Lavender is one the beautiful flowers, that is popular for its aroma and the color. The essential oil extracted from lavender is used in many cosmetics for skin and hair. It also works as a great stress reliever. Lavender is popular for its number of medicinal benefits. The essential oil of lavender helps to treat anxiety, insomnia, depression and many more. In this recipe, you will be shown how to prepare lavender douche to treat yeast infection in vagina.
The lavender flower also treats the below mentioned ailments.
- Stomach upset
- Intestinal swelling
- Fungal infections
- Hair loss
- High blood pressure
- Menstrual cramps
The origin of Lavender flower is Northern Africa and Mediterranean mountains. Though it is difficult to get hold of fresh lavender flowers, dried lavender flowers are available all around the world. They are also used for cosmetic and medicinal practices.
This recipe explains how to use dried lavender flowers to treat vaginal yeast. Lavender has the property to treat and cure fungal infections effectively. The anti-septic and anti-inflammatory property of lavender helps to reduce itchiness and infection. Lavender helps to cure infection by destroying the membranes of the fungi cells. Hence, treats the infection from the roots and reduces the chances of recurrence. Yeast formation
When coconut oil is combined along with the lavender extract, it soothes the irritated skin and reduces the dryness. When dryness is reduced, itchiness naturally comes down. When this douche is used regularly, it maintains the moisture in skin and prevents further infection.
Yeast infection can affect up to 75% of women at any point of time. It affects women who are not sexually active also. Lavender reduces the symptoms and treats the infection effectively. Apart from treating the infection externally, as a word of advice, consuming good amount of probiotics and keeping the vagina dry and clean, will help you prevent yeast infection.
- 2 tablespoons Dried lavender flowers
- 2 teaspoons Coconut oil
- 500 ml Water
- To prepare douche, all you need is dried lavender flowers, coconut oil and water.
- First, take a clean pan or vessel and add water.
- Add lavender flowers to water.
- Now add coconut oil to water.
- Switch on the flame and boil it.
- Once boiled, switch off the flame. Cool it and strain.
- Douche is ready for use.
- Use this lavender extract to clean the vagina and area around it.
- Use this once or twice a day.