A discharge of white or yellow coloured mucus from the vagina. It may be a normal condition, increasing before and after menstruation, but a large discharge probably indicates an infection somewhere in the genital tract.
Female genitals are very much prone to infections since they are moist, more sweaty and covered. The white vaginal discharge with foul smell makes it embarrassing to get into social gatherings and even engage in personal affairs.
Leucorrhoea or white discharge usually shows symptoms in association with other illness. Wide variety of reasons are encountered in its causation. Commonly fungal, parasitic, bacterial and sexually transmitted diseases are the prime causative factors.
Gargle 4 - 5 times in a day with Common salt dissolved in warmed water.
Gargle with Alum - 1 gm and hot water 200 ml, 4 - 5 times daily.
Sitopaladi churna or Talisadi churana - 2 - 3 gm with Honey twice daily.
Make a paste of garlic cloves, smear it on a piece of cotton wool, warm it on a low flame and squeeze the juice. Add equal quantity of honey and swab the inflamed tonsils with this juice.
One glass of warm milk mixed with a pinch of pure turmeric powder and black pepper powder is taken twice a day for 10 days.
Pathya (Food to be taken):
Seeds of Barley, Bitter gourd, Small cucumber, Fenugreek and Beetal leaf are good for persons suffering from throat disorders.
Apathya (Food to be avoided):
Curd, Acidic, Cold, Oily, Spicy and Heavy or Difficult to digest food are harmful for the patients.