itch, redness and even pain are some of the most common complaints of infections that affect women’s intimate area, such as candidiasis (caused by a fungus). In addition to drug treatment prescribed by the physician, it can also be useful to use natural solutions to relieve the uncomfortable symptoms of these infections. The douching natural exploit the therapeutic properties (antibacterial and antifungal).
1. How to combat candida
Against bacterial or fungal infections, can be very useful herbs with properties soothing and anti-inflammatory, as the chamomile, the angelica, he cypress wave sage. For douching, use in the form of essential oil, diluted in water, 1-2 times a day (between 6 and 10 drops of oil per 2 liters of water).
2. Tea Tree for infections
Considered by Aboriginal people of Australia as the most versatile healer of nature, It is ideal as a natural remedy. It is an antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial and soothing. It can be used as a vaginal suppository or as essential oil (4 drops in one liter of water) for douching (2 times daily).
3. Sodium Bicarbonate
He baking soda It’s one of the grandma’s remedies, considered an excellent antacid and disinfectant, able to balance the pH of intimate areas and relieve burning and itching. For external douches, dilute 2 teaspoons baking soda in 2 liters of warm water (repeat 2 times a day).
4. Grapefruit Seed
He Grapefruit seed extract it can also be an effective natural remedy these annoying symptoms. It can be taken as drops or external use for showers (add 10 drops in 2 liters of water). Another option is to add the water a few drops of lavender oil.
With the elder a natural blend that can help relieve uncomfortable prepares symptom vaginal infections. Mix 40 grams of elderflower and 50 marigold flowers in one liter of water. Boil for a few minutes, remove from heat and let stand another 20 minutes.