Educating yourself about your Candida infection is the first and most important step in curing this dangerous condition and taking responsibility over your health and well-being.
There are about 150 different types of Candida yeast, of which Candida albicans is the most common. Candida albicans is yeast that exists naturally inside roughly 80% of humans. Candida exists in our mouths, skin, gastrointestinal tract and other mucous membranes such as the vagina and penis. In small numbers, Candida is part of the healthy makeup of our intestinal flora; the range of organisms that exists inside the human digestive tract.
It is unknown exactly what specific role Candida yeast fulfills in the intestines. But together, the intestinal flora fulfill a range of vital functions such as assisting in the absorption of carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, preventing allergies and training the immune system. They also ensure that the balance between “good” and “bad” organisms is kept at a correct level.
Common Causes: Use of Antibiotic medicines, Use of Anti-fungal medicines, Intake of High Sugar, Various Food Allergy and Anxiety & Depression are some of the common causes of Candida.
Symptoms: Numerous symptoms and diseases are caused by Candida ranging from allergies to autoimmune diseases to cancer.
- Low Sex Drive
- Canker Sores
List of Home Remedies:
Garlic: Include garlic in your daily diet as it has many health benefits
Coconut Oil: Apply some coconut oil directly on the affected part 3 to 4 times daily. You can also add 1 tsp of coconut oil in your regular diet.
Olive Oil and Oregano Oil: Take 1 tbsp of olive oil and 2-3 drops of oregano oil and apply directly on the affected part. Leave it as it is for couple of hours.
Oregano Oil: Taka a glass of water and add 2 to 3 drops of oregano oil, mix them well and consume two times a day for a week.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Apply the vinegar directly on the affected part of the skin.
Olive Leaf Tea: Make yourself an olive leaf tea by adding 1 to 2 tsp of olive leaf in boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes and consume 2 to 3 times a day.
Cranberry Juice: Consume one glass of sugarless cranberry juice twice a day for 2 to 3 week daily.