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How To Treat Vaginal Itching And Burning Using Homemade Ingredients

Vaginal itching and burning are issues most women have to deal with from time to time and this makes you very uncomfortable and looks embarrassing.

 


Causes Of Vaginal Burning, Itching, And Irritation

Menopause        

Bacterial or yeast infection

Chemical irritants

Sexually transmitted disease (STDs)

Also, vaginal pinworm infections can also lead to having itching down there but this type of infection is mostly seen among children which can be as a result of the weak immune system and excess stress.

 

Symptoms Of Vaginal Itching, Burning Or Irritation

Redness of the vagina or vulva or its environs

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal odor


Burning sensation

Itching of the vagina

Having discomfort during urination or sexual intercourse

To stop all these symptoms you need to maintain good personal hygiene, diet and healthy lifestyle.

Also, below are lists of some simple homemade tips that can help relieve these symptoms temporarily but you had to see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment?

 

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is embodied with antifungal and antibacterial qualities which works effectively in the treatment of vaginal itching and also helps to bring back your vaginal pH balance naturally.

Procedure

Get raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar

Add two tablespoons to a glass of warm water

Mix well and use it to wash your vagina twice every day

Optionally, you can add a tablespoon of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar and a teaspoon of honey to a glass of warm water


Drink it twice a day.

 

Cold Compress

The use of cold compress can be used to get instant relief from vaginal itching, this will help to numb the region and decrease the itching and inflammatory effect.

Procedure

Get some ice cubes

Wrap them in a clean cloth and tie firmly

Place this ice pack on your vagina for some minutes

Remove it and wait for 30 seconds before reapplying.

Optionally, you can rinse the area with cold water for some time daily.

 


Having Salt Water Bath

When you have a salt water bath, it can help in relieving you of vaginal itching. This is because salt helps to control the growth of microbes causing the infection while reducing itching and discomforts.

Procedure

Scoop a tablespoon of salt

Add it to a glass of water

Use this mixture to rinse your vagina for instant relief

Optionally, you can warm your bath

Add ½ cup of salt to it

Squat in the water for 15 minutes every day

Warning: do NOT use this remedy if you have open sores or skin tear.

 

Chamomile

Chamomile is embodied with some soothing qualities which will relieve you of vaginal itching, burning, inflammation, and redness.

Procedure

Get chamomile tea

Brew 2 cups of it and allow it to cool

Add 5 drops of tea tree oil into the mixture


Mix well and use this solution to rinse your vagina

Do this twice daily.

 

 

The Use Of Yogurt

The use of unsweetened plain yogurt with active cultures works effectively in stopping burning and itching around and in the vagina.

This active culture helps to control the spread of this infection in your body, encourages the growth of good bacteria in your vagina and destroys bad bacteria and yeast in your vagina.

Procedure

Get some unsweetened plain yogurt

Dip a tampon in the yogurt

Insert it into your vagina for two hours

Do these twice a day for relief

Optionally, you can consume some cups of unsweetened plain yogurt daily.

 

The Use Of Garlic

Garlic helps to destroy yeast and bacteria, fights off infections and enhances your immune system because of the antibiotic and antibacterial properties it contains.

These make garlic a good remedy for the treatment of vaginal itching and irritation.

Procedure

Get garlic oil and vitamin E oil

Mix a few drops of garlic oil with a teaspoon of vitamin E oil

Apply the mixture on the vagina area

Leave on for 10 minutes before washing off with warm water

Do these twice a week for best results

Optionally, you can chew some cloves of garlic every day

Or consult your doctor for some garlic supplements

 

Neem Leaves Or Indian Lilac

This also works effectively in the treatment of vaginal itching which happened as a result of vaginal yeast infection.

This is because it has antiseptic qualities which help to fight off infection and decrease itching and discomforts.

Procedure

Get a handful of Indian lilac or neem leaves

Boil them in 2 or 3 cups of water

Strain and allow it to cool

Use this mixture to rinse the vaginal region once every day

Optionally, you can add some drops of neem oil to a bowl of warm water

Use the mixture to rinse the affected area twice a day

Or you can prepare a neem tea and drink for sometimes daily

Or you can consult with your doctor for some neem capsules

 

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is embodied with antibacterial qualities that will help in the treatment of vaginal itching and also a vaginal yeast infection.

