If you’ve read my article about Aloe vera, you know that the plant has got excellent antifungal qualities and it can help you treat or prevent a vaginal yeast infection. If you haven’t got fresh Aloe vera leaves on hand, you’ll need a good quality Aloe vera gel to make your suppositories or to spread it around your vulva for instant relief from itching. The most important criteria you should follow when choosing the gel are:
There’s a great choice of Aloe vera gels on the market. They are beautifully packaged, and claim to be 99.75% or even 100% pure, natural Aloe vera. Many of them have excellent reviews, but when you read the label, you’ll find ingredients you wouldn’t expect in all-natural products, such as Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Xanthan, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium sorbate, all with proven toxic effect on human body. So whenever you’re looking for a 100% natural product, make sure you read the ingredient list.
After a lot of research about the toxicity of different ingredients, I came up with a list of Aloe vera gels that you can safely use, because they really are what they say they are: 100% natural, chemical free. Have a look:
To make the most of antifungal properties of Aloe vera, you can use Aloe vera gel for a vaginal yeast infection by applying it on your vulva to reduce itching, or by making coconut oil and Aloe vera suppositories and inserting them overnight. You can find instructions for making your own suppositories in my article about using Aloe vera for yeast infections.
Have you used any of these natural Aloe vera gels? Maybe you know other 100% natural Aloe vera gel products that you could recommend? Please share you experiences and questions in the comment section below.