Yeast infections can occur all over the body but are more prevalent in warm, moist areas like the vagina or mouth. Yeast infection are quite common and consists of many types of yeast. The most common of these yeasts is Candida Albicans. A sudden outgrowth of Candida Albicans can cause the skin to get irritated and a rash to occur. It can also lead to intense itchiness or pain. If a serious yeast infection is left untreated it can leave lasting marks on the skin and be a constant source of irritation, pain and embarrassment. Thus all sorts of cures have been developed for the condition. One such cure, which might be termed a natural cure for yeast infection is apple cider vinegar.
To start with, Candida is always in or on the body. It is usually kept under control when the body\’s chemicals are in balance. Basically the body is constantly fighting to keep it at bay. When the individual concerned gets sick or the body gets run down, it starts to lose the fight against Candida. This is when Candida grows and becomes a problem. Apple cider vinegar is supposed to have many therapeutic benefits, one of which is to re-balance the body and help it fight Candida.
Taking apple cider vinegar is a natural cure that seems to be passed down from generation to generation. If you are like me, no doubt your Grandmother or Mother passed this tip onto you. In fact, not only is it thought to be helpful for yeast infection but it can help in many other ailments.
Apple cider vinegar and honey in a cup of hot water is a great way to combat a cold. The way to combat yeast infection with cider vinegar is to drink a small cup of it every day. In this respect it helps to keep the body\’s chemical balance.
You will develop a taste for cider vinegar after a while but initially it can be quite a peculiar taste – very tart and sharp that your face may pucker up when it first hits the taste buds. However there are all sorts of things you can mix with it to dilute the taste and still retain the benefits of the vinegar.
As already mentioned you can add it to hot water and honey to make a pleasant sweet and sour type drink. If you don\’t have honey simply dilute the taste of the vinegar with hot water.
Although taking apple cider vinegar may seem like a simple cure for yeast infection, it can be surprisingly effective if you integrate it into your daily diet. Cider vinegar can be used in salad dressings and main meals too if you can\’t face drinking it. Always have a bottle to hand so that you can add it to the food you eat from time to time. Another alternative is to add a small cup of cider vinegar to a hot bath. You\’ll be glad you did as it could prevent the occurrence of painful and itchy yeast infections.