The vagina is one of the most sensitive organs of the female reproductive system and it’s important to know how to take good care of it.
Keeping your vagina healthy means maintaining its PH balance of 3.8 to 4.5, ensuring you clean it the right way, wear the most comfortable innerwear and eat healthily.
Here are the foods that will keep your vagina glowing and healthy;
1. Anything Probiotic.
They include; yoghurt, kimchi, pickles, kombucha and the list is endless. But they can be taken in different ways which include; dietary supplement in a gel capsule, yoghurt and inserted in the vagina. They balance your PH levels and prevent infections like a yeast infection, lactobacillus or vaginitis.
Water is essential in our bodies because boosts the immune system and keeps the body hydrated. If you do not drink enough water, your vagina will not produce enough self-lubrication. You will experience dryness at the outside skin of the vagina (labia majora and labia minora). This may result in itchiness, burning, and pain down there. Doctors advise that you should have 8 glasses of water in a day to keep the vagina moist.
3. Eating fruits.
The main fruits include pineapple and cranberries. Pineapples are rich in Vitamin C and play an antioxidant role in the body. Besides that, it has been associated with giving your vagina a mind-blowing smell and taste. According to a study done by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, they discovered eating two or more servings of fruits every day has 11 per cent less likely to develop uterine fibroids which cause pelvic pain and irregular bleeding.
4.Veggies, Legumes and whole grains.
Foods rich in fibre are probiotic which is known to nurture good bacteria in the bowel. Before keeping the vagina healthy make sure your large intestines (colon) are okay first. This is because a lot of the bacteria comes from the colon.
5. Drink Green Tea.
The products in green tea may help to kill Escherichia Coli which is a bacteria that can result in urinary tract infections.