Top 7 Home Remedies for Leucorrhoea

Leucorrhea or leukorrheaOpens in a new tab. is categorized among one of most disgusting female vaginal infections. Reason is female genital parts are highly prone to infections as these areas are moist and covered most of the times.  Women feel highly embarrassed due to this problem. Leucorrhea is characterized by sticky, foul smelling excess of white discharge from vagina. Read on this article to know best possible natural home remedies for leucorrhoea.

11 Symptoms of Leucorrhea

  1. White foul smell discharge
  2. Pain in the calves and lumbar region
  3. Lethargy and weakness
  4. Heaviness in the abdominal region
  5. Vaginal itching
  6. Spotting on the underwear
  7. Constipation
  8. Frequent headaches
  9. Digestive problems
  10. Irritability
  11. Black patches on the skin under the eyes

10 Causes of Leucorrhea

  1. Improper lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits
  2. Hormonal imbalances
  3. Poor genital hygiene
  4. Genital wounds caused by excessive itching
  5. Bacterial and fungal infections
  6. Indigestion
  7. Constipation
  8. Anemia
  9. Diseases like menorrhagia and diabetes
  10. Stress and anxiety

Watch this video to know what expert says about leucorrhoea home remedies;

Seven Best Home Remedies to Get Rid of Leucorrhea

  1. Indian Gooseberry
Indian Gooseberry
Indian Gooseberry

Indian gooseberry or amla is packed with the anti-microbial properties which help to ward off vaginal infections. Moreover, being a good source of vitamin c, it helps to boost up the immune system.

How to use

  • Take one – two teaspoons of Indian gooseberry powder with honey to make a thick paste. Take it two times in a day.
  • Alternatively boil one teaspoon of dried Indian gooseberry root powder in one cup of water until it is reduced to half. You may add little sugar or honey as per taste. Have it on an empty stomach every morning.
  1. Banana

For leukorrhea, bananas are considered as an effective home remedy. Dis-infective action of this fruit helps to flush out the pathogenic microorganisms from vagina.

How to use

Consume one to two overripe bananas daily. Do it until you observe the noticeable change.

  1. Fenugreek Seeds
Fenugreek Seeds
Fenugreek Seeds

Fenugreek seeds are amazing natural immunity booster. They help to improve the pH level in the vagina and maintain the balance of vaginal micro flora.

How to use

  • Boil two- three teaspoons of fenugreek seeds in 3-4 cups of water for 30 minutes.
  • Strain and allow to cool.
  • Use this water as a vaginal wash several times in day until the symptoms decrease.
  1. Lady finger (Okra)
Lady Finger Okra
Lady Finger Okra

Lady finger is also another amazing home remedy to manage the leucorrhea. Mucilaginous nature of okra helps to eliminate the mucous from body. Hence in the leucorrhea, it helps to reduce the vaginal discharge.

How to use

  • Wash the lady fingers and cut into small pieces.
  • Boil the pieces in the water for 15-20 minutes until water is reduced to half.
  • Allow to cool and strain it.
  • Add some honey in solution.
  • Consume twice or thrice in a day.
  1. Pomegranate

The fruit, its leaves and rind are quite good to treat the leucorrhea. Medicinal properties of this fruit help to clear the vaginal infection.

How to use

  • Drink one glass of fresh pomegranate juice once daily for one month.
  • Grind together 25-30 fresh pomegranate leaves and 8- black peppers. Mix this mixture in half a glass of water. Strain and drink it twice daily for one month.
  • Another option is to dry the rind of a pomegranate and grind or crush it into a powder.
  • Make the powder of dry rind of pomegranate. Mix half to one tablespoon of this powder in two- three cups of water.
  • Use this solution as a vaginal spray.
  1. Cranberry

Cranberries are packed with the antimicrobial, antifungal and antioxidant properties. They help to fight against the bacterial, viral and fungal infections. In case of leucorrhea cranberries help to extrude the bacteria from vaginal wall.

How to use

Drink one glass of fresh cranberry juice two or three times until you observe the noticeable change.

  1. Figs

To get rid of leucorrhea, consumption of figs is very helpful. Laxative action of figs help to remove the toxins and waste materials from body. They work well to resolve the problem of excess white vaginal discharge.

How to use

  • Take 4-5 figs and soak for overnight in one cup of water.  Next morning, blend the soaked figs in water and drink it on an empty stomach.
  • Another option is grind the equal amounts of the bark of the fig tree and banyan tree to make a fine powder. Mix half to one tablespoon of this powder in two cups of water. Use this solution as a vaginal wash.

We hope that you found one out of all home remedies for leucorrhoea described above that work best for you.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

This article is written by DR. Vikram Chauhan (MD - AYURVEDA). He is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda (Ancient healing treatment), not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company.

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