Apple Cider Vinegar is one of those amazing, cure all type of products that is found on your super market shelves and most probably in your home right now. It’s great for curing everything from curing heartburn to lowering cholesterol. What you may not know is Apple Cider Vinegar for yeast infection treatment is an extremely effective, affordable and easy to implement remedy.
Yeast infections, particularly female, vaginal yeast infections are an irritating, uncomfortable and at times a debilitating experience. For many sufferers, the condition may be to an embarrassing subject to bring up with your doctor or health care provider, so trying natural yeast infection remedies such as apple cider vinegar at home is a way to avoid this embarrassment.
Before you start treating your Candida or Yeast infection by using Apple Vinegar I’m sure you are asking yourself does treating yeast infections with apple cider vinegar actually work? The answer is yes, it works very well if you know how to apply it.
Apple cider vinegar works by restoring the ph level of the body to its normal range. When a yeast overgrowth occurs in the body the ph of the body becomes much more acidic. Apple cider vinegar helps helps fight infections by the presence of high levels of the C, E, A and B vitamins as well as antioxidants,carotene and bioflavonoids, these all help the immune system tackle the infection.
How to use Apple Cider Vinegar For Yeast Infection Treatment
The first way you can choose to use Apple Cider vinegar for Candida treatment is orally. This has the effect of normalizing Candida (a type of yeast infection) levels in the body by killing off Candida overgrowth.
To do this, simply drink a daily mix of between 2 to 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with 8 ounces of water. If you can’t stand to drink the mixture, then you can get tablets from any health food store that will do the trick.
Taking the vinegar internally helps treat all forms of Candida.
Oral apple cider vinegar treatment, when used as a mouthwash, is also particularly good for treating the condition commonly known as Thrush (an oral yeast infection, check the following link for more information Natural remedies for thrush).
As with any yeast infection treatment, do NOT add sugar to make it easier to ingest as sugar will feed your Candida overgrowth and the treatment will be ineffective.
For a more targeted vaginal yeast infection treatment, simply make a douche using the Apple cider vinegar. Add 3 tablespoons of cider to 2 quarts of warm water, ensuring you keep the vinegar at this ratio or less as to strong a mix can lead to burning. Douche twice a day until symptoms are gone.
This treatment can also apply to men, particularly uncircumcised men that may be susceptible to yeast infections, simply dip the penis in the solution for a couple minutes, twice a day.
- Another treatment for external yeast infections, such as groin, foot, nail fungus and other skin conditions can be to simply add 2 – 3 cups of apple cider vinegar into a daily bath
As always if symptoms persist, see your doctor, whilst it is embarrassing, there are treatments that can cure the condition in no time at all.
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