Herbal medicine has begun to increase in popularity with each new generation. People are running from pharmaceuticals and doctors of Western medicine in search of more natural modalities of healing for themselves and their families. People look for and share various remedies that they’ve concocted or found with each other for everything from the relief of symptoms from the common cold to digestive issues.
Reproductive health is no different. Scores of women seek natural means to relieve themselves of issues related to their reproductive organs. In some groups on Facebook, I’ve seen women encourage each other and share methods of healing everything from bacterial vaginosis to uterine fibroids.
Herbs can be used to help heal and relieve a myriad of issues, hence the rise of a relatively new product on the scene–herbal tampons (also known as yoni pearls, womb detox pearls, etc.). There is tons of information regarding these yoni pearls to be found nearly everywhere. With the onslaught of so many womb whisperers, womb warriors, gonad gurus, and yoni health experts (whether self-proclaimed or highly touted by others) taking to personal blogs, YouTube channels, Periscope, Facebook groups and the like, how do you know what information is credible? This is especially hard when some of these teachers seem to give conflicting or contradicting information. Continue reading “Yoni Pearls–Are they really dangerous?!”