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Quick Home Cures For Yeast Infections

There are a lot of home cures for yeast infections. They have been used by a lot of people to successfully bring the condition under control. These natural remedies provide alternatives for people who do not want to use orthodox medicine. There are several prescription and over the counter medication for treating yeast infection. Some of them are too expensive while others have undesirable side effects. This is why home cures are becoming more popular.

Yeast infections occur as a result of the overpopulation of Candida albicans, a naturally occurring fungus in the human body. When this fungus grows abnormally, some symptoms can be noticed on the body of the affected person. The symptoms include itching and burning sensation around the affected area. There could also be a white vaginal discharge in women.

Yogurt is very popular on the list of home cures for yeast infections. Yogurt contains healthy bacteria that are good for the body. It should be applied on the affected part of the body for about fifteen to thirty minutes two or three times daily. The bacteria contained in it helps to reduce the population of Candida albicans.

Tea tree oil is another home cure for yeast infection that has a good effect. It is an essential oil that can be purchased easily online or at any health store. It should always be diluted before being applied to the skin area. A few drops could also be used in bath water. It has strong antiseptic properties. It should be used carefully because it can cause irritation.
  Efecureyeast on 2011-07-30
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