Vaginal odour can be quite embarrassing because of the musty smell. However according to Mayo Clinic (a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group), there is absolutely nothing wrong with vaginal odour. It is natural and caused by different pH levels.
However our bodies are designed to tell us when there’s something wrong. If you smell an unbearable fishy smell down there, it could be caused by an infection.
A strong vaginal smell could result in a low self esteem and could be a turn off during oral sex.
If you want to get rid of your vaginal smell, continue reading…
What are the causes?
Poor hygiene- Make sure that you make an effort when washing your vagina, just like you do when washing your face.
Bacterial Vaginosis – Its an overgrowth of bad bacteria in your vagina which can be triggered by your diet.
Sexually transmitted diseases- Trichomoniasis can also can lead to vaginal odour.
Hormonal changes – Sometimes immediately after your period or during the early stages of pregnancy, you may experience vaginal odour.
Tip: Doctors don’t advise the use of detergents as they may contain chemicals that might disturb your vaginal pH levels. Make sure you use water.
The remedy is in your kitchen:
1. Apple Cider Vinegar
The vinegar acts as an antibacterial and antiseptic. This means that it will help fight bacteria that causes odour and help stabilise the acidity of your vaginal flora.
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2. Baking Soda
Baking soda is another ingredient that can be used to balance the pH level in your body. When the pH level is balanced, the problem of vaginal odour will dissipate.
Baking soda will balance your body’s pH level by neutralizing any acidity. This also helps keep a healthy bloodstream and reduce your risk of any illness. Dr. Volney S Cheney stated “In 1918 and 1919 while fighting the ‘#flu’ with the U. S. Public Health Service it was brought to my attention that rarely anyone who had been thoroughly alkalized with bicarbonate of soda contracted the disease, and those who did contract it, if alkalized early, would invariably have mild attacks. I have since that time treated all cases of ‘cold,’ influenza and LaGripe by first giving generous doses of bicarbonate of soda, and in many, many instances within 36 hours the symptoms would have entirely abated. Further, within my own household, before Woman’s Clubs and Parent-Teachers’ Associations, I have advocated the use of bicarbonate of soda as a preventive for ‘colds,’ with the result that now many reports are coming in stating that those who took ‘soda’ were not affected, while nearly everyone around them had the ‘flu.’ In the 1920’s almost everyone knew the trick to curing or preventing illness with baking soda. Since then modern medicine and products all over the market advertise there strength when one of the best cures is right under our noses. .. . The method is very easy and safe. You just need to dissolve the recommended amount of baking soda in a glass of cold water and drink it Day one: Take a total of six doses of half a teaspoon of baking soda in one cup of water. Take at two hour intervals. Day two: Take a total of six doses of half a teaspoon of #bakingsoda in one cup of water. Take at two hour intervals. Day three: Take only two doses — one in the morning and another at night. Continue taking one dose in the morning until illness is cured.#uglybynature Source: http://www.organicandhealthy.org/2017/01/how-to-fight-colds-and-flu-with-baking.html . . . .
Daily consumption of plain yoghurt is good for eliminating your vaginal odour.
Warning: Refrain from eating flavoured yoghurt.
No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you.
Garlic is a known natural anti-bacterial herb. The strong properties of anti-fungal found in garlic can help eliminate the fungus causing yeast and a rise of your vaginal odour.
5. Cranberry Juice
Natural cranberries taste good, and they can also work wonders in eliminating your vaginal odour due to its detoxifying agents. Not only does cranberry help with your vaginal odour but it also helps with tract infections.
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6. Guava Leaves
Guava leaves are used in Africa for medicinal reasons e.g. boiling the leaves helps with menstrual cramps for women.
Guava leaves contain antioxidants, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
7. Hygiene and Diet
All you have to do is take care of your vagina by eating the right food and cleaning your vagina properly.
Remember to make sure that you drink water because water helps your body get rid of toxins.
If these tips don’t help, you should visit a gynecologist immediately.