You have an itch down there and you know from experience that it is a vaginal yeast infection. Maybe you weren’t satisfied with your past treatment or maybe you just want something more natural, so you decide to brave the black hole that can be the internet and find new solutions. There is a never-ending supply of articles on “Home Remedies” for vaginal yeast infections. Let’s explore a few.
Yogurt and Kombucha – Probiotics such as yogurt or kombucha are the most popular and consistent across lists. They claim that products with probiotics create a healthy environment in the vagina and can kill overgrowth of yeast, when an imbalance is occurring.
Coconut oil – Coconut oil is magical nowadays, you can use it for just about anything, cooking, beauty, and even health. Because of its antifungal properties you can apply it directly to the area.
Garlic – Garlic has been shown in some studies to be effective at killing candida (yeast.) Websites recommend eating as much garlic as you can or inserting it into the vagina.
You can try to eat as much yogurt as possible and choke down glass after glass of kombucha or you can go to the pharmacy and pick up an over-the-counter (OTC) yeast infection treatment.