Candida Herbal Remedies

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Candida herbal remedies are becoming a popular option for people who are seeking from relief from a yeast candida albicans infection. While traditional methods (such as anti-fungal antibiotics and over-the-counter topical creams and ointments) are still popular for many who are suffering from the burning, itching and painful symptoms of a yeast infection – there are still people who would rather opt for a more natural, holistic option to cure their yeast infection. This article will explore some effective natural remedies for a yeast infection.

Most herbal treatments for a yeast outbreak can work for any type – including penile, vaginal, oral or skin yeast infections. There might, however be different methods of using the herbs – some can be taken internally, while others are most effective when applied topically to open sores, lesions or blisters in the vaginal area or on the penile shaft (or the affected skin in the male genital area).

Candida Herbal Remedies To Be Used In Your Diet
Aloe can be found in fresh juice that you can buy at your local grocery store. It is effective at increasing white blood cells which can eliminate yeast cells. Take one 8 ounce glass of the juice daily for best results. Cooking with garlic and rosemary is also effective as these herbs contain anti-fungal properties that can help to kill yeast. There is no limit to the amount of these herbs that you should be using for cooking in your meal plan (or diet). Garlic can also be taken in capsule form as a yeast herbal remedy.

Candida Herbal Remedies To Be Used As Topical Treatments
The anti fungal properties in thyme oil are effective as a topical treatment on cracked, dry skin or sores and lesions that show up in severe cases of candida infections. Lavender can either be applied topically or used in a bath for treatments of skin-related symptoms that you can get with a mild to severe yeast infection. For best results, soak in a warm water bath diluted with lavender for about 20 minutes.

Other herbs that are effective in treating a yeast infection include barberry, cinnamon, echinacea, olive leaf, oregano oil, Pau D’Arco and peppermint. Olive leaf and peppermint can be purchased in capsule form from the local health and nutrition store. Cinnamon is effective at treating oral thrush. All of these candida herbal remedies contain powerful antifungal ingredients that help to battle yeast.