Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any species from the genus Candida (one genus of yeasts). Candida albicans is the most common agent of Candidiasis in human beings.
Commonly known as Fungal or Yeast infection, candidiasis is also technically known as candidosis, moniliasis, and oidiomycosis.
Majority of infections are oral (on tongue), skin (nails) and vaginal for women.
Candidiasis is a very common cause of vaginal irritation, or vaginitis, and can also occur on the male genitals.
In ayurveda, this occurs due to agnimandya, or deficient digestion.
As a result of a deficient digestion, Ama (acid) which is the by-product of undigested food is produced.
Ama is then either absorbed into the blood stream or lymphatic system, creating a toxicity and the ground floor for the disease process.
One needs to understand the cause of candidiasis as it could be due to the aggravation of vata, pitta, or kapha.
Vata Candidiasis & Treatment :
Vata is vitiated due to the excessive intake of too pungent, bitter, and astringent foods, too much cold food and excessive travel,suppression of natural and normal urges like urination, excessive intercourse, irregular eating and sleeping habits.
Treatment involves involves avoiding of dairy, sugar, breads, and mucous producing foods.
Cold and raw foods should also be avoided. Sip hot water every 20 minutes and drink eight to ten eight ounce glasses of warm lemon water per day.
Avoid concentrated fruit juice and take fresh fruit in moderation. Use hing, ginger, basil ajwan, and garlic to spice your food.
Use triphala churnam by boiling it in water and drinking the filtered warm liquid before sleep.
Pitta Candidiasis & Treatment :
By consuming pungent, uncooked, burning, sour and alkaline foods, pitta gets aggravated.
Treatment involves intake of fresh leafy green vegetables, avoiding sugar and concentrated fruit juices.
Have more pomegranates, bitter herbs, veggies, and spices.
Prepare Neem Tea and have 4 cups per day.
Kapha Candidiasis & Treatment :
Kapha is aggravated by the intake of food that is too heavy, too oily, and cold. Overeating and sleeping immediately after breakfast or lunch generates Ama.
Treatment involves avoiding all mucus-forming, oily, and greasy foods, salt, sugar.
Take 1/2 spoon of Trikatu (long pepper, black pepper, and ginger) powder along with warm water before meal.
Garlic Tampons against Annoying Dreadful Candida Disease
If you are suspecting or have been diagnosed with Candida and looking for natural treatment which gives immediate results, you ought to take a clove of garlic, clean it from the shell and put it in the vaginal opening (internal application) before going to bed.
The clove of garlic ought than to be removed from vagina in the morning.
Men can insert it into the rectum before going to bed.
Easiest way to remove it in the morning is if you use thread to insert it from one end to the other but visible only from one side.
It’s done easiest with the help of a needle where loose thread end is hanging (garlic clove with thread end ,ends up looking like a tampon.
This treatment is best to do at night, because you will feel the taste of garlic in your mouth so if you are women and need to go about other obligations this may be very uncomfortable for you during the day. If symptoms of Candida have been discovered in time it will be enough to do this procedure only one time as this treatment offers 100% natural cure to Candida.
To get evidence, just look at how garlic inserted in Knead of the dough with yeast doesn’t allow yeast to rise because the garlic cancels the action of yeast.