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Natural vaginal douches for candidiasis

Discover how to make natural vaginal douches for candidiasis at home, with beneficial natural ingredients such as bay leaf, white horehound and proposes.

We are facing one of the most frequent infections, so much so that it is stimulated that all people will suffer from it at some time in their lives. It is known as candidiasis, caused by a yeast-like fungus named Candida albinos , which is generated -and found- completely naturally in the mouth, the digestive tract, the skin and the vagina (but in small quantities). In fact, when this fungus multiplies due to different and multiple factors, it is when the infection occurs and appears.

Its symptoms vary depending on the place where the infection has occurred. So 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 minor (which can pass to the labia major). However, when it affects the mouth, what is known as thrush appears which manifests as creamy whitish plaques, with a red, shiny and smooth tongue.

In the case of vaginal yeast infection, and always following the medical advice prescribed by the gynecologist, you can additionally opt for natural vaginal washes, which help to  relieve the symptoms caused by yeast infection, and are useful for getting the infection out. Submit faster. We explain below 2 ideal natural vaginal washes in this regard.

1. Natural vaginal wash with laurel and proposes

Ingredients, what do you need?

  • 5 bay leaves
  • 5 white horehound leaves
  • 15 drops of proposes
  • Half a liter of water

Steps to make this remedy:

Boil the equivalent of half a liter of water in a saucepan. When the water reaches the boiling point, add the bay leaf and the white horehound in the amounts indicated, letting it boil for 5 minutes. After this time, turn off the heat, cover and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Then add the drops of proposes.

2. Natural vaginal douche with baby oil

Especially when vaginal candidiasis causes irritation and burning, you may prefer to opt for natural vaginal washes with other recommended natural products, such as baby oil. Of course, for the vaginal wash to be as effective as possible, it is very important that the oil is 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 washes that we have indicated above:

  • You can perform a vaginal bath, repeating several successive days.
  • Or apply the vaginal wash with the help of a rubber bulb, which will help the remedy reach the entire vagina. Likewise, it is advisable to repeat several successive days.


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