Can Home Remedies help treat Vaginal Yeast Infection?

Vaginal discomfort from severe fungous infection.

✓ Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a fatty oil that comes from the white pulp of the coconut and has many health benefits. It is well known all over the world for its effective antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, that’s why many people use it as a treatment for yeast infections.

This miracle oil is particulary known in many alternatives medicines to be effective against Candida albicans, a type of fungus that is most commonly responsible for vaginal mycosis.

Coconut Oil

✓ Boric Acid

In many old medicinal books you can read that boric acid is an effective treatment for yeast infections and trichomoniasis thanks to its ability to affect vaginal acidity. Beyond its pH effects, this acid is well known for having anti-microbial and anti-fungal activities. You can take it as vaginal suppositories or as food supplement.

Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories | Boric Acid Powder

✓ Apple Cider Vinegar

Due to its acidity, our grandparents already knew that apple cider vinegar can inhibit the growth of candida albicans, the strain of fungi that typically causes yeast infections. They used this natural remedy for its antimicrobial and antifungal effects mixing half a cup of it in a warm bathtub or soaking it for 20 minutes. In this way they were able to kill harmful bacteria and fungi.

Apple Cider Vinager

✓ Probiotics

Probiotics, like lactobacilli, are known all over the world to help restore the normal bacteria–yeast balance throughout the body, for example the balance between the digestive tract and vaginal flora. It was historically used to inhibit the growth of Candida albicans and/or its adherence on the vaginal epithelium.

Oral supplements can be taken for about 2 weeks to show effects, but vaginal suppositories have faster results.

Probiotic Suppositories | Probiotic Supplements

✓ Tea Tree Oil

For centuries, tea tree oil has been used as a topical treatment by ancestral medicines like ayurveda or chinese medicine. They knew this plant to be an excellent antiseptic and antifungal treatment that has been used successfully as a treatment for Trichomonas, Candida albicans, and other vaginal infections.

Tea tree oil for yeast infection can be administered topically or through a vaginal suppository (a dissolvable capsule or pill).

Tea Tree Oil

✓ Garlic

For many generations and in many cultures, garlic is well known for its antibiotic and antifungal qualities which make it effective against Vaginal fungal infections. Allicin, the major biologically active component of garlic, is known to slow the growth of the Candida fungus that causes yeast infections and to be an effective Candida killer. You can take it in powder or in capsules.

Garlic Powder |  Garlic Oil Capsules

 

Can Home Remedies help treat Vaginal Yeast Infection?
Can Home Remedies help treat Vaginal Yeast Infection?
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