5 Home Remedies for Vaginal Fungal Infection

Dr. Richa Agarwal    26-11-2019 Consult

Vaginal fungal infection is caused due to excess growth of Candida albicans fungus present in the vagina. Due to this, you face itching, swelling, burning, and pain in your genitalia. If this infection has happened to you for the first time, consult your doctor. But if you have it several times, then some effective remedies can be taken to remove it. Here are some home remedies to tackle it:

1. Boric acid
It is an antiseptic that is used to cure vaginal fungal infections. But it is necessary to use it in the correct amount. So do not apply it directly, it can harm the skin. To use it, add a little bit of boric acid into the water and put it in the vaginal area. 

2. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is beneficial for boosting immunity. It contains antimicrobial properties which destroy the overgrowth of the candida. This helps in fixing vaginal fungal infections.  

3. Coconut oil
Coconut oil, which has antifungal properties, also has many health benefits. Use pure coconut oil to remove vaginal fungal infections.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar
The use of apple vinegar destroys harmful microorganisms. To use it, add half a cup of apple vinegar in warm water in a bathtub and keep it in for 20 minutes. After that take a bath with that water. 

5. Hydrogen Peroxide
Because of the antioxidant and antibacterial properties in the oxide on hydrogen, it helps to remove fungal infections. To use it, add the hydrogen peroxide to a tub half-filled with water and then soak in it for about 30 minutes.

So, if you encounter the problem of vaginal infection, you can opt for natural remedies