How do you like the taste of curd? It is one of the most soothing food items being produced during the terrible months of summer. It instantly cools down our body and also enriches our gut with the nutrient. Do you know about the maker of curd? Well, curd is a dairy by-product. But something develops dairy into curd, and it is a little fellow known as yeast.
While it takes care of our health, it might at times become our enemy. When yeast infects our skin, tinea versicolor comes into existence.
Now let us find ways to treat this infection naturally with little or no side effects.
Aloe Vera – the blessing
Aloe Vera is a rich source of many minerals and proteins. It has a special protein that specifically acts as an antifungal element. This special protein is called 14kDa. Aloe Vera doesn’t allow the yeast to grow and spread. It limits the infection at the site of occurrence. The gel-like matter in Aloe Vera is the ideal medicine for some skin ailments. Aloe Vera also contains salicylic acid, phenol and urea, which means that it is not just an anti-fungal agent, but also acts a moisturizer which takes care of skin during treatment of infection.
Cup of cure- tea tree oil
One of ancient herbal medicines that can be used topically on the skin affected is tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is supplemented with more than one feature like anti-fungal, antiseptic and moisturizer. A routine application of tea tree oil on the infected skin can result in the prevention of several skin issues.
Acid attack on yeast
Yeast is restricted from growing in an acidic environment. ACV or apple cider vinegar should be standing tall on the shelf of herbal medicine. ACV upon application on the infection is less harsh than other synthetic topical medicines. ACV has a mode of action to get rid of the infection. ACV acts as an anti-fungal agent by lowering the pH of the skin around germs. And this is the reason ACV is the herbal cure of the infection.
The sour treatment- lemon
Lemon is rich in vitamin C which helps in restoring beautiful skin. Lemon juice is often associated with antifungal disease treatments. So if yeasts leads to issues like tinea versicolor, use lemons to bring your skin back to normal health.