Thrush is caused by an increase in Candida albicans, a yeast that causes a growth in one part of the body. What causes this overgrowth? This can be caused by many factors, including stress and medication (mostly antibiotics). Thrush can also be caused by breastfeeding. Thrush can develop even if you breastfeed your baby or take antibiotics.
Home remedies can be used to get rid of thrush. Here are four home remedies you can try. Yogurt is an excellent home remedy for thrush. You can apply a small amount yogurt to the area affected depending on the location of the thrush. To avoid introducing more microorganisms to the thrush, make sure your hands are clean before applying yogurt. Repeat this process 2-3 times per day until the thrush disappears.
Mix the vinegar and baking soda together, then add a glass water. Mix all ingredients until the baking soda is fully dissolved. After that, dip a cotton strip into the solution and apply it to the thrush. Make sure that the solution is always fresh when you use it. Keep a fresh solution ready to use until you get rid of thrush.
Plantain seeds can be used to treat thrush. Simply soak the seeds in water until they swell. These seeds take between 4-8 hours to soak so it is a good idea for them to be left to soak overnight. Once the seeds have turned into a gel-like substance you can apply them to your thrush. Plantain seeds can be substituted with psyllium seeds.
Acidophilus tablets can be purchased at your local pharmacy or health shop. First, grind it until it becomes a fine powder. Then, place the contents in the thrush pockets. This process should be repeated twice daily.
Calendula is a home remedy for thrush, but little is known about it. However, it is effective against the yeast infection. Calendula is a tincture. You only need to add the liquid to the thrush. The problem will disappear in a few days. Thrush is a common problem that even infants can have. The best thing about the home remedies that we have provided is that they are completely safe and can be used by babies.