Vaginal Steam/Herbs?

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Vaginal Steam/Herbs?

Postby bellyblessings » Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:49 pm

Hello-- I'm wondering if anyone knows how to do a vaginal steam, and what herbs are best for this? What is the steam indicated for? I saw it mentioned somewhere, and it sounded really intriguing.

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Postby MaDonaVerde » Sat Feb 24, 2007 5:51 pm

Rosita Arvigo has lots of info/herbal suggestions/how tos for vaginal steams in her book "Rainforest Home Remedies: The Maya Way to Heal Your Body and Replenish Your Soul" I've loaned out my copy, so I don't have the exact info on hand.

From what I recall, though, you essentially put boiling water over herbs in a bowl. Sit in a chair that has the center part removed, cover lap/bottom of chair with a blanket. Think basically the same as a facial/nasal steam but for the yoni ;)

Depending on the herbs used, it can help with everything from toning and tightening the vaginal tissues (as in after childbirth), helping with bartholin-type cysts, vaginal infections, hemorrhoidal tissue, or general external irritation to the yoni.

Neat, eh?

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Re: Vaginal Steam/Herbs?

Postby CouleeKeeper » Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:22 pm

I just reada bout this in the moon water thread and feel like I found what I need. I find that during my moon time is when this sounds especially apealing because I get very achy and crampy in my vaginal floor- actually, my whole sitting area. Any suggestions on herbs to use for this?
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Re: Vaginal Steam/Herbs?

Postby Enchanted Wood Goddess » Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:25 pm

Susun discusses vaginal steams on one of her CD's but I can't remember which one it is........I have a few of them, I will have to find out for you!
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Re: Vaginal Steam/Herbs?

Postby CouleeKeeper » Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:53 pm

I guess I meant my vaginal walls and PELVIC floor! Gosh I can be special :p !
I don't have any of her cds's be great if you could share whatever info you have! THanks!
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