Leucorrhoea

Very common problem among young ladies is leucorrhoea which is a condition where a thick and sticky discharge releases from their vagina.

Leucorrhoea is a natural defense mechanism which preserves the flexibility of vaginal tissues by lubricating it.

It is not a disease but symptom in some diseases like diabetes, anemia or in some bacterial infections.

CAUSES OF LEUCORRHOEA

  • Improper dietary food habits and improper life style.
  • Excessive intake of heavy, cold, sweet, unctuous and dense foods.
  • Consumption of too much cheese, yogurt, milk and butter.
  • Fungal infections.
  • Constipation.
  • General weakness, fatigue and emaciated body.
  • Improper vaginal hygiene.
  • Hormonal disturbances.
  • Excess sexual intercourse.
  • Repeated abortions.

SYMPTOMS OF LEUCORRHOEA

  • Thick, yellowish white vaginal discharge.
  • Weakness and fatigue.
  • Pain in low back or thigh region
  • Headache
  • Constipation

Effective Home Remedies for Leucorrhoea

  1. Keep your vaginal area clean by cleaning it 2 to 3 times daily with water. Or use alum with water to wash. Pat dry later with your own towels.
  2. Eat black and ripened bananas every day or make banana milk shake, add pinch of turmeric then drink. Practice this home remedy for a week minimum. This helps you to deal effectively with problem called leucorrhoea.
  3. Boil 3 teaspoon of methi in 1 liter of water for 20 minutes to half an hour, drain and use it for vaginal wash.
  4. Regular douching with decoction prepared with tender guava leaves, bark of banyan tree is considered to be very beneficial.
  5. Soak 3 to 3 lady finger in a big glass of water overnight, early in the morning, drink the water for better results.
  6. Soak I teaspoon full of coriander seeds in a cup of water overnight. Drink it next morning and chew the seeds also.
  7. Prepare tandulodaka (rice water) by boiling 3 tablespoon of rice in 3 cups of water. Drink itevery day after straining.
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