How to Make Coconut Oil Suppositories for Yeast Infection?

How to Make Coconut Oil Suppositories for Yeast Infection?

 

Coconut oil is an excellent natural home remedy for a vaginal yeast infection. It’s efficiency in vaginal yeast infection treatment has been well documented in numerous scientific studies (you can read more about them here), so you can be sure that you coconut suppositories will actually work.

 

How to Make Coconut Oil Suppositories for Yeast Infection?
In this article I’ll share a few recipes that you can easily use at home. Then I’ll tell you what are the best coconut oil suppositories you can buy online (in case you don’t want to make them yourself!).

 

In order to make your coconut oil suppositories you’ll need high quality, unrefined and organic coconut oil. Viva Naturals Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is one of the best options. All the recipes carry another natural antifungal ingredient to make the suppositories more potent.

 

 

Take a look at my recipes:

 

Coconut oil and tea tree oil suppositories

 

  • Use a bowl to mix 7 tablespoons of coconut oil with 7 drops of tea tree oil

 

 

  • Leave it in the fridge or freezer until solid, make sure it doesn’t freeze as it may be very uncomfortable, if not impossible, to insert a frozen suppository

 

  • Use one suppository for 7 consecutive nights before going to bed

 

  • The suppository may leak once it dissolves, so it’s best to use a pad

 

 

Coconut oil and lavender oil suppositories

 

How to Make Coconut Oil Suppositories for Yeast Infection?

 

    • In a bowl, mix 7 tbs of coconut oil with 7 drops of lavender oil

 

      • Place the mixture in a suppository tray and leave it in a fridge or freezer until solid (but not frozen)

 

        • Insert for up to 7 nights before bedtime and make sure you use a pad

 

 

Coconut oil and aloe vera gel suppositories

 

 

  • Pour the mixture into a suppository tray

 

  • Leave the tray in a fridge or freezer until it becomes solid (but not frozen)

 

  • Use one suppository every night before going to bed for 7 days

 

If you don’t see any improvement within a few days, go to see your doctor. You may be suffering from a different kind of vaginal infection, or a yeast infection caused by a Candida strain resistant to conventional treatment. Your doctor will prescribe you a treatment suited to your particular infection and you’ll see a great improvement in no time.

 

 

Let me Tell you More About The Ingredients

 

 

How to Make Coconut Oil Suppositories for Yeast Infection?

  • Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of the tea tree. It’s used to treat different skin conditions dues to its antibacterial and antifungal properties. Research shows that it can kill Candida strains that are resistant to conventional antifungal drugs. Its best used in the form of tea tree essential oil mixed with a carrier oil. Coconut oil is ideal, as both have got antifungal and antibacterial qualities. Read more about tea tree oil here.

 

  • Lavender Oil owes its antifungal properties to one of its compounds called linalool. In one experiment, lavender oil killed all Candida cells it came to contact with within 15 minutes. Pretty impressive! Read more about how lavender oil can help you treat a yeast infection.

 

  • Aloe vera gel has got anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Studies show that it can successfully inhibit Candida cell growth thanks to one of its proteins called 14 kDa. Aloe vera gel can be used directly on skin for instant relief during a fungal infection. Make sure you’re using a 100% natural aloe vera gel that’s free from potentially toxic and harmful additives and preservatives. To make the most aloe vera health benefits, you can also drink aloe vera juice. Read more about using aloe vera for a yeast infection.

 

 

What are the Best Coconut Oil Suppositories I Can Buy Online?

 

My favorite coconut oil suppositories available online are Femallay Suppositories. Apart from coconut oil, they contain another excellent natural antifungal ingredient: Tea Tree Oil. The remaining two ingredientes are Illipe butter and Carnuba wax, so it’s a 100% natural, eco-friendly product bound to relieve yeast infection symptoms. The box comes with seven suppositories and one applicator, enough for a full treatment.

 

 

What Precautions Should I take When Using Coconut Oil Suppositories?

 

First of all it’s important to be completely sure that you’ve actually got a yeast infection and not a different type of infection, such as bacterial vaginosis or a sexually transmitted disease. The best way to find out is to get diagnosed by your doctor. Apart from that:

 

  • Never use these suppositories if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding

 

  • Do not use them if you’re allergic to coconut oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil or aloe vera gel.

 

 

Conclusion

 

Coconut oil is one of the best home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection. It rarely produces any side effects or an allergic reaction, so it’s relatively safe to use, but lavender oil or tea tree oil can sometimes trigger an allergic reaction, so make sure you’re not allergic to them before using the suppositories. In that case, you can make the suppositories using only coconut oil, it should be enough to get rid of your symptoms.

 

Remember that you can also use coconut oil as an antifungal cream around your vulva to ease itching and redness. You can also add a drop of tea tree oil for a stronger antifungal effect.

 

If you’d like to learn more about other natural antifungal remedies for vaginal yeast infection, check my articles about:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you ever used coconut oil suppositories for a yeast infection? What’s your favorite home remedy for a yeast infection? I’d love to hear about your experiences. Please share your stories, tips and questions in the comment section below.

 

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