How You Can Make Use of Coconut Oil for Yeast Infection in Men

coconut oil for yeast infection in men

Though many men may assume that only women catch yeast infections, they would be wrong – anyone can catch yeast infections, but fortunately everyone can use coconut oil as a natural cure for male yeast infections! Coconut oil is a great cure for men suffering from yeast infections because it can be used in a variety of different ways, depending on your lifestyle and dietary requirements or restrictions.

Coconut oil is a fantastic natural remedy because it is inherently effective in fighting off ‘bad’ bacteria: the fatty acids in the coconut oil penetrate the nuclei of these bacteria, such as the candida fungus which causes yeast infections, and weakens these cells until the simply disintegrate. It may seem unbelievable that a simple, natural oil can do something so powerful, but you better believe it! Keep reading on to discover the myriad ways that men can use coconut oil as an all-natural way to deal with yeast infections.

How to Make Coconut Oil Smoothie to Treat Yeast Infections in Men?

One of the many reasons that coconut oil is incredibly effective as a home remedy for male yeast infection is because you can use it often and in several ways in order to fight the yeast infection quickly and efficiently. Many men may want to simply add coconut oil to their daily diets: this can be done with little hassle or change to your normal lifestyle. Utilizing coconut oil in your everyday eating habits is easier than you think!

Recipe: Coconut Oil Super Protein Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 banana
  • 10 strawberries
  • Handful of spinach
  • 2 scoops protein powder

Instructions

  • Place the soy milk and coconut oil in a blender before adding the other ingredients.
  • Blend all of the ingredients together on ‘high’ until a smooth consistency is reached.
  • If the smoothie is too chunky, add more soy milk; if it is too runny then you can add additional fruit or spinach.
  • Drink up and enjoy!

Precautions

Remember that most dairy products should be avoided when you are suffering from a yeast infection, so do use soy milk if possible. If you really can’t abide the taste, you can replace the soy milk with 1 cup of fruit juice – just make sure that it does not contain any added sugar!

How To Put Coconut Oil On The Affected Area?

If dietary restrictions make coconut oil off-limits for you to eat, or you just do not like the taste, never fear – you can still take advantage of this amazing and healthy recipe for yeast infection! The best and most effective way to do use coconut oil in this way is to apply it directly to the site of the infection.

Instructions

  • First put the coconut oil in your fridge to chill and slightly harden (this will make it easier to apply).
  • Once the oil has chilled, you can then rub it onto the site of infection: depending on the area, you may wish to do this at night so that the coconut oil can work its magic unencumbered.
  • After you have left it on for a few hours or overnight, rinse the area with warm, soapy water and be sure to dry yourself thoroughly.

Precautions

If the yeast infection is located on your penis or feet, you may wish to use this natural cure only in the evenings so you are relatively still and not moving around too much! Be sure to put a cloth or other loose protective piece of clothing over the site where you have put the coconut oil as this will ensure you do not get the oil all over your bed sheets in the process.

Pros and Cons for Using Coconut Oil to Cure Yeast Infections in Men

As you have now learned, coconut oil is a great way to cure yourself of a yeast infection in both a natural and efficient manner. But wouldn’t it be great not to be burdened with a yeast infection in the first place? Coconut oil is great actually an amazing way to prevent yeast infections as well! If you continue using the oil in your daily diet, whether by adding it to dishes or drinking it raw, you can actually help to prevent another yeast infection from ever happening, regardless of the location of the outbreak.

How To Prevent Yeast Infection

There are also a few other important ways that you can help prevent yeast infections, none of which require major changes to your lifestyle or daily habits. First and foremost, you should ensure that you practice good personal hygiene. The candida yeast thrives in warm, moist areas such as your gym clothes or sweaty shoes, so make sure that you change clothes and shower immediately after a work-out, and keep your shoes dry by using baby powder or talc.

 

Hopefully you know have a better understanding of how to use coconut oil as a great cure for yeast infections in men – continue reading the articles on this site to learn about more home remedies and natural cures!

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