Tea Tree Oil For Yeast Infection - Best Home Treatment

Tea Tree Oil For Yeast Infection – Best Home Treatment

By: - Alternative Medicine - September 14, 2011
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Yeast infections are quite common and can happen to both men and women though much more common in females. Some of the main causes of yeast infections include medicine use, pregnancy, hormone replacement therapy, diabetes and HIV infections. There are many home remedies for yeast infections as well as over the counter treatment. One to the best home remedies is using tea tree oil for yeast infection treatment.

Tea tree oil for yeast infection treatment is not as popular or easy as other home treatments like eating yogurt, but is highly effective. You can get tea tree oil at most health food stores or you can buy it online. Tea tree oil almost always needs to be diluted to mixing it with another substance is always recommended before you apply it. For instance, it can be quite irritating to the skin if placed directly onto the skin, especially sensitive skin around the genitals.  Both men and women can use diluted tea tree oil on the genital area where the infection is common. It is recommended to mix a few drops of the tea tree oil with a lubricant, like KY Jelly, for instance, then rub the lubricant on the affected area.

In addition to using tea tree oil for yeast infection treatment, another use is to treat genital warts. There are many ways to use tea tree oil. Genital warts treatment is one. It is not a quick fix, but if you are consistent and use it regularly, you can get very good results. The best way to use tea tree oil on genital warts is to put a few drops of the oil on a compress at night and tape the compress to the area infected. Remove it in the morning and let the area breathe. Another option is to put the tea tree oil on a menstrual pad or urine pad and sleeping with that against your skin. Putting tea tree oil on genital warts will not fix them over night, but over time, you will certainly notice a difference.

Tea tree oil has many other uses besides healing yeast infections and genital warts. Tea tree oil has been used for 1000s of years to treat skin ailments and is safe and effective in most cases. If you use tea tree oil on the skin and find it is irritating, mix it, as mentioned above, with non scented lotion or KY jelly for easy, safe and pain free application.

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