How to Treat a Vaginal Infection with a Clove of Garlic – Midwifery Today


Women can treat a yeast infection with the common garlic clove. Garlic has been known to have many health effects which include abating the development of yeast. Applying the principles learned in the kitchen to the body, a clove of garlic inserted into the vagina can help ward off or fight a yeast infection. Insertion of one clove should be performed only nightly until the infection subsides. Only a small amount is necessary. More intense infections may require over-the-counter medication. Garlic has been shown in scientific studies to reduce the growth of the bacteria the comprise yeast.

Key Takeaways:

  • Garlic cloves are a natural remedy against feminine yeast infections.
  • Peel a clove of garlic and insert it into the vagina for an overnight yeast remedy.
  • Cutting into the garlic will make for a stronger remedy, so experiment to find what works best.

“If drug companies could patent garlic and make money off of it, they would be advertising it everywhere!”

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