[toc]Candidiasis or candida is an excessive growth of fungus in the human body named candida. This is yeast like fungus and affects millions of people across the world. This fungus is normally linked with mouth infection called thrush and vaginal infection.
This infection can occur on other areas too like the mucus membrane and other skin parts. If this disease is left untreated then it will multiply and release toxins in the digestive system and muscles causing joint pains, gastric diseases etc.There are a lot of natural remedies that you can follow for preventing the long-term effects of the infection.
8 Various Ways To Cure Candida
Visit A Doctor
You have to be sure that you are suffering from candida before you start treating it. Therefore the common symptoms for oral candida include white deposits in the mouth. For external infections of candida is sores, itching and burning.
You must visit a doctor before you begin any treatment at home. The doctor will diagnose the extent of the disease and prescribe medications accordingly. You must follow the doctor’s prescription by heart.
Aloe Vera Therapy
If there is an external infection of candida then you can apply aloe vera gel to relieve it. male genital yeast infection and diaper rash are external infections of this disease aloe vera gel is really safe when applied on the infected area. If you want to cure candida to the core then you can drink aloe vera juice daily.
This juice will help in managing the colonies of candida naturally. An overgrowth of this fungus can lead to gastric diseases like, heartburn; diarhhoea etc. If you drink one glassful of aloe vera juice daily then candida will be kept in check. If you have an oral candida infection, then you can easily use aloe vera concentrate as a mouth wash. The aloe vera attacks the mouth sore infection. You will have to rinse your mouth daily with this concentrate. Spit out all the aloe vera from the mouth after rinsing because it contains harmful fungus.
Eating garlic is a very good cure for this disease. Use a lot of garlic in your daily cooking and you can also eat fresh raw garlic. The main compound alicin in garlic kills active candida fungus. For best results you can swallow four teaspoonful of garlic with warm water every day, especially on an empty stomach.
You can always take the oil of oregano capsules. This herb has an active comound which is known as carvacrol. Carvacrol helps in destroying the walls of candida albicans. This herb is also an antioxidant. Before you take this capsule you must be aware of the recommended dosage. You will have to take 25 mg capsules two times a day, after your meal.
You can take caprylic acid casules for curing this disease. This is a supplement which is widely prescribed by the health experts and practitioners for candida infection. You will have to take two 300 mg capsules twice daily with your meal. This capsule helps in dissolving the cellular membrane of the candida fungus that has caused infection.
Glutamine capsules are also very popular in this infection. They are antifungal amino acids which will boost your immunity system and will also help in resolving the issue of leaky gut syndrome. This capsule works best for the disease of intestinal candidiasis. You will have to take 1000 mg capsule thrice daily.
There are tablets available of the very powerful grape fruit seed extract herb. The grapefruit seeds will help in alkalizing your body fluids and blood. Candida fungus will not be able to grow properly in an alkaline environment. You can thus take 125 mg, three tablets daily with or without meals.
If you can take preventive measurs against candida fungal infection then it is the best medicine that you will have found. You must limit the intake of sugar, plain flour, and extra processed food products in your diet. This will provide better immunity to your body and will help it remain balanced.
You must include raw fruits and vegetables, whole grains in your diet. Avoid eating vegetables that contain starch like carrots and potatoes. You must eat green leafy vegetables on a daily basis. Sugar is a food for fungus. Keep the fruit intake to a maximum of two whole pieces daily.
You must include yoghurt in your everyday diet. You must search for yoghurt that contains live cultures like L. Acidophilus and S. Thermophilus. These probioti cultures will help in balancing the intestinal tract of the digestive system. Greek yoghurt is the best as it contains a good amount of live culture in it.
There are two main herbs that are helpful for a vaginal or thrush related candida infection with an herbal bath. Tea tree oil is a well-known fungicide that may be one of the most complex and potent medical herbs available. Add 20-25 drops to a tub of hot bath water and soak for about 15 minutes.
This bath can be interchanged with a bath in garlic. Garlic is another potent herb that has antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is also one of the few antimicrobial herbs that is able to uphold the natural balance of fungus and bacteria in the body. Mash 10 garlic cloves in two or three tablespoons of vegetable oil and a small bit of vitamin E and put it in a bottle for three to four days, shake it twice a day, strain it, and add it to bathwater.
Cooking With Herbs
You can cook your daily meals using herbs like thyme, rosemary, marjoram and lemon balm. These herbs will create an environment in the body where it will be impossible for the yeast to survive. Ginger can be used in your daily cooking too. The antifungal properties of this herb will help in fighting the yeast infection in your body. You can also make ginger tea and drink this yummy concoction. Drink lots and lots of water to flush out all the toxins from your body.