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Natural products to combat vaginal infections

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Nature is wise and in it we find an extensive universe to take care of our health. Although there are many medicines to treat or cure a fungal infection, in many cases it is only enough to use natural products.

A yeast infection in the genital area is a very common type of infection, often causing pain, itching, and discharge. In many cases, yeast infections can be easily and successfully treated without the use of medication. The Dr. Andreas Michalsenspecialist in naturopathy, -practice that consists of treatments through natural therapies-, and author of the book Heal with the power of nature, explains that the use of the healing power of nature, such as the use of natural herbs and baths, among others, can heal. So do not hesitate to use the following natural remedies that we present to you to combat vaginal infections. If after using them, the discomfort persists, consult your doctor.

Greek yogurt and honey

A common home remedy for yeast infections, unsweetened and unflavored Greek or plain yogurt contains beneficial bacteria called probiotics that promote the growth of “good” bacteria. For its part, honey is considered a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent, and people have used it to heal wounds for centuries. According to the magazine Heathline in the article “10 home remedies for itchy vagina and when to see a doctor”, a 2015 study involving 70 non-pregnant women concluded that yogurt mixed with honey was more effective than cream to treat certain vaginal infections. So you can use a mixture of yogurt and honey around your vaginal area to soothe itching, you can also cover a tampon with the mixture and insert it. Do not forget to use a protector so that the yogurt does not stain your underwear.

Coconut oil

Coconut oil has antifungal properties, meaning it has the ability to prevent the growth of some types of fungus or even kill it, and has been shown to fight fungus Candida albicans, which is responsible for most vaginal yeast infections. Raw organic coconut oil can be applied internally or externally to relieve symptoms. When buying coconut oil, make sure it’s not cooking oil, and apply it to the affected area. You can insert coconut oil directly into your vagina.

Baking soda bath

Taking a bath with baking soda could treat fungal infections, several studies have shown that baking soda kills skin cells. Candida. the publication Heathline states that the National Eczema Foundation recommends adding 1/4 cup of baking soda to your bathtub, or making a paste of baking soda and water, and applying it. To treat the affected area, leave it on for 10 to 40 minutes.

apple cider vinegar bath

Many people believe that adding apple cider vinegar to their bathtub can relieve a yeast infection. It is also a common home remedy for itchy skin and has no side effects. Add half a cup of apple cider vinegar to your bath water and soak for 10 to 40 minutes. You can also use warm vinegar water compresses to relieve symptoms.

Remember that many home remedies are safe for most people with yeast infections. However, if you are pregnant, if you have a recurring yeast infection, or if you are not sure if your symptoms are caused by a yeast infection, avoid using them and consult your doctor.

Salud,Salud: Vida Sana,

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