You must have heard of V-steaming or yoni steaming before, those are used to refer to Vaginal steaming. It is a process that requires you to infuse herbs in boiling water which you seat on to allow steam penetrate inside of the vaginal for the purpose of keeping the vaginal clean and healthy.
Vaginal hygiene is incredibly important, but you don’t have to do much for it. A healthy vagina will clean itself, using the healthy bacteria in it. The only steps for hygiene you should take include urinating after sex (to clean out the bacteria) No scrubbing, no excessive washing, and try to avoid douching. Remember that the body is quite capable of keeping itself clean and by overdoing it, all you do is upset your body’s natural functions which leave room for the bad bacteria to come in.
In this post, we have highlighted how you can Stem your Vagina using African Basil Leaf Also known as Efirin, A plant that can easily be found around you.
It is a total do it yourself method to help you to avoid or get rid of some vagina troubles such as odor, bacterial infections, itching and more.
Benefits of Vagina steaming
Vaginal steaming is very popular in Asia and some part of Africa for it numerous benefits to the vaginal health. Although they have not been scientifically proven to be true but vaginal steaming has been said to help people achieve the following:
- Regular menstruation
- Speedy healing of vaginal after birth
- Heal hemorrhoids
- Treat yeast infection
- Remove hormonal imbalance
- Take care of digestive problems
- Increase fertility
- Maintain healthy odor in the vagina and also keeps it clean.
It is very important that you keep in mind that the vagina is a naturally a self cleaning organ so what every aid you give should not be too much.
How to use Efirin (African basil leave) for vaginal steaming
You can make it an habit to steam your vagina once in a month after your menstruation with Efirin. First lets see some of the benefits of the African basil leaf (Efirin).
Efirin is a plant that is high in iron potassium, calcium, vitamin A and carbon and oil from it has been scientifically proven to have antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-fungal activities which make it very effective in getting rid of vaginal infections and odor, urinary infection, improve fertility and generally keeps the vaginal clean.
African Basil leaf are very common around and it can be gotten in the market as well. You will get 7 to 10 leaf and a half tablespoon of salt with water to brew.
- Boil an adequate amount of water
- Get a basin or bucket and ensure you will be able to sit on it
- Pour the hot water into it and immediately add the Efirin
- Add the salt to it
- Remove your underwear and sit on the steaming bucket of water for 30min.
- Wrap a towel around your waist down to your leg to prevent steam from escaping.
- You may repeat this step once in every month to keep your vagina free from infection of all sort. it will also make you feel good down there.
if the steam feels too hot, you may add warm water to it but make sure it is still steaming.
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