The smell or bad odour from the vagina is usually a result of a bacterial infection such as bacterial vaginosis or trichomoniasis.
Ironically, some of the products that are originally formulated for the maintenance of the vaginal hygiene can also cause a change in vaginal pH; thereby producing vagina odour.
Other factors which that causes vaginal smell are sexually transmitted diseases or infections, which if left untreated may lead to PID or pelvic inflammatory disorder and infertility in severe cases.
Symptoms like redness and itching around the vaginal area.
Vaginal odour can make women feel uncomfortable and embarrass or lose self-confidence.
How To get rid if vaginal odour with home remedies
Some simple tips are discussed in this article to educate you regarding how to get rid of vaginal smell.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains antibacterial and antiseptic properties; these properties eliminate the bad smell originating from the vagina.
ACV also maintains the pH needed for a healthy vagina by inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria and different infections
Add one to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar into a glass of water and drink this daily.
You can also add two cups of apple cider vinegar in bath water, sit in this water for 15-20 minutes. Take this soaking bath several times a week.
Garlic is a very powerful antibiotic and also possesses antifungal properties.
Garlic removes the vaginal odour by eliminating the cause of the smell which is either a bacterial or vaginal infection. It also boosts up the immune system.
Eat cloves of garlic in cooked or raw from daily.
Inserting a fresh garlic clove by wrapping it inside the cheesecloth in the vagina will help in eliminating the yeast and fungal infections found in the vaginaL (you can attach a string to the cloth to pull it when required).
Application of garlic paste over vaginal can also be used to produce the same effect.
Baking soda balances PH level in the body and is helpful in eliminating vaginal odour.
You can pour a half cup of baking soda and add to your bath water. You can soak the lower body in it for 15-20 minutes.
Rinsing your vaginal with a mixture of baking soda and water also helps.
Good hygiene and eating lots of citrus fruits help prevent vaginal odour.
Change your underwears every twelve hours.