Get Rid of Yeast Infection Using natural Home Remedies
Yeast infection is caused by a fungus named candidiasis or candida albicans which is present in our body in small concentrations. Due to proliferation of the fungus at a rapid pace, it leads to the problem of appearance of yeast which in turn leads to yeast infection. Itching, irritation and burning in the vaginal areas are the common problems associated with yeast infection. To get rid of yeast infection, you may use some natural home remedies which are quite efficient in the treatment of yeast infection successfully.
Garlic- To treat yeast infection effectively take peeled clove of garlic which is wrapped in cheesecloth and tied off with a dental floss. Insert the garlic clove into your vagina with the help of dental floss. Let the clove remain in the infected place for several hours or at least an overnight followed by taking it out again with the help of dental floss. Keep on using same treatment till the infection is cured completely.
Coconut oil- You may consider using virgin coconut oil to treat yeast infection. It is due to strong antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties present in coconut oil due to presence of lauric acid and caprylic acid in virgin coconut oil. It helps in killing the fungus which leads to yeast infections.
Plain yogurt– It is another efficient home remedy to treat yeast infection successfully. The presence of lactobacillus acidophilus in yogurt helps in killing the candida fungus successfully. You may use plastic tampon applicator to insert yogurt into your vaginal. Fill the applicators with yogurt and let them freeze till they become cold enough to sooth down the irritation caused due to the fungus. Even you may use yogurt and water douche to treat this problem.
Hydrogen peroxide or vinegar– You may use a douche prepared by mixing hydrogen peroxide or vinegar in a cup of water and use the same daily to get rid of yeast infection.
Tea tree oil- You may also use tea tree oil to treat yeast infection. Apply some tea tree oil onto a tampon and insert in into vagina. Remember to apply some KY jelly to inhibit absorption of oil into the tampon, before application of the oil.
Cranberry juice– It is another effective home remedy to get rid of yeast infection. You may drink cranberry juice or eat cranberries in their original form to reduce the pH of your vagina. This in turn helps in treatment of vaginal infection.
Apple Cider Vinegar– Use raw apple cider vinegar to reduce growth of fungus and hence treat the infection caused due to it in your vagina. It also helps in restoring back the pH balance of your body which is crucial for yeast infection treatment. Apple cider vinegar may be used internally as well as externally to get rid of yeast infection. You may mix 2-3 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in water and drink it 2-3 times daily. In case, you want to use apple cider vinegar externally then you may mix apple cider vinegar in bath tub filled with warm water and have bath for 20 minutes. It helps in killing the fungus responsible for yeast infection.