of the infections and open wounds, coconut oil is used as a remedy since ages. During times of yeast infection, you can directly apply this coconut oil to your vagina. It is antifungal that works against Candida – the bad microbe.
Garlic Fights Against Fungus And Bad Microbes
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When it comes to garlic, you should not eat it as it doesn’t cure the infection. Instead, apply a clove threaded with string internally and leave it overnight. You can experience some relief.
If you are scared of this remedy, you can find a vaginal cream (made with thyme and garlic) and then apply it over the region. This is as effective as that of clotrimazole vaginal cream.
Yeast infection is common among women and you should never be scared of it as these remedies work best and keep your body bad yeast free!
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