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What is Vaginal Steaming ?

Vaginal steaming is an age-old natural remedy said to cleanse the vagina and uterus, regulate menstruation, ease period cramps and bloating. Its also said that many women have reported that vaginal steaming has contributed to elevating symptoms of PCOS, Fibriods, Vaginal Dryness, Menopause and sexual dysfunctions .

Vaginal steaming exisits in many forms and in many different cultures all around the world. It has been passed down through maternal lineages for countless generations. Although no one knows the exact age of the practice, experts have reported it could be anywhere from four thousand to fourteen thousand years old or more.

Can Vaginal Steaming help with having a better sex life ?

Most woman have confirmed that after steaming , they are can follow each other, write and reply to comments and receive blog notifications. ”Any practice that puts you more in touch with your vagina is going to increase your awareness of and sensitivity in the region. Tuning in to your yoni through vaginal steaming is also a gateway to sacred sexuality, which can lead you (and your partner) to new heights of cosmic orgasmic pleasure.”

When do you steam and how often ?

How often and when you steam will depend on a number of factors, including your purpose for steaming, how heavy your flow is, how many times you’ve steamed before, and how you are feeling. As a general rule, do not steam during menstruation (when you are on your period). If you are not trying to get pregnant and are definitely not pregnant, you can steam just about any time during your monthly cycle as long as it is not during your period.


Some of the Herbs often used alone or in combination include:

Rosemary: Rosemary improves circulation to the reproductive organs, aids in the removal of old fluids, and is antimicrobial and purifying.

Lavender is one of the most calming plants, and it helps to relax both the mind and the body. The nervous system is nourished. The vaginal tissues are antibacterial when lavender is used. It also acts as an antispasmodic, promoting normal uterine function.

Oregano is a herb that is used to induce menstruation. Improves sluggish flow. The antibacterial, invigorating, and strengthening properties of this herb make it popular. Oregano is a fantastic plant for helping to avoid illness.

Marigold: Tagetes erecta is a plant that is used to promote sweat and vaginal tissue cleansing. It also helps to cure wounds. Calendula officinalis helps to heal scarred labia and perineum tissues caused by episiotomy or vaginal tear. Note that steaming an open wound can cause discomfort and edema.

Basil: It has been shown to help with painful menstruation. It aids in the onset of menstruation.

Rose petals are mild and astringent on the tissues of the genitals. Rose is a herb that is both calming and uplifting.

Burdock leaf, Motherwort, St. John’s Wort, Yarrow, Red Clover, Damiana, Chamomile, Dandelion, Yellow Dock, and Squaw Vine are some of the additional herbs used in combination with the above herbs. Mugwort and Wormwood are two plants commonly utilized in traditional Chinese medicine.


Who should not be Steaming

You should NOT vaginal steam if:

  • You are pregnant or think you are pregnant

  • You are wearing an I.U.D. (intrauterine device)

  • You are having your period (i.e. menstruating/bleeding)

  • You are trying to get pregnant and have already ovulated but not yet had your period this month

  • You have an open wound in your pelvic area

  • You have genital piercings in (always remove any genital accoutrements before steaming)



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