The female reproductive system is often prone to various issues such as infections, inflammation or bacteria and fungi. Normally there are many types of microorganisms in the vagina which are beneficial. However, the presence of pathogenic bacteria can cause various symptoms such as:
- abdominal pain
- foul-smelling secretions
- genital itching
- swelling of the mucous membranes
In the vaginal wall there is high content of glycogen and all those things can affect it. Glycogen is converted into high concentration of lactic acid and that helps in preventing the bad bacteria. What can be the reason for many diseases is alkaline environment in the vagina.
There are antibiotics that doctors prescribe to women that deal with this problem, but they are expensive and they can come with many side effects such as spreading fungal infections. Allergic reactions and excessive dryness can be caused by drugs and other chemicals that doctors are prescribing.
And that is why in this article you will read about some natural remedies that can help you in that case – that will normalize the microflora of the vagina and that will eliminate the symptoms of vaginitis.
Just a tip before you decide to do any kind of treatment for this disease – visit a doctor to check what is the reason that caused it in the first place.
And the home remedies for vaginitis are the following:
1. Lemon juice
Into 4 cups of lukewarm water you should dissolve 1 tablespoon lemon juice. You should just douche with this mixture and you are done.
In 4 cups of boiling water mix 2 tablespoons of 9% acidity vinegar. With this solution you should rinse the external parts of your genitalia and you should do this treatment until you notice improvements.
3. Chamomile tea
In 4 cups of boiling water add 2 tablespoons of dried chamomile flowers and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. You should rinse and wash with the tea and to repeat it until you notice improvements.
You can make some changes in your life if you want to prevent vaginal infections such as adding dairy products into your diet, using underwear that is made of natural fabrics and to use products that contain lactic acid for intimate hygiene. Also if you are in a relationship, it is important that your partner is also taking good care of hygiene, especially before you are about to sleep together.