White Vaginal or leucorrhoea is a common problem among women. This is a problem that most of teenage girls’ face. A little bit of white discharge is not an issue but too much of it is a matter of concern. If there is an excess of white discharge it can cause weakness and infections and hence it is important to get it treated as soon as possible.
In fact, if the colour of the discharge is greyish white, rusty, green, yellow or brown, it can be a serious concern. Thick white discharge with vaginal itching can be due to yeast infection. However, the other possible causes of white discharge include not keeping the vaginal area clean, being over-anxious, multiple nutritional deficiencies.
Symptoms of white discharge:
- Odour from private parts
- Headache and constipation
If the discharge is too much, you must consult a doctor, however here are some home remedies that can solve the problem of mild discharge.
Many women experience some vaginal secretion which is good as it cleans the bacterial and fungal growth in the vagina. Even during sexual intercourse, lubrication is possible only due to the slippery surface with white discharge.
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Consuming fenugreek seeds boiled in water can solve the problem of white discharge. You can boil fenugreek seeds in 500 ml of water until the water is reduced to half. Then drink this water when it cools down.
Favourite of many and commonly called bhindi is another good remedy for treating the problem of white discharge. You can boil some ladyfinger in water and then churn it in the mixer. Some ladies also soak ladyfinger with yoghurt and then consume it.
Soak some fenugreek seeds in water overnight, strain and have it in the morning on an empty stomach. This is one of the easiest and safest home remedies to treat white discharge.
Indian gooseberry, called amla in Hindi is an Indian superfood. Rich in vitamin C and many other nutrients, amla helps boost immunity and keeps you healthy.
You can have it in any form – raw, powdered, murabba or homemade candies. Consuming amla regularly will also treat the problem of white discharge.
Tulsi again is a commonly used ingredient in Indian households. People have been using it for ages for its medicinal benefits. You can grind some tulsi with water and add some honey to it. Have this drink twice every day to eradicate the problem. You can also consume tulsi with milk.
You can drink rice starch (water in which rice is boiled) regularly to eradicate the problem of white discharge. The starch from the rice is highly preferable when you are constantly suffering from the problem of white discharge.
If you have a vaginal discharge with itching, you can boil some guava leaves in water and have it after it cools down. Drink this twice a day.