8 Natural Remedies To Treat Vaginal Discharge
By: Kratika Wed, 21 July 2021 5:18 PM
Leukorrhea, or vaginal discharge, is common among women. It is a thin or thick discharge of fluid, white, clear or another color in nature that is sometimes odorless or has an odor. It happens between your menstrual cycles or during pregnancy. It can last from a couple of days to a couple of weeks.
There are different types of vaginal discharges and also difference causes. It can sometimes be caused by hormonal changes in your body, specifically an increase in estrogen.
Another thing that can cause it is a vaginal infection or an STD. A symptom of the STD is a foul odor and it will be yellow or green in color. That is also a bad vaginal discharge sign.
Other things that contribute to leukorrhea are tampons left in too long, anemia, and diabetes. Also if you get an injury you can get one too.
# Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar will restore your natural pH balance. It will also reduce odor and protect your flora (the natural bacteria found in your vagina.). You can either take it as a drink or use as a vaginal wash. To use it as a drink, mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with a cup of water. If you do not like the taste, you can also add honey and/or lemon juice.
To use the apple cider vinegar in a bath, add two cups of the liquid to a warm bath. Soak in this bath for 20-30 minutes. Do this every day until you see a difference in your vaginal discharge.
# Fenugreek Seeds
Fenugreek seeds are also used to help vaginal discharge. It too will help restore your natural pH balance and restore your levels of estrogen. The seeds boost your immune system. All you need to do is drink fenugreek tea each day to see results.
# Indian Gooseberry (Amla)
Indian gooseberry is good for the health of your vagina. It also has vitamin C to boost your immunity. You can eat or drink it daily to see results.
Bananas are good for stomach problems as well as helping rid you of vaginal discharge as it maintains the health of your vagina. Eat a banana or two a day to restore your vaginal discharge back to normal.
The fig acts as a laxative or bowel movement medicine which helps relieve the body and remove toxins or bacteria. You can either drink it or use it as a vaginal wash. To use it as a vaginal wash, you can cut the fruit open and rub it on your vagina. It is best to do this while in the shower so you do not make a mess.
# Cranberry Juice
You remember how your mother tells you to drink cranberry juice because it will ward off yeast infections and urinary tract infections? It actually does remove the wrong bacteria from your vagina allowing it to not attach to your wall. You can drink cranberry juice daily to see results.
Okra is both a fruit and a vegetable. The good thing about okra is that it helps to reduce your vaginal discharge. You can drink it or eat it to see results.
# Indian Lilac
Indian lilac is also known as neem or margosa. It is used for treating the itching, and other discomforts that appear during your vaginal discharge. Use as a vaginal wash for best results. To use this as a vaginal wash, boil some need leaves in water until the water changes color. Allow the water to cool before rinsing your vaginal area with.