Home Remedies for yeast infections
a natural Yeast Infection treatment that KILLS that itch

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You just found some powerful Home Remedies for Yeast Infections that will KILL those nasty fungi but most of all that itch! We, like most women, know that a yeast infection can really throw you off and send you looking for relief in all possible ways

Many of us have at one point or another had that incredibly debilitating itch, the burning, that very unwanted discharge and the insecurity about what it is and how to handle it

Don't despair, we'll cure this yeast infection together

These natural home remedies for yeast infections are proven to be very effective, and have helped many, many and did we say MANY women like you before. It successfully helped in the battle against the fungi and cured that infection and, probably most important, gave them relief from that burning itch!

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Don’t let this burning itch take over your life 

Find your natural yeast infection treatment

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First a note on vaginal douching

First we want to make clear that a healthy vagina needs no douche. The bacteria in there normally can take care of their own business, which is guarding your vaginal health so to speak

When you use a douche when there is actually no real need for it, it may do more harm than good. It not only takes out some of the unwanted visitors but also your guardian friends, the ones that safeguard and clean the place. This creates opportunities for bad bacteria to infect you and cause all kinds of serious problems

A douche is only advisable when the bad bacteria have taken over and cause some kind of infection. Don't worry too much, we're here to help you with your fight

Home remedies for yeast infections
let the curing begin...

These yeast infection home remedies are in no real particular order besides that the ones we start with have a serious track record and a very long list of happy and satisfied users

Home remedies for yeast infections

Have no fear, Queen Yogurt is here!

yeast infection home remedies, Queen yogurt

Plain, unsweetened Yogurt as a yeast infection home remedy probably belongs in the yeast infection home remedies hall of fame because it effectively helped so many women all over world for many, many years. It is undisputed the most effective of all natural yeast infection home remedies, it eases the burning and fights the infection

This because plain yogurt contains the living bacterial culture lactobacillus acidophilus which is also found in healthy vaginas. In short this acidophilus bacteria produce hydrogen peroxide which kills the yeast

When you use this yeast infection home remedy make sure you use plain, unflavored yogurt with no added sugar. Read the label, it should say that it contains: live acidophilus cultures. Sugar will FEED the infection...I don't think I need to say more...

You can of course eat a lot of yogurt so as to get it really into your system, this is of course also a good way to keep a yeast infection out the door, but as a direct treatment it is even more effective when you put it straight on the affected spot

Apply directly

Apply the yogurt directly to the vulva and inside the vagina. Getting it inside can be a bit tricky but you can soak a tampon in yogurt and insert it. Or you can use any kind of squeeze bottle or syringe (need we say without the needle…?!) ...and then...yeast infection relief!

Frozen yogurt tampon

We've even heard that some women made sort of yogurt ice-sickles by freezing a tampon saturated with yogurt. Or freeze yogurt in a tampon-like shape with the help of the fingers from disposable or rubber gloves or a tampon applicator. Makes me proud of the resourcefulness of us women to   find new natural yeast infection home remedies

Inserting this cold 'tampon' feels a bit cold of course but it both soothes the burning and heals at the same time

Repeat the yogurt remedy two times a day until at least one day after the symptoms go away

Homemade yogurt

You can also make your own yogurt at home. You can do this with or without a yogurt starter. I have tried it myself and it is quite simple and the results are actually very good

Home remedies for yeast infections

Acidophilus capsules

You can also directly use acidophilus capsules for a more concentrated approach. You can probably get them at any natural food store or supermarket

Open the capsules and apply it to your vulva, or mix it with water and soak a tampon in this and use it or squirt the mixture directly inside

If your infection has not disappeared after a week, it is best to contact your doctor

Home remedies for yeast infections

Hydrogen peroxide 3%

home remedies for yeast infections

As chemical and dangerous as it may sound hydrogen peroxide is actually a natural product and produced naturally by bacteria in your vagina. As you may remember we already mentioned the fact that hydrogen peroxide kills yeast…Yesss kill, kill, kill!!! Exactly your thoughts...?

And if you have a yeast infection your bacteria are not up to the job at this moment. You have to come to the rescue with this yeast infection home remedy!!

Mix one teaspoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide with one cup of water. Use this as a natural douche once a day until at least one day after the symptoms go away. Afterward clean and dry carefully

This treatment would also rank among the most effective and natural home remedies for yeast infections

Home remedies for yeast infections


As you may or may not know garlic is a great natural antibiotic and has some amazing anti fungal properties. This eliminates the yeast that has been bothering you. You can of course use garlic in your diet or eat small pieces with some water, this will also help you. But the use of garlic as a direct treatment is one of the most useful and popular home remedies for yeast infections

There are basically two ways to use garlic as a yeast infection treatment, one is directly internal and the other in a douche


Peel a clove of garlic, wrap it in a gauze or cheesecloth and make sure you close it good. If necessary you can lubricate this 'tampon' with olive oil or any natural oil. Insert it into your vagina and make sure a piece of the cloth stays out so you can pull it out later

You do this before you go to sleep and leave it there for the night. Do this at least until one day after the symptoms go away. For more serious infections use a fresh clove every morning and night

Natural douche

For this yeast infection treatment cut some cloves of garlic in pieces and crush/ bruise them by laying a kitchen knife flat on top of them and push or hit the flat part of the blade. This makes it easier for the juice to come out. Put them in a good amount of water, stir it and leave it for a few minutes. You can use this as a douche, it might sting a little but it is very effective. Make sure you clean and dry everything afterward

Garlic is known to treat the more basic and 'easy' infections, for the more stubborn ones you can try a more potent of our yeast infection home remedy

Home remedies for yeast infections

Boric Acid

Again a nasty sounding but very safe and extremely effective yeast infection home remedy

For this one you have to buy boric acid capsules at your pharmacy or natural food store or supermarket. You will need two 300mg capsules (size 00), a total of 600mg per use once a day, for one week. Insert them in your vagina, the moisture and heat in there will melt the capsules and release the boric acid

To be on the safe side after the first week you can go on with this treatment two times a week for another three weeks. This is remedy is surely capable of treating the more persistent and stubborn yeast infections

For some women boric acid can bring a bit of discomfort, a slight burning or can cause some serious vaginal discharge. If the burning gets too much immediately stop using this yeast infection treatment

Home remedies for yeast infections

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has at least two very effective applications when it comes to yeast infection treatment


For one of the most soothing home remedies for yeast infections you draw a hot bath. Put in two cups of apple cider vinegar and a 1/2 cup of salt, (depending of course how big your bath is) sit down and soak for at least 20 minutes. Make sure you dry everything afterward to prevent the yeast from growing


Another yeast infection home remedy is to dilute some apple cider vinegar with some water and add a little garlic extract or crush/ bruise a garlic clove. Stir it and let it stay for a while. Wash the infected area with this mixture or soak a tampon or cotton ball in it and insert. This will soothe the burning and relieves you from the itch

Home remedies for yeast infections


Besides the fact that honey has great anti bacterial and anti viral properties it also has very helpful good bacteria in it which help to treat a yeast infection

Spread a generous amount of honey over the infected area and let it saturate. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes or as long as you can. When you're done take a shower or a bath to clean it and make sure you dry everything very well afterward. You can repeat this until the symptoms are gone

Home remedies for yeast infections

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is the Empress of natural home remedy land, well one of the crown princesses at least. If you drink the juice, if necessary mixed with another natural juice or water, it will fight yeast infections from within, strengthens your immune system and helps to get rid of toxins, all in one!

You can also apply aloe vera gel directly as a yeast infection treatment to the affected area, it will give you great yeast infection relief

Finally you can also use it as a douche. Put some aloe vera gel in water, mix it and use this as a douche. Again afterward clean and dry carefully

This use of aloe vera is just one of the very useful natural yeast infection home remedies in our collection

Home remedies for yeast infections

Tea Tree oil

home remedies for yeast infections, tea tree oil

Extreme Caution! 

We have heard about yeast infection remedies using Tea tree oil. But we want you to know that Tea tree oil is a very strong natural product. We were made aware that Tea tree oil, even when diluted can cause chemical burns in some people. This is obviously the last thing we want to happen

Therefore, DO NOT use yeast infection treatments that include Tea tree oil. The ones below we included only as a warning about what you might have heard or read

Tea tree tampon

It is said that Tea tree oil can be used in at least two different ways as a yeast infection treatment

For this first yeast infection treatment drip a few drops of tea tree oil on a tampon and insert it. Repeat this for 3 to 4 days. This very helpful natural remedy for yeast infection will reduce the pain and inflammation

Comfort Tip

Put some olive oil on the top of the tampon and add a few drops of tea tree oil. The olive oil works as a lubricant and keeps the tampon from absorbing the tea tree oil

If you experience a stinging sensation when you apply the tea tree oil tampon try to use a tampon applicator. Lift off the top of the applicator, apply the olive oil and tea tree oil as described and put the tampon back. Now it feels a lot better when you use it

Natural douche

The second yeast infection home remedy we heard of is using tea tree oil in a douche. When you use it make sure it is highly diluted. In this case mix equal parts of tea tree oil with rubbing alcohol (isopropyl). The mixture should appear milky white. Drip ten drops of this into a pint (+/- 1/2 L) of water. Use this as a vaginal douche once a day for at least a week

Again, after careful consideration we have concluded that Tea tree oil is NOT safe for treating a yeast infection. It's better to choose another of the remedies above

Final note 

Yeast infection or vaginal candidiasis is a serious ailment but can be helped with these home remedies for yeast infections. Remember though that all women and all cases are different and what works for one woman might not work for another. So don't despair if a home remedy doesn't immediately work for you

You can try another one probably with more success. However If your infection has not disappeared after a week, even after using one of these suggestions please contact your doctor

Now GO KILL girrrl!

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If you're looking for more information about yeast infections please visit the Mayoclinic yeast infection section. If you don't mind a bit of strong language and you do have a sense of humor about female problems you might want to visit this yeast infection page I found on the MSU.edu site

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