How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Yeast Infection

Yeast infection or candidiasis is a frequent problem, especially for people living in hot and humid conditions. It usually occurs in the intestinal tract and vaginal mouth, and then it is called vaginitis. The symptoms are redness, itching, vaginal irritation and white or yellowish vaginal discharge. More than 75 percent of women face this infection at some point in their lives. There are natural remedies for treating this condition and the best and the most available is apple cider vinegar, or ACV.

When not filtered, apple cider vinegar is rich in bacteria, enzymes and proteins, even Hippocrates has said that it has many medicinal properties, especially when it comes to fungal infections.

Apple cider vinegar for yeast infection:

Is a natural antibiotic and eliminates bacteria, fungi, viruses and other disease-causing organisms that helps increase the amount of good bacteria in the intestine and vagina and that increases immunity that lowers the level of glucose in blood and sugar in general. Diabetic patients are more prone to fungal infections.

When consumed orally, it increases the immunity thanks to the enzymes and the proteins and therefore it prevents the infections by fungi.

  • Simple methods to cure yeast infection with apple cider vinegar:

Method 1

  • Add one to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water
  • Do not add honey or sugar as it helps the growth of fungi
  • Drink this drink 2-3 times a day at least

Method 2

  • Add one tablespoon of ACV in a glass of water and drink on an empty stomach twice a day
  • Always take this mixture before meals
  • Consume this mixture on a daily basis and prevent the proliferation of fungi
  • Use organic apple vinegar
  • You can add the ACV to a fresh fruit or vegetable juice or herbal tea and prevent the spread of the infection

Method 3 (soaking)

  • You will need 2/3 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a piece of cotton or a cloth
  • Soak the cotton or the cloth in apple cider vinegar
  • Apply it to the infected area
  • Make sure that the apple cider vinegar is low acid, 5 percent or less
  • For severe infections, you may feel burning when applying apple cider vinegar, so it is recommended that you try first
  • If you feel too much burning, dilute the apple cider vinegar
  • You can dilute apple cider vinegar with water in same amounts and get rid of itching and irritation
  • After application, hold the apple vinegar for 10-15 minutes, then wash and dry the area well.
  • Repeat this on a regular basis and get rid of fungal infections

Method 4

  • Mix 3-4 cups of apple cider vinegar and half a cup of tea tree oil and add it in the tub
  • Take a dip in it on a regular basis and get rid of and prevent yeast infection
  • Tea tree oil also has antimicrobial effects

Method 5

  • Mix one cup of distilled water and 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • Wash your vagina with this mixture
  • You will get rid of the infection, itching and vaginal discharge, even after the first use
  • If symptoms are severe, repeat this twice a day
  • After the first results, do this once a day
  • Before you start using this mixture, consult your doctor and see at what concentration you should start using it

Method 6

  • If you regularly consume apple cider vinegar in your diet it will prevent yeast infections and it will maintain the pH balance of your body
  • You can use apple cider vinegar for food preservation, such as pickles and then consume them on a regular basis
  • You can use apple cider vinegar in salads, such as coleslaw
  • Can be excellent for salad dressings

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