A Yeast Infection is a fungal infection most commonly caused by Candida albicans fungus. It is caused by an overgrowth of the yeast fungus in our body. Before starting with any treatment, it is advisable to get it diagnosed by a doctor. There are many remedies option available ranging from natural cure to over the counter treatment, treatment with antibiotics and many others.
Surveys have shown that natural cure is cost effective, safe, free from drugs and can help to cure the yeast infection fast. Below are some of the home remedies that you can try if you are diagnosed and suffering from the infection.
Probiotics – Eating probiotics foods like yogurt that contains helpful bacteria that help to keep yeast under control. You can apply plain live cultures yogurt directly on the affected area. Repeat this until the yeast infection is cured. Taking lactobacillus acidophilus keravita pro supplement regular helps to keep the infection away. Take according to the instruction stated on the label.
Tea Tree Oil – Apply diluted tea tree oil directly to the affected area can help to cure the infection. Full strength tea tree oil should be avoided.
Apple Cider Vinegar – Gently wash the affected area with diluted apple cider vinegar or douche for 20 minutes. Repeat the process daily until cure.
Garlic – Garlic is well known for its antifungal and antibacterial properties that can help to cure diseases including yeast infection. You can apply the garlic on the affected area or eat the garlic. Garlic can be use to cook or stir-fry vegetables.
Diet – Change of diet can help to reduce the overgrowth of candida. Reduce and avoid the intake of food that contains sugar as sugar promotes the growth of yeast. Avoid food that contains any type of yeast such as beer and mushroom as it also promote the growth of yeast.