Relieve Your Bacterial Vaginosis Symptoms With Herbal Remedies
Posted Nov 01 2010 5:23pm
While bacterial vaginosis (BV) is usually a non-severe infection due to an imbalance in the vaginal microorganism ecosystem, BV symptoms can be very irritable and unbearable. This form of vaginitis tends to reoccur. Many women find it difficult to achieve complete cure with conventional medical therapy or tolerate the side effects of antibiotics; they now resort to herbal remedies to solve their problem.
Herbal include using a variety of herbs that have antiseptic, antifungal and immune-strengthening properties. The therapeutic substances of those plants are generally found in the stems, fruits, leaves or roots. With the help of today’s modern technology, the healing compounds of those herbs are extracted and made into pills and tablets that can be conveniently taken as supplements.
Here are several commonly used herbal remedies for bacterial vaginosis.
The antibacterial and antifungal properties found in garlic make it one of the best herbal remedies to treat bacterial infections, including bacterial vaginosis. You can consume deodorized garlic supplement (e.g. take 1 or 2 garlic capsules daily until symptoms vanish). You can also wrap peeled whole garlic in gauze, and insert it into the vagina. Many have found this method effective in stopping fishy vaginal odor in BV within a couple of hours.
* Tea tree oil
Serena is a freelance writer who has writing interest in several areas, including health, home business and relationship.