Chamomile - one of the most affordable and common medicinal plants. It is used in many diseases, including as prevention. A decoction of chamomile affects the body gently, gently and carefully. With inflammations of the female organs, many girls make douching with chamomile. It is worth noting that it is not an intimate daily care procedure and you should consult with a specialist before syringing.
The healing properties of chamomile: use in gynecology
Decoction or chamomile extract shows antispasmodic, laxative, sedative, anti-inflammatory and choleretic effect. In gynecology, this plant has been used for its anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. That is why doctors often recommend their patients to do a douche with chamomile for thrush, erosion, cystitis, as well as for inflammation of the vagina and external genital organs.
If you begin to treat thrush immediately after it occurs with chamomile, you can quickly get rid of unpleasant sensations. No wonder the plant extract is included in the composition of creams and gels for intimate hygiene, as it is indispensable in cases when you need to quickly get rid of itching and discomfort of the genital organs.
Does douche with chamomile help with thrush?
Thrush (or candidiasis) occurs because of yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida and often takes a chronic form. In the event of the appearance of disorders in the body (reduced immunity, poor diet, intestinal dysbiosis, antibiotics and improper hygiene) thrush manifests itself as discomfort, dryness, secretions, irritation, itching, and other symptoms.
With the timely detection of the disease, it can be cured only by syringing chamomile without the use of local antifungal agents. If you can not do without medication, chamomile will be a wonderful auxiliary means of dealing with thrush, which will speed recovery.
In addition to thrush, chamomile douching effectively helps with cervical erosion. In advanced stages, the grass will be powerless, but it gives excellent results in the initial stages of the disease. Please note that douching during erosion should be carried out after consulting a qualified professional.
Another disease in which chamomile douching helps is cystitis. Its symptoms are frequent and painful urination, blood in the urine, its unpleasant smell. For this disease requires complex therapy. In addition to antibiotics, proper nutrition and vitamins, there are excellent warming baths and vaginal douching with chamomile decoction. Douching can help prevent further inflammation and the development of pathogenic microbes that can only aggravate the disease.
How to do douching correctly?
Broth for douching is prepared as follows: Pour 2 tbsp. l dry inflorescences 1 liter of boiling water, then put the container on the fire and bring to a boil. Some doctors advise to strengthen the decoction with other antibacterial and anti-inflammatory plants, for example, calendula or sage. When the broth cools down to 38 degrees, strain it through a gauze napkin. Then, pour the decoction into a disinfected syringe and can proceed to the procedure.
The best position when douche chamomile is lying down. You can lie on the bed and place a medical vessel under your pelvis. In addition, you can lie on the bottom of the bath, bend your knees and put them on the side. Relax the vaginal muscles as much as possible before inserting the syringe. A decoction of chamomile is introduced inside carefully, avoiding a lot of pressure. It should not fall into the uterine cavity, as this may result in other problems.
The duration of douching is 10 - 15 minutes, not less! Douching is advised to do immediately before bedtime. The course should not exceed 7 - 10 days. The number of procedures washes to appoint only a gynecologist.
As with any procedure, douching has a number of contraindications:
- Women over 40 years of age, as the procedure can only aggravate the disease, lead to dryness or irritation;
- Acute inflammatory diseases;
- Chamomile allergy;
- 1st 4 weeks after childbirth and abortion.
If you experience any discomfort, pain, discomfort, unusual discharge, itching and other symptoms, stop douching and consult a doctor.
Reviews of the procedure
- Olga: To the main treatment for thrush, the doctor advised douching chamomile decoction. Already after the 1st procedure, it became much easier, the itching was gone. After 3 days, there were no more symptoms. A good natural remedy, I advise!
- Tatyana: I did douche with chamomile for unpleasant sensations of the vagina without consulting a doctor. The discomfort passed quickly, no side effects were found. Now, as discomfort appears, I immediately do this procedure.
- Vasilisa: I read in the magazine about the miraculous properties of chamomile during erosion of the uterus, I decided to try. Worse not, better too. In general, it did not help me. Perhaps I have enough running form.
Chamomile is an affordable and effective medicinal herb that can be bought at any pharmacy. Often, gynecologists prescribe chamomile douching at the first signs of thrush, as an additional measure to the main treatment. Never engage in self-treatment and at the slightest symptoms, be sure to visit a doctor so that he prescribed a qualified treatment.