It may seem counterintuitive not to clean the vagina in a society that has pushed women to extremes in the name of cleanliness, but the practice causes more harm than good.…
“When the body is healthy, the vagina is healthy,” The internet, on the other hand, is rife with misinformation.
These same herbs are quoted by peddlers of fake cures on social media, blurring the line between true traditional practice and fake news.
Dr. Biko warns against using the pearls and powders because they are likely to cause infection and damage to body tissues.
“PMS has to do with the vagina itself. There is no empirical evidence to support any alleged benefits of vaginal steaming.”