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Vaginal infections are common among women of all ages. It is basically a kind of infection that happens in your vaginal area, and is generally caused due to several reasons, such as unbalanced pH levels, high sugar intake, bacterial growth, douching, contraception, harmful soaps, and also because of multiple sexual partners.
When it comes to treating the infection, there is an array of home remedies available. Surprisingly, tea tree essential oil is also on the list! Although there isn’t much evidence to support tea tree oil’s effectiveness for treating vaginal infection, let’s just tell you how it works!
Vaginal infections can really irk you and it’s a clear indication that your vagina needs some care. Although tea tree oil has been the key ingredient in many beauty and hair products for centuries, its beneficial properties can treat vaginal issues as well.
Tea tree oil is an essential oil that has antifungal and antibacterial properties thus, it can cure infections, which are caused by bacteria and heal wounds too. In fact, a 2003 study examined tea tree oil as a treatment for the common yeast infection strain candida albicans, including 14 drug-resistant derivatives. This study found that tea tree oil was effective against all strains.
Also, tea tree oil is known for its antiseptic and antibiotic properties, which fight the fungus growth around your vagina and can also keep your vagina moisturised. Therefore, you can say bye-bye to itching and burning as well. All in all, tea tree oil is a completely safe remedy to treat the infection.
Repeat the process two times a day for quick results!
Vaginal infections are more likely to occur during the monsoon season, due to the increased humidity in the weather. So these are tips you can follow to maintain good vaginal health throughout the season: