Top 5 Home Remedies to Treat Vaginal Discharge

How to Get Rid of Vaginal Discharge

The uterus of women produces a white mucus called as vaginal discharge which is discharged through the vagina. Vaginal discharge wards off harmful microorganisms and keeps the vagina healthy and clean. Thus, it is a very normal process commonly experienced when a girl is about to attain puberty, before menstruation and during sexual excitement.

How to Get Rid of Vaginal Discharge

How to Get Rid of Vaginal Discharge

But in some females, the vaginal discharge increase becomes yellow, green, rusty or brown, have a bad odor and may cause irritation. This condition is known as leucorrhea.

Common causes of vaginal discharge are a bacterial or fungal infection, antibiotics, contraceptive pills, diabetes, cervical cancer, and use of cosmetic soaps and lotions to clean and moisturize intimate areas.

Vaginal discharge is a very distressing situation. In some cases, it is accompanied by stomach pain, back pain, and weakness. So if you are suffering and looking for some effective solution you are on the right page. This article on how to get rid of vaginal discharge will introduce you to natural home remedies that are very effective in treating leucorrhea.

Top 5 Home Remedies to Treat Vaginal Discharge

Top 5 Home Remedies to Treat Vaginal Discharge


Top 5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Vaginal Discharge

  1. Indian Gooseberry- Indian gooseberry also known as Amla and is very effective in curing leucorrhoea. Mix 3 grams of dried Amla powder with 6 grams of organic honey to make a paste. Consume this two times daily for a month.

    Indian Gooseberry

    Indian Gooseberry

    Alternatively, you may also drink 20 grams Amla juice daily. You may mix a half teaspoon of honey to it for taste.

  2. Fenugreek Seeds- It maintains the vaginal pH and also balances the level of estrogen hormones. Soak fenugreek seeds in a cup of water and leave it overnight. Strain it in the morning and drink it. You may also boil fenugreek seeds for 30 minutes in a glass of water. Cool it and wash your vagina with it.

    Fenugreek Seeds

    Fenugreek Seeds

  3. Basil Leaves- It has antibiotic and antimicrobial properties. Crush a few basil leaves and extract its juice. Mix a teaspoon of holy basil leave juice with a teaspoon of honey and consume 2 times a day.

    Basil Leaves

    Basil Leaves

  4. Lady Finder- Lady finger is mucogenic and thus helps to get rid of vaginal discharge. Boil pieces of 100 grams lady finger in 500 ml of water till the water reduces to half. Strain it, and drink the preparation dividing it into 3 times equally in a day.

  5. Dry Ginger- It is very effective in removing the impurities from the body. Boil a tablespoon of dry ginger powder in a cup of water. Reduce the water quantity to half. Remove from heat. Strain the preparation and drink it for 2 to 3 weeks.

    Dry Ginger

    Dry Ginger

  6. Yogurt- Yogurt contains probiotics that not only improves the gut health, but also maintains the pH balance. So thrust a little bit of yogurt into your vagina. Repeat this a few times in a day. This will kill the fungi and will also treat vaginal infection.

    Yogurt

    Yogurt

Ladies do not suffer in silence. Try any of the above-mentioned home remedies and get rid of vaginal discharge naturally.

In my experience as a doctor, I have found that usually women suffer from abnormal vaginal discharge because of the their lack the knowledge on how to properly wash their intimate parts.

Keep in Mind

  • Use warm water to wash vagina
  • Do not use perfumed soap and lotions as they interfere with a pH balance of the vagina that is needed to kill harmful microbes.
  • Avoid douche, tampons and spermicidal contraceptives
  • Wear cotton panties and avoid tightly fitted bottoms
  • Drink lots of water
  • Avoid cooking food in aluminum utensils as high level of aluminium in your body may aggravate vaginal discharge.

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