Natural Candida Remedies

Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

Candida is a yeast overgrowth, also known as fungal infections. It is natural to have a certain amount of Candida in our body. However when there is overgrowth, it causes many physical symptoms and discomforts as well as affect out behavior and emotions. Chronic yeast infection is a common issue for many children on the Autism Spectrum.

Fighting Candida is one of our common battles in biomedical and naturopathy treatment for Autism and related disorders. Apart from prescription antifungal medications and topical creams, there are many natural treatments to choose from. More and more parents are preferring natural remedies; for some it’s because it is more effective than prescription medications. For many families, we choose natural treatments because of worries over our children’s kidney and liver function. Frequent usage of most prescription antifungals do have side effects just like any other prescription medication.

In my home, whenever the girls exhibit Candida symptoms we usually increase their probiotic intake, make sure they never miss Biotin supplement as well as our favorite Sacchromyces Boulardii. Many families find natural treatments more effective with less side effects compared to pharmaceutical treatments. Please see my previous posts on yeast, antifungals and candida below;
Natural Yeast Treatments
Scratchy Bottom & Itchy Feet

Tea Tree Oil

For topical relief such as itchiness or rash, we always have tea tree oil and organic apple cider vinegar at home. For itchiness on the body or especially for the private parts, I would pour 2 cups of organic apple cider vinegar into a warm bath and let the girls soak for 10-15 minutes. Please make sure it’s organic, the cider may seem a bit cloudy but it’s fine.

Otherwise, I would pour 15-20 drops of tea tree oil into a bath and soak as usual. Both of these remedies works well for vaginal yeast infections, jock itch, athlete’s foot, itchy armpits or groin area, fungal nail infections and rashes on other parts of the skin that is fungal related. There are many brands of organic apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil You can buy them in organic shops and health food stores easily.

Please visit this excellent site for home remedies and other natural herbal treatments for Candida. Please read up on the many physical and behavioral symptoms of Candida. You can buy many of the remedies online at

1 thought on “Natural Candida Remedies

  1. Hi, I’m Gaby.. Thank you for sharing your journey with us.
    If I want to make appointment with biomed doctor,do I meed to bring my son?

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