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How To Treat Candida

CandidaCandida albicans is a type of yeast that exists on our skin, inside our mouth, in our gastrointestinal tract and in the case of women, in the vagina. It lives quietly and does no harm but sometimes the yeast multiplies uncontrollably and causes infection resulting in pain and inflammation. Candida can infect the mouth, the external surface of the skin, the penis and the surface of the vagina. Candida can also infect the bloodstream or internal organs such as the liver or spleen.

But the most commonly affected areas are the skin, mouth and vagina. The leading cause for the overgrowth of the yeast is overuse of antibiotics. Antibiotics destroy the healthy bacteria which live alongside the Candida. These friendly bacteria keep the Candida under check and prevent them from growing out of control. When we take antibiotics, they kill the friendly bacteria and the Candida which is unaffected by the antibiotics, moves into the place once occupied by the healthy bacteria and begins to multiply thus causing infection.

Easy Ways To Treat Candida

Neem

It is of the first consequence to deal with the Candida in such a way that healthy bacteria found in our body are not harmed or destroyed along with the Candida.  Neem can combat all kinds of bacteria, viruses, fungus and yeast and eradicate the infection at its root.

Neem water

Boil plenty of water and add a cluster of neem leaves to it. Continue boiling on a low heat for five minutes then turn off the heat. Bathe with this water or wash the affected areas with this water two or three times regularly. This simple remedy will provide instant relief in the itching and burning and will effect a quick cure.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has powerful antifungal, antimicrobial, antibacterial and antiviral properties which can deal with the overgrowth of the yeast quickly and render it harmless.

Coconut Oil

Its anti-inflammatory properties also provide relief in the pain and itching and soothe the skin tremendously. Rub coconut oil all over the affected areas three or four times daily. You can also apply the oil inside your mouth for oral infection.

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Curd

Another way to treat Candida is to increase the number of beneficial bacteria inside the body. The healthy bacteria will instantly control the yeast and prevent it from wreaking havoc.

Curd

Homemade curd is full of live culture and other essential nutrients that are very beneficial to the body. Eat one cup of unsweetened curd with every meal. You can also apply a layer of the curd on all the affected areas to soothe the inflamed skin.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Mix some apple cider vinegar in some warm water and flush out all the affected areas with it three or four times daily. Apple cider vinegar will not only curb the activity of the Candida but it will also bring considerable relief in the itching and burning and will cure the infection rapidly.

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Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil has potent healing and curative powers because of its antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Mix a few drops of tea tree oil in some lukewarm water and rinse all the affected areas with it three times daily.

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Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.

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