How To Combat Yeast Infection?

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Most women and some men will experience yeast infections. There are many home remedies that are quick and effective. They are also as effective as any potions or lotions you can buy. Go natural to be kind to your body. Home made natural douche. For two days, twice daily, use three tables spoons of apple cider vinegar in a quart (1 liter) of water. The vinegar’s acidity will kill yeast. This douche should only be used if you have a yeast infection. Regular use will kill friendly bacteria and keep infection at bay.


It is a good option. Warm water should be added to the tub. Add a cup of sea salt. The salt will reduce pain and discomfort, and help your body heal faster. Use natural sea salt, not table salt. It has minerals that the table salt doesn’t. This remedy can be combined with lavender oil for a relaxing and aromatic experience. Aloe vera is an excellent natural remedy. Studies have shown that aloe vera can kill Candida, the bacteria responsible for this infection.

Aloe vera gel can be purchased at your local health food shop as an internal remedy for yeast infections. Talk to a herbalist before you take it.


Japanese and German researchers discovered that cinnamon has strong antifungal properties. This is a powerful way to kill candida, which is often responsible. You can either take it internally or externally using the same recipe. Take 10 crushed cinnamon sticks and 4 cups boiling water to make a home remedy for yeast infections.

Let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes, then turn off heat and let it simmer for 40 minutes to one hour. You can either drink the lukewarm solution for a cup of tea or use it as a ladle. Both are highly recommended.

Echinacea has been in favor for over 100 years. We believe it is back in favor, and for good reason. It can be used for many purposes, including as a home remedy for yeast infections. Take 150 mgs four times daily for up 14 days. Then, take a break for a few weeks.


These are the things you should do to treat a yeast infection. Fast food, sugary foods and white flower products are all things you should avoid while suffering from this condition. These foods are a breeding ground for yeast and should be avoided. The author is not a Doctor. Before using any home remedies or natural cures, consult your doctor.