A common problem which women above 40 years of age face is vaginal dryness. This is usually the menopause period and almost all women go through this problem. There are medical treatments for this issue and also a few natural remedies. We now look at the natural remedies to cure vaginal dryness issue. The natural remedies are safe and do not cause any side effects.
Use Cotton Undergarments
Though this is not a healing remedy, good cotton undergarments can help reduce the vaginal dryness by reducing the itchiness as cotton garments allow air flow
Tea Tree Oil
The properties of tea tree oil is that is helps in killing the bacteria. As bacteria are also one of the causes for vaginal dryness, application of this oil in the vagina helps reduce dryness, kills the bacteria and thereby reduces itching.
These are said to maintain the hormones in the body. A teaspoon of fenugreek seeds boiled in water and consumed helps in curing vaginal dryness.
Milk With Turmeric
This grandmother’s recipe is the most popularly used by woman who have vaginal dryness. Turmeric helps in killing bacteria and milk helps in keeping the vagina moist. Both these ingredients are mixed and made into a paste and applied on the vagina.
Olive oil is a rich source of Vitamin E which is very essential for the skin’s nourishment. When applied to the vagina directly, olive oil not just helps remove the dryness but it also nourishes and protects it from further dryness.
Aloe Vera gel also is a very good moisturizer and when mixed with milk and applied on the vagina it helps heal dryness immediately.
Consumption of minimum of 10 glasses of water is a must. Vaginal dryness can be reduced when the body is well hydrated
The diet should include good amount of Vitamin E. Salmon, Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds etc., should be included in the diet without fail. Good amount of fruits should also be a part of the diet.
So, before you go for harmful chemical based treatments try out the above mentioned home remedies and get rid of vaginal dryness.