Home Remedies for treating Vaginal Discharge.
It is normal for women to experience vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is transparent and can vary from white to light yellow in colour. You should however be concerned if the discharge becomes thick, yellowish white in color and carries a foul odour as this would mean you could be having an infection.
An infection could result from sexually transmitted diseases, cervical cancer, bacterial vaginosis, diabetes, unprotected sex with more than one partner and from medications such as birth control pills, steroids and antibiotics.
Natural Remedies For Vaginal Discharge
Natural yogurt contains live cultures that are effective against bacterial infections.
Take a couple of tablespoons of natural, unflavored yogurt and rub it over the external parts of the vagina. Leave it to dry without rinsing and repeat this application 2 or 3 times a day. To make this treatment effective, eat a cup of yogurt every day.
Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with some lukewarm water. Use this solution to wash your vagina three to four times daily. Apple cider vinegar helps to restore the pH balance in the vagina and will therefore treat the infection.
Place a few neem leaves in a sufuria and add some water. Boil for around five minutes then turn off the heat. Allow the water to cool and then wash your vagina with it three to four times daily. This will eliminate the harmful bacteria without destroying the healthy bacteria.
Boil a few crushed guava leaves for three to four minutes. Sieve and drink it three times daily. Guava leaves are full of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties which combat all sorts of infections effectively.