Sexually transmitted diseases and infections are scary. If you contract something like Trichomoniasis, you need to be careful. Trichomoniasis symptoms like burning while urinating, red sores on the genitalia, and pain during sex occur calls for immediate treatment. Trichomoniasis in men and women can affect their overall health and increase the risk of HIV. However, the treatment is possible through ayurvedic herbs. So, let’s first understand what is Trichomoniasis and how you can treat it at home.
What Is Trichomoniasis?
Trichomoniasis is a parasitic infection that spread through sexual contact. Unprotected sex or contact with infected body fluids are amongst the major Trichomoniasis causes.
What Are The Trichomoniasis Causes?
A parasite named Trichomonas Vaginalis causes this sexually transmitted disease. Trichomoniasis in men is less common as compared to women. It affects the vulva, vagina, and cervix in women whereas the penis and the urethra are infected in men.
What Are The Trichomoniasis Symptoms?
All the people infected do not show up the Trichomoniasis symptoms. The symptoms may occur and vanish, usually after 5 to 28 days of getting infected.
Trichomoniasis in women –
- Itching, burning, sore genitals
- Itching in the inner thighs
- Discomfort while urination
- Vaginal discharge
- Vaginal odor
- Pain during intercourse
Trichomoniasis in men –
- Itching and irritation inside the penis
- Pain and burning while urinating or ejaculation
- Discharge from the penis
Ayurvedic Trichomoniasis Treatment
1. Golden Seal And Myrrh Wash.
Goldenseal and myrrh are antiviral herbs that inhibit trichomoniasis symptoms. So, add goldenseal and myrrh leaves in a cup of water. Boil the water and then allow it to rest at room temperature. Wash the penis with it regularly. This is an effective treatment for trichomoniasis in men.
2. Lemon Balm Herbal Tea.
Lemon Balm shows a positive action against HIV as well as Trichomoniasis. therefore, boil a cup of water. Add a teaspoon of lemon balm tea or powder. Steep the tea for 5-8 minutes, strain and drink it for building immunity.
3. Chickweed Bath.
Since chickweed seeds are anti-inflammatory in nature, they help lower the trichomoniasis symptoms. So, add one teaspoon of chickweed seeds in a cup of hot water. Steep the tea for 5 minutes and then strain it. Mix the tea in your bathing water and bathe with it every day.
4. Ashwagandha For Immunity.
Trichomoniasis in women and men occurs because of a weakened immune system. However, ashwagandha effectively kills the trichomoniasis parasite and also strengthens immunity. Take 500mg of Ashwagandha powder with a glass of warm milk every day.
5. Garlic Gauze For Trichomoniasis In Women.
Since garlic is antimicrobial, peel one clove and wrap it in some gauze. Dip it into vegetable oil and insert inside your vagina like a tampon. Change after every 8-10 hours to treat the condition from the root.
Note: Articles on Ayurvedum are solely for the purpose of sharing the goodness of Ayurveda and bringing awareness on natural and healthy living. Please do not substitute it for professional medical advice. Ingredients discussed can interfere with certain medications. So, before using anything to treat yourself, always consult an Ayurveda doctor or practitioner.