Home Remedies for vaginal itching and irritation. 1ª
Vaginal itching can be caused by many different reasons. The most common of them all is infection specifically infection that is caused by the fungus candida albicans. In candida infection, one of its cardinal symptoms is vaginal itching.
The home remedies and solutions for vaginal itching, that are caused by the fungus candida albicans are:
1- Home remedies to stop vaginal itching through eliminating candida infection can be done through dabbing apple cider vinegar mixed with garlic and water. In this concoction, the vinegar part will try to control the growth of the infection while the garlic temporarily stops the vaginal itching. It would also be better to use organic apple cider vinegar. With this home remedy, both infection and itching are given focus. This method is one of the best home remedies to stop vaginal itching as well as its infectious source.
2- To stop vaginal itching, one tip is to keep the area as cool as possible. Therefore it makes sense to wear only cotton underwear as this is a more breathable fabric than synthetics which can actually promote bacterial vaginosis.
3- Another tip is to place a damp flannel in the freezer for a few minutes and then carefully place it on the vaginal area. Alternatively, wrap a damp flannel in an ice pack and place it between the legs. Indeed, anything cold will be helpful at relieving irritation.
4- Add a couple of cups of cider vinegar to a cool bath and sit in it for a few minutes. The acidic nature of the vinegar can help to neutralize the alkaline conditions which cause vaginal itching.
5- One excellent remedy is to make use of probiotic yogurt. This type of yogurt contains live bacteria which are identical to the healthy bacteria which normally flourishes in the vagina and is necessary to maintain a healthy pH level. The best way to use it is to insert a tampon which has been soaked in the yogurt and leave it in place for a couple of hours.
6- Another way of using home remedies for bacterial vaginosis is by making use of tea tree oil. This is one of the most powerful natural antibacterial substances known and it can be used in two ways. Firstly, you can add 10-12 drops to a warm bath or alternatively, you can buy tea tree oil pessaries which are inserted directly into the vagina.