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Is Coconut Oil Safe for Your Vaginal Dryness?

by Gauri Kolhe

Vaginal dryness is the most common unusual feeling for every woman. It has happened due to the many courses like Menopause, breastfeeding, stress factors, chronic infection and medications. The common symptom is continuous itching on vagina, discomfort intercourse, etc. Actually the decreased production of estrogen is the main cause for the vaginal dryness.

To get rid from it, the most common effective home remedy is to apply coconut oil on the area of vagina.

About coconut oil

coconut oil is using as moisturizer and hydrator of skin and hair due to its emollient properties. It uses to prevent the hair fall and reduce the problem of dry scalps.

From the ancient years to till today coconut oil has been used as a best home remedy or medicine for lubricant to alleviate the dryness of vagina. There are lots of research shows that the use of coconut oil is very much effective and it is 100% safe for using.

Coconut oil comes from coconut fruits. It is white color solid fat and edible oil which can melt only if the temperature comes to 77 degree Fahrenheit and above. This oil contains some healthy fats.

How it works

Coconut oil is a natural product so it helps to reduce the dryness of vagina which can happen due to the aging, medication, and changing hormones of women’s body. The oil creates the lubricant effect which can be safely used to help decrease the friction in time of intercourse.

Along with using this natural product as a moisturizer in the area of vagina which can be reduce the dryness. It is thicker oil so it can stay longer on skin and no need to reapply which is cost effective also.

Another reason for dryness is yeast infection also. Normally 75% of women have experienced this infection and the result is vaginal dryness. Coconut oil is contained with antifungal and antimicrobial substances therefore it is a safe product to reduce the yeast infection also. This oil can diminish candida yeast which is the cause of yeast infection.

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