Almost all women have been to a gynecologist because of vaginal infection. Despite the therapy that will be prescribed, often it is better to use alternative medicine or to use some natural solutions.
When it comes to vaginal infection, symptoms are quite similar, so in order to determine more certainly what you are dealing with you have to visit a gynecologist.
But, while you wait for the visit, use these natural remedies which will calm the situation:
- Teas – Rosemary tea is very effective against itching and tingling. You can use it for washing the private parts, and you can also drink it. You need to add 1 tablespoon of dried rosemary in 1 cup of boiling water, let the mixture stand for 10 minutes before straining it. Drink 1 to 4 cups throughout the day if you have a yeast infection. Cranberries are also useful against urinary tract infections, as well as against fungal infections. In case of yeast infection it is recommended to drink pure, unsweetened cranberry juice several times a day. You can also consume cranberry tablets or fresh fruit.
- Oils – Tea tree oil can effectively treat fungal infections. It is sufficient to put a few drops onto a tampon which should act for about 3 hours. Repeat the procedure 2 times a day. Oregano oil works similarly. You can apply in externally, but remember to first dilute it in olive oil. Also you can use it orally in the form of a capsule 2 times a day.
- Garlic – You should consume garlic more often in case you are dealing with vaginal infection. The second option is to use a paste made of finely chopped or ground garlic and inflict the infected part. You can also mix garlic with capsule of vitamin E and coconut oil.
- Vinegar – Use vinegar in warm baths. Purchase fresh organic apple cider vinegar and add 1 cup of it in the bathtub filled with hot water.
- Calendula – This herb also possesses has anti-inflammatory properties, so you need to crush several fresh and clean leaves of calendula and apply them onto infected areas, exclusively externally. However, this recipe is not recommended for pregnant women.