Home Remedies for Yeast Infection


Yeast is a fungus that normally found in the vagina in small numbers. A vaginal yeast infection develops when too many yeast cells are growing in the vagina and these infections are very common in women. These infections are not usually serious. Their treatment is also simple. Here is the list of some effective home remedies for yeast infection. 
Home Remedies for Yeast Infection
Home Remedies for Yeast Infection

Home Remedies for Yeast Infection

Are suffering from yeast infection? Are you feeling itching, pain or burning your vagina? You are at right place. We will tell you the best home remedies for yeast infection. All the home remedies for yeast infection are given below:

1. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is the best and effective treatment for yeast infection. Coconut oil has antifungal properties which can help you to get rid of yeast infection.
Apply coconut oil to the affected areas three times in a day.
You can also make a mixture of equal amounts of coconut oil and cinnamon oil. Apply it on the affected skin area to control the growth of the infection.

2. Yogurt

Yogurt contains bacteria named “Lactobacillus Acidophilus”, this bacteria can control the growth of infection in the body. So for the cure of yeast infection always use unsweetened plain yogurt.
  • Apply Plain yogurt on affected area.
  • Leave it for 20-30 minutes.
  • It will help to relieve from the itching sensation.
  • For a vaginal yeast infection, dip a tampon in yogurt and then insert it in the vagina for two hours. Do this twice a day. 

3. Garlic

  • Crush few garlic cloves and make a paste from them.
  • Now apply the garlic paste on affected areas.
  • Alternatively, you can also consume a couple of garlic tablets or eat a few fresh garlic cloves daily. Eating fresh cloves can cause bad breath, but it is very effective in treating yeast infections. 

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4. Boric Acid

  • Dilute some amount of boric acid in water.
  • Now apply t over the affected skin area and leave it on for a few minutes.
  • Then rinse the area thoroughly with water.
  • Do this daily for two weeks. 

5. Calendula

It contains anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties that can help to cure yeast infections.
  • Crush 2-3 leaves of calendula.
  • Now apply the crushed calendula leaves topically onto the infected area.
  • Do this two or three times a day to get affected results.

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