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Superfoods That Help To Fight Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

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All women experience a certain amount of clear, cloudy white secretion from the vagina which is absolutely normal. It is considered to be the body's way of keeping the vagina healthy and clean.

But when this secretion turns abnormal, it leads to adverse effects on one's health. Hence, it needs to be checked and treated immediately before it get's too late.

Also Read: Causes Of Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

When the vaginal discharge also known as Leukorrhoea, is abnormal and unhealthy, the colour of the discharge changes to a thick, white or yellow fluid. It also emits a foul smell.

So what could be the cause? Abnormal vaginal discharge can be caused by not maintaining a proper vaginal hygiene, poor nutrition and yeast or bacterial infection. It could also be caused by irregular menstrual cycles, stress, lack of proper nutrition, usage of birth control pills and sexual arousal.

Also Read: Causes Of Too Much Vaginal Discharge

In addition to the abnormal discharge, a few women also experience vaginal infection at the same time. They tend to experience a kind of itching, rashes and burning sensation when they pass urine. This might be caused by the usage of certain soaps which might lead to the growth of certain bacteria. This in turn adds to the abnormal vaginal discharge at times.

Have a look at these 7 superfoods that help to fight vaginal discharge.


1. Banana:

Eating one or two bananas a day helps in doing away with the abnormal vaginal discharge. Meanwhile, bananas are also known to cure digestive problems that come along with it.


2. Pomegranate:

You can take a glass of pomegranate juice everyday, or you can grind pomegranate leaves and mix it with water and black pepper. Strain it and drink twice a day. It helps.


3. Ginger:

Take a teaspoon of ginger powder and boil it in water. Strain it and drink it everyday for about two weeks. It helps in treating abnormal vaginal discharge effectively.


4. Lady's finger:

Lady's finger or okra is known to cure vaginal discharge. Take 3-4 lady's fingers and boil them in water for about 15 minutes. Strain and pour it in a glass. Add a teaspoon of honey to it and drink.


5. Fenugreek:

Take a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds and soak them in water overnight. Strain and drink the water along with a teaspoon of honey on an empty stomach. Fenugreek seeds are known to improve the pH level of the vagina.


6. Guava:

Take a few guava leaves and boil them in water for about 10-15 minutes. Strain it, allow it to cool and then use the water to rinse the vaginal area.


7. Rice Starch:

Boil the rice and strain the water. Allow it to cool and then drink it in small quantities. Do it for a few days. This helps those suffering from abnormal vaginal discharge.

Read more about: foods, vagina, health, banana, pomegranate, ginger
Story first published: Friday, July 22, 2016, 14:00 [IST]
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