Procedure

Scoop 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel

Add 4 drops of tea tree oil

Mix well and apply it on your vagina region

Rinse after 10 minutes of application

Do this once a day till it subsides

 

 

 

The Use Of Kefir

Kefir is a fermented dairy product that is a rich source of probiotics which works effectively in the treatment of vaginal itching and irritation.

Kefir is embodied with some variety of probiotic bacteria mostly lactobacillus and bifidus which helps to destroy bad bacteria and yeast that is responsible for vaginal itching and infection.

It also helps to boost your immune system and protect you from infections.

Procedure

Get some kefir

Dip a tampon in it and insert it into the vagina for two hours

Do this twice every day till the problem is solved

Optionally, you can drink 2 cups of kefir every day for some weeks.

 

Honey

The use of unpasteurized honey is another good remedy to treat vaginal itching because honey is embodied with some antifungal and antibacterial qualities that will help to destroy microbial infection that might have caused the problem.

Procedure

Get some unpasteurized honey

Apply it on the affected area as an ointment for 30 minutes

Then have a warm bath thereafter

Do this twice a day until there is an improvement

Optionally, you can consume a mixture of 2 tablespoons of unpasteurized honey and a glass of warm water twice a day.

 

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil contains capric, caprylic and lauric acids which are embodied with antibacterial and antiviral qualities.

The presence of caprylic acid in coconut oil helps to break down the cells of yeast while it’s soothing and hydrating qualities helps to relieve you of vaginal itching and irritations.

Procedure

Get some coconut oil and rub it on your vagina

Allow it to dry completely.

Optionally, you can mix 4 drops of coconut oil in 6 cups of water

Use this mixture to rinse your vagina and leave it to dry.

Do any of these processes regularly till the itching subsides.

 

 

Cranberry Juice

When you consume unsweetened cranberry juice, it helps to get rid of vaginal itching and irritation.

This is because cranberry makes your vagina region acidic which helps to stop the growth of bacteria and yeast.

More so, it helps to protect you from having urinary tract infections and other types of bladder infections.

Procedure

Consume 2 glasses of unsweetened cranberry juice every day till the itching stops totally.

Optionally, you can take cranberry tablets on doctor’s prescription.

 

Basil Leaves

This is regarded as one of the best remedies for the treatment of vaginal burning and itching.

This is because it contains antifungal and antibacterial properties that work effectively for the treatment.

Procedure

Get a handful of basil leaves

Add it to 2 cups of water and boil

Allow it to cool and strain out the mixture

Use this mixture to rinse your vagina

Do this twice a day for best results.

                                           

 

Boric Acid

Boric acid has antifungal and antiseptic qualities that help to relieve you from vaginal irritation and itching.

Procedure

Get some boric acid

Scoop some and dilute it with water

Apply the mixture on the affected area

After 2 minutes of application, rinse off with warm water

Do this once a day for best results.

 

Rosemary Leaves

Rosemary leaves helps to protect you from the cultivation of bacteria around the skin in the vaginal region.

This is possible due to its antibacterial properties which help to create relief from vaginal itching.

Procedure

Boil 3 cups of water

Add some rosemary leaves to the boiled water

Cover and allow it to steep for 15 minutes

Use the mixture to rinse your vagina

Let it dry completely

Do this twice a day for best results.

 

 

 

Other Helpful Tips

Practice good personal hygiene to stop vaginal itching

Always try to keep your vagina region dry because the moist area can make the situation worse.

Always put on cotton underwear and endeavor to change it twice a day.

After using the toilet, try to wipe from front to the back.

When having vaginal itching, try to sleep at night without underwear till it subsides.

Quit douching or the use of harsh soaps to wash your vagina.

After swimming or exercising, try to have a shower immediately.

Avoid scented sanitary pads, bubble baths, and chemical irritants

Always try to resist the urge of scratching the affected area.

Avoid having sexual intercourse until the itching stops

Stop sugar consumption when suffering from vaginal itching caused by yeast infection.

Consume foods that are high in vitamin C as it will help to strengthen your immune system which will in turns help to decrease infections in your body.

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