Try these 5 Home Remedies to Help you Control Vaginal Discharge

09 October, 2020
There are natural remedies that can help you control vaginal discharge. Actually, you can use topical and oral treatments together. When in doubt, consult a gynecologist.

Vaginal discharge plays a principal role in the intimate health of a woman. Actually, besides being a natural lubricant,  it contains healthy bacteria that avoid the attack of infectious agents.

In its natural state, it’s transparent or whitish in color. Also, it does not generate unpleasant odors and tends to be small quantities. This means that the PH in the area is at stable levels and therefore is protecting against bacteria and yeast infections.

Nevertheless, on some occasions it can change the color, texture  and odor.  This indicates the presence of harmful microorganisms.

As a consequence, there may be unpleasant symptoms such as an offensive odor, itching and the excess production of fluids.  As a result, these can cause insecurity and be annoying for your sex life.

Luckily, there are various natural remedies.  Because of their properties, they regulate the vaginal PH to accelerate the alleviation of problems.

In the following article we would like to share the 5 best remedies for this issue.


Marigold tea as well as the oil of marigold are both natural solutions that help to decrease excess vaginal fluid.  This also improves problems with odor and irritation.

Its antibiotic and anti-inflammatory components protect the microbial flora of the area. This inhibits the growth of fungus, bacteria and viruses.


  • 2 tablespoons of marigold tea
  • 2 cups of water


  • Put the marigold in boiling water and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • When it is lukewarm and concentrated, filter and apply.

Way to use

  • Take a sitz bath with this combination and then rinse the external areas of the vagina.
  • Repeat daily until the PH is balanced.

Do you want to know more?: Marigold and its health benefits

2. Organic apple cider vinegar

Organic apple cider vinegar contains natural acids that help to control the growth of fungus and bacteria in the vaginal area.

Its antimicrobial and antimicotic properties prevent the proliferation of agents.  At the same time, they protect the healthy bacteria of the flora.


  • 6 tablespoons of apple cider vinager
  • 2 cups of water


  • Mix the vinegar with lukewarm water and stir it so that it is well diluted.

How to use

  • Rinse the external areas with the solution.
  • Repeat 2 times a day, every day.

3. Aloe vera

aloe vera

The direct application of aloe vera in the vaginal area can control the growth of microorganisms and cause changes in the fluid.

This recovers the natural lubricants in the area and, at the same time, nourishes the healthy bacteria that impede the action of the harmful agents.


  • 3 tablespoons of aloe vera
  • 2 drops of tea tree oil


  • Combine the aloe vera gel with the tea tree oil.

How to use

  • Rub the aloe vera gel mixture on the external areas of the vaginal and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water and repeat this twice a day.
  • Continue this treatment until the infection and excess of fluid are controlled.

4. Cilantro

Drinking cilantro tea is one of the internal remedies that can reduce excess vaginal fluid.

Its antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties slow down the action of the infection agents. At the same time, it reestablishes the PH.


  • 1 teaspoon of cilantro seeds
  • 1 cup of water


  • Mix the seeds in boiling water and let it sit for 20 minutes.

How to use

  • Strain this infusion and consume on an empty stomach for a minimum of 7 days.

See this article:  Unknown uses and properties of cilantro

5. Fenugreek


Finally, Fenugreek seeds help to control hormonal activity, which helps to decrease excessive vaginal fluids and bad odors.

These cause similar effects as what estrogen causes.  This is a determinate of the menstrual cycle and  of reproductive health.


  • 1 tablespoon of fenugreek seeds
  • 1 cup of water


  • Put the fenugreek seeds in the water and let them soak overnight.

How to use

  • Strain the liquid with a colander. Drink it on an empty stomach for 7 to 10 days.

Have you notices changes in your vaginal fluid?  If so,  you can use any of the mentioned remedies and control it before it causes serious infections.



















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