Candida is yeast like infection generally occurs on the skin and mucus membranes. The symptoms of candida are chronic fatigue, mood disorders, vaginal and urinal tract infections, oral thrushes, sinus infections, skin and nail fungal infection and hormonal imbalance.
Candida is caused by taking certain antibiotics, contraceptive pills, diabetes, pH imbalance in body, and weak immune system.
Before seeking medical aid, you can try these effective home remedies for Candida.
Garlic is packed with various natural antifungal properties in its sulfur-containing compounds which are useful in Candida infections. So, it makes sense to add garlic to your diet. You can munch on 3-4 garlic cloves a day or add them to your soup.
However, if you can’t tolerate sharp taste, you can use garlic supplements.
Apart from that, apply raw and crushed garlic cloves can speed up the healing process.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is useful in many health conditions, thanks to its antibacterial and antifungal properties, much needed things to treat Candida.
If it is a vaginal yeast infection, add few drops of tea tree oil on a tampon and insert it. Replace it every 4 to 6 hours. In oral cases, mix 7-8 drops of pure tea tree oil in a cup of water for gargling twice times a day. Don’t swallow the solution.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Like tea tree oil, apple cider vinegar is also effective to treat candida as it is rich in antibacterial and antifungal properties. It not only balances the pH level of the body but make an unsuitable atmosphere for fungi.
Mix one tbsp. of organic raw apple cider vinegar with one glass of water. Take it before each meal until the symptoms persist. Besides, you can apply apple cider vinegar on the affected area or add one cup to your bath tub to soak affected part (for 15 minutes).
Olive leaf contains several natural antifungal properties which are useful to heal the signs of Candida yeasts and fungi.
Plus, it has active ingredients called oleuropein that stimulate the immune system.
Prepare olive leaf tea by adding one or two teaspoons of the herb in a cup of boiling water for about 15 minutes. Take 2-3 cups a day to get rid of Candida symptoms.
So these are the effective home remedies for candida. You must see your physician if there is no improvement.