Natural vaginal washes for candidiasis
We are facing one of the most frequent infections, so much so that it is stimulated that all people will suffer at some time in their life. It's about the one known as candidiasis, caused by a fungus similar to yeast named after Candida albicans, which is generated - and found - in a completely natural way in the mouth, the digestive tract, the skin and the vagina (but in small amounts). In fact, when by multiple and multiple factors this fungus multiplies, it is when the infection occurs and appears.
Its symptoms vary depending on the place where the infection occurred. So that if for example it affects the vaginal area, and it is a vaginal candidiasis, it causes an annoying itching and burning sensation, redness and edema of the labia minora (which can pass to the labia majora). However, when it affects the mouth, it appears what is known as thrush, which manifests as whitish creamy plates, with red tongue, bright and smooth.
In case of vaginal candidiasis, and always following the medical advice prescribed by the gynecologist, in a complementary way you can choose the natural vaginal washes, that help at the time of relieve symptoms caused by candidiasis, and are useful to get the infection to remit more quickly. We explain below 2 ideal natural vaginal washes in this regard.
1. Natural vaginal wash with laurel and propolis
Ingredients, what do you need ?:
- 5 bay leaves
- 5 leaves of white horehound
- 15 drops of propolis
- Half a liter of water
Steps to elaborate this remedy:
Boil the equivalent of half a liter of water in a saucepan. When the water reaches the boiling point add the laurel and the white horehound in the indicated amounts, leaving to boil for 5 minutes. After this time turn off the heat, cover and let infuse for 10 minutes. Then add the propolis drops.
2. Natural vaginal wash with baby oil
Especially when vaginal candidiasis in turn causes irritation and burning, you may prefer to opt for natural vaginal washes with other recommended natural products, such as for example baby oil. Of course, in order for vaginal washing to be as effective as possible, it is very important that the oil be as natural as it is organic, that it does not contain chemical compounds among its ingredients, and that it has calendula.
How to do natural vaginal washes?
There are two useful ways to do the natural vaginal washings that we have indicated you previously:
- You can perform a vaginal bath, repeating several successive days.
- Or apply the vaginal wash with the help of a rubber expert, which will help the remedy to reach the entire vagina. Likewise, it is advisable to repeat several successive days.
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