Home Yeast Infection Remedies

What are some home yeast infection remedies that works to help you get rid of candida overgrowth?Yeast infection commonly affects women. This condition occurs when there is an overgrowth of yeast, commonly due to Candida albicans, in various organs such as in the vagina, on the outside of the female genitalia and on skin surfaces.

The good news is that there are many home remedies found in your own kitchen that you can try.

YogurtYogurt is a very common home remedy that many people have used successfully in getting rid of candida infections. You can apply yogurt on the skin areas that are affected or it can be applied on a tampon and inserted in the vagina twice daily.

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)Apply a small amount of apple cider vinegar to the affected areas. Some stinging may occur. The smell of the ACV can be reduced by mixing it with some water.

Olive Leaves and Grape Fruit Seed Extract Mix olive leaves, grape fruit seed extract and water together. Apply it with a gauze or cotton ball to the affected areas.

Garlic JuiceApply raw garlic juice with a cotton ball or your fingers to the affected areas.

Cranberry PillsCranberry pills can be helpful in preventing recurring yeast infections by boosting the immune system. This will help prevent the candida from spreading.

Unfortunately, the infection itself will not go away overnight no matter which home yeast infection remedies you use. The good news is that many of these remedies can reduce the discomfort and symptoms in as little as a day. Yeast infection can be passed on to your partner during sexual intercourse so it is best to avoid this activity until you are cured. If the symptoms last longer than one week, it is important to see your doctor.

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Created: July 1 2010

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