In this case, it would be useful to work with a practitioner trained in working with stagnation. A consultation with a Peristeam Hydrotherapist would be
Reflections from the steam box.
For some women, menstrual cups cause stagnation, pain, cramping or clotting; while for others, it does not. It is important to observe the changes in
Steaming has shown helpful for all ages, including the years approaching menopause. Any unresolved menstrual imbalances can be exacerbated as one experiences hormonal changes with
When the menstrual cycle length is short (less than 28 days between the start of consecutive periods), a hemostatic herbal formula is recommended.
Steaming can not be relied upon as a method of birth control. Many people steam after ovulation, not yet knowing they conceived, and do not
There is some mounting evidence in the form of individual testimonials and case studies to suggest that vaginal steaming positively impacts cervical/ovarian cancers and fibroids.
Yes. However, it is recommended to do this under the guidance of a steam practitioner or birthworker trained in this area or to complete a
Steaming to address pregnancy loss is intricate. There are 3 distinct phases: impending pregnancy loss, active pregnancy loss and post pregnancy loss. Steaming can be
Steaming itself increases circulation and therefore uterine function which should be helpful to clear out the clots and brown discharge you described. Regarding herb selection,
While no formal scientific studies on how vaginal steaming impacts fibroids have been conducted, there are many cases where someone has reported a measurable decrease
From case study observations, vaginal dryness seems to improve relatively easily with vaginal steaming. Steaming on a weekly basis would be highly recommended. If you
First I always have to say that there is not any scientific proof that steaming can reduce clots and fibroids. However, there have been case
For postpartum steaming it is recommended to have a comfortable steam setup so that you will be able to complete your steam sessions without discomfort.
In this case, it would be advised to seek out the support of a practitioner to guide you through your birth and postpartum steaming. The
Steaming should be initiated