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Natural Cure for Vaginal Itching

cure for vaginal itchingA�Vaginal itching is an uneasy tingling irritation of the vulva or skin of vagina. This may cause an irresistible urge to scratch the affected area of itching.

Some effective natural cure for vaginal itching are:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar:

    It is suggested that apple cider vinegar can inhibit the growth of yeast by killing them. This can help in giving relief from vaginal itching. You can dilute 1-2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup of warm water. You may apply this mixture as a topical wash in the vagina and on the vulva.

  • Garlic:

    Experts suggest that the potent antifungal property of garlic can help in destroying yeast, thereby treating vaginal itching. For this, you may crush a whole garlic clove and mix some water into it. Drink the mixture several times a day for few days till your symptom is gone.

  • Yogurt:

    The acidophilus and bifidus bacteria contained in yogurt can help in killing yeast. This may help in treating vaginal itching. Using a plastic tampoon applicator or your finger you may insert some plain yogurt into your vagina.

  • Buttermilk:

    Buttermilk is considered effective in arresting the growth of yeast infection. This can help in treating vaginal itching. You can smear the vaginal area with some buttermilk or you can drink 2 glasses of buttermilk everyday.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar with Yogurt:

    You can prepare a douche by adding A? cup of yogurt and 4 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in one liter of warm water. You may lie on a towel on your back and douche gently.

Cause of Vaginal Itching and Frequent Urination:

  • Cause of vaginal itching and frequent urination includes:
  • Vaginal Yeast Infection
  • Vaginitis
  • Menopause
  • Chemical irritants such as ointments, creams, douche, detergents, etc.


How to relieve vaginal itching in pregnancy?

Experts suggest that baking soda bath can help in relieving vaginal itching during pregnancy by lowering the PH of vagina. For this, you can mix baking soda and water and apply this paste to the affected area that itches. You may also want to wear light fitting clothes to facilitate the flow of air to the vagina. You can consider keeping the vagina clean and dry.

How is vaginal itching and diabetes related?

In normal condition, the acidic nature of vagina can keep a check on candida living in our vagina. In case of diabetic women during pregnancy, the vaginal secretion containing glucose can increase. This extra glucose secretion can help the candida cells to nourish themselves, thereby causing vaginal itching.

What is the reason for vaginal itching?

The main reason of vaginal itching is candida yeast infection.

Is vinegar helpful for vaginal itching?

Yes, apple cider vinegar is useful for vaginal itching.

2 responses to Natural Cure for Vaginal Itching

  1. Is there any herbal teas that may help the symptoms of inner/outer vaginal itching discomfort? And is yeast the main subject to why the itching occurs? I’d be helpful to have these questions answered, thank you!

  2. Liz said on June 6, 2013

    Too bad there’s no cure for it if you’re allergic to ALL the medications AND the natural cures. :(

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