Yeast infection is one of the most irritating health conditions that cannot be even talked about in public. Though any moist area of the body can get this infection, vaginal yeast infection is more common than other yeast infections. It is because of this reason that many people believe that yeast infection is a women’s disease. This is not true, even men can get yeast infection though their no. is very low.
Despite various over the counter drugs and lotions of yeast infection, demand of natural remedies for yeast infection is ever rising. In fact there are many items available at local super market that can be used as remedy for yeast infection. Some of the natural cures for yeast infection are as follows.
- Yoghurt: It is known to be very effective in curing yeast infection. You can either apply it to the infection or simply eat it so that it can work internally. Some people are reported to have got very speedy recovery it both consumption and topical use are done simultaneously.
- Boric acid based cures: Recurring yeast infections can be treated very well with boric acid which is known to have anti fungal properties. Topical use of boric acid is sometimes more effective than remedies meant for oral consumption. Boric acid should not be consumed or applied on cuts. Boric acid suppositories must not be tried on pregnant women and infants.
- Treating with Tea Tree oil: Despite lack of enough scientific evidence to prove that tea tree oil is beneficial for treating yeast infection, we have users reporting to have benefitted from diluted solution of tea tree oil.
These are some of the most common natural remedies for yeast infection. You can use whatever suits you the best. Never try to use two or more methods simultaneously. It may aggravate the situation rather than curing it. Many over the counter creams and solutions with natural ingredients are just as effective.