Let’s face it: Between menstruation, sexual intercourse, and childbirth, the vagina withstands a lot. When you add changing hormones and pelvic floor issues to the mix, sometimes the vaginal area is anything but comfortable.
Vaginal steaming is an age-old natural remedy said to cleanse the vagina and uterus, regulate menstruation, and ease period cramps and bloating. After receiving high praise on Gwyneth Paltrow’s website Goop, the practice has surged in popularity.
Vaginal steaming is used as a natural remedy to clean the vagina, uterus, and the entire reproductive tract. But the purported claims don’t stop there.
It’s believed to relieve:
- hormone imbalances
- digestive issues
- generalized pain