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Vaginal Steaming Tips and Benefits

Vaginal steaming is a practice also known as yoni steaming or V-steaming which involves exposure of the vagina to steam for the purpose of cleansing it and promoting its health.
The practice requires a woman wearing no underwear to sit on a stool with a hole or a bucket that contains steaming hot water and herbs like mugwort, rosemary, and basil for 20 minutes or less. she may wrap her waist to the thigh with a towel to prevent the steam from escaping.

Herbs and plants either dried or fresh are suggested even some of the plants in your spice rack are perfect. the commonly used ones are:

  • Clove
  • basil (efirin)
  • rosemary (anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial)
  • oregano (antiseptic, antispasmodic, expectorant)
  • calendula (anti-inflammatory)
  • motherwort (tonifies, cramping, infections)
  • marigolds (anti-inflammatory)

Possible benefits of Vaginal Steaming
  • It helps to clear dark menstrual blood from the beginning or end of the cycle
  • it reliefs menstrual Cramps, infections, and other vaginal disorder
  • Irregular periods
  • Support for Cervical Dysplasia
  • It gets rid of Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse
  • Increases cervical fluids
  • Helps relax the vaginal canal and cervix
  • It also relieves fatigue and generalized pain
  • Helps to relieve hemorrhoid

You should avoid vaginal steaming if you are:

  • Pregnant
  • Trying to conceive
  • Bleeding heavily
  • Having a full flow of the period
  • Having an acute infection
  • Having vaginal sores or blisters.

Note: vaginal streaming involves heat and it’s capable of getting the skin of the vaginal scalded or burnt, for this reason, ensure that the temperature of the steam isn’t too high.

The procedure of vaginal steaming

  • Get a basin or bucket of hot water and add your chosen herb
  • Leave the herb for at least a minute
  • Remove your cloth from your waist and squat over the basin
  • Cover your waist down to your leg with a towel

Watch the video below for practical procedure.


There has not been a piece of medical evidence to support the claimed benefits of vaginal steaming. although doctors recommend heat to ease menstrual cramps. what they suggest is hot baths or heating pads, not vaginal steaming. you may first talk to your doctor if you are interested in vaginal steaming.

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Coach Amuda

Naturopathic Doctor & Founder, Green Remedies Int’l

Coach Amuda is a Holistic Practitioner and the C.E.O of Green Remedies International, a wellness company that specializes in tackling different health challenges through Natural, Organic, and Holistic Medicines.

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