Yeast infection is one of those few embarrassing issues that no one wants to deal with. Yeast infection is quite common in pregnancy too and these remedies are safe for pregnancy(except for aloe vera). Increase vaginal discharge, consumption of sugar, too much yeast containing foods and ever stress can cause yeast infection. Main symptoms are extreme itching and redness, thick cottage cheese like discharge (or gushing watery discharge) and burning vulva.Most vaginal yeast infections are caused by the organism Candida albicans. Yeast infections are very common and affect up to 75% of women at some point in their lifetime.
Yeast infection can easily be treated at home using these holistic remedies.
Garlic is my number 1 recommendation for treating Yeast infection naturally . You can take 2-3 raw garlic with each meal or insert it vaginally. It can burn and sting so if you are super sensitive please avoid this method.
Coconut oil so amazing when it comes to treating Yeast infection. . You can take 1-2 tbsp. Organic Virgin Coconut Oil daily and also apply it topically to relieve the burning and itching.
Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV also works amazingly well for Yeast infections. Drink 1 tbsp. Organic ACV with a glass of water 2-3 times a day and wash your genitals with ACV and water (3 tbsp. ACV n 1 cup water).
Yeast feeds on sugar but Manuka honey’s antifungal properties work really well on yeast infection. Have 1 tbsp. twice a day and apply liberally topically twice a day.
Aloe Vera also has antifungal properties like other remedies above which works wonders on yeast infection. Take 1 tbsp aloe vera gel internally twice a day and apply it topically until it heals.
Probiotics can be very helpful in preventing and treating a yeast infection. Have foods rich in Probiotics like Yogurt, Kefir, Sauerkraut, Kombucha. You can also wash your genitals with cultured, plain unsweetened organic yogurt.
Avoid Sugar and yeast containing foods.
Homeopathic remedy Candida Albicans is specifically created to treat Yeast Infections. It can safely and effectively clear up yeast infections.
Take Candida Albicans 30c if it’s a stubborn yeast infection.
Look into Homeopathic Sepia, Pulsatilla and Calc Carb too and take the one that matches your symptoms.
Borax 30c or 200c and Kreosotum 30c are some more remedies that work really well on Yeast Infections.
Note: Borax in homeopathic dose is not toxic.