It is quite normal for the area down there to smell a bit. It has a different smell during different times, like during your periods, it smells differently and when you have sex, its smell changes. However, it is a thing of concern only if the smell gets too intense or becomes fishy.
Sometimes, the smell is accompanied by itching or irritated skin. There are many home remedies that are effective in helping with this:
One of the most effective remedies for vaginal odor is yogurt. It contains some effective healthy bacteria like Lactobacillus due to fermentation. Just give your lady bits a bath with yogurt and stay like that for 20 minutes then rinse off.
2. Apple cider vinegar:
It has anti bacterial properties that remove protein which causes the smell. It restores the pH balance and prevents bacteria from growing back. Take 2 cups of it and mix it in your bathtub half full of water and relax for 20 minutes in it. Do this 3 times a week for faster results.
3. Citrus fruits:
A healthy immune system prevents any bacteria from growing. They only attack the body with weak immune system. So have as much of citrus fruits as you can as they are rich in vitamin C which boosts the immune system.
You may be surprised with this one as garlic does not smell that great but it is excellent in combating infections. Eat 1-2 cloves of garlic every day on empty stomach and drink some water after it. Repeat it till you get rid of the smell.
5. Epsom salt:
This is one amazing thing with loads of beneficial properties. While taking bath, add 1 tablespoon of Epsom salt to it every day to get rid of the odor.