rice water to cure white discharge

Leucorrhoea or excessive white discharge is a condition where women experience a yellow or thick white coloured discharge from the vagina. The main cause of white discharge is poor hygiene, infections, injury, or using intra uterine contraceptive device. White discharge requires medical attention to avoid further problems.

Rice water or water obtained by cleaning rice is a great remedy to treat leucorrhoea. Simply wash rice and strain the water. Consume one cup of water, thrice a day for better and fast relief. It is an age-old home remedy for white discharge.

Rice water contains demulcent properties a substance that relieves irritation, inflammation and also protects internal mucous.

Like rice washed water, boiled rice water is also good to cure white discharge. Boiled rice water is full of starch and this starch helps to treat white discharge and stomach ailments. Boil one cup of rice and strain the water. Once it cools down drink the water on daily basis. This starch is highly preferable when you are continuously suffering from the trouble of leucorrhoea. Within one or two weeks, you can notice the improvement in white discharge.

Rice water has wonderful skin and hair benefits. Rice water can decrease surface friction and hair elasticity.  Rice water contain inositol a small molecule similar to glucose and carbohydrate, these two helps repair damaged hair as well as protect it from further damage. Rinsing or washing hair with rice water improves manageability and future damage. Rice water is rich in amino acids thus helps to strengthen the hair roots, and makes hair smooth and silky.

Rice water has antioxidants, moisturising, and healing properties in it. These helps to improve blood circulation, age related spots, ease inflammation. It provides better moisturised and clear skin. Applying rice water and leaving it for long time even believed to offer mild protection from the sun. Massaging face with rice water for two minutes acts as a facial toner, clears acne, eczema, and treats irritated skin.

Follow the DIY and know how to treat white discharge with rice water.


How to treat leucorrhoea with rice water – DIY

  • 1 cup White rice
  • 200 ml Water
  1. Use one cup white rice and 200 ml water.
  2. Add rice to a bowl.
  3. Add water and soak the rice in water for few minutes.
  4. Wash the rice after few minutes.
  5. Strain the water to a glass.
  6. Done.


Make and drink this water thrice daily to get rid of white discharge.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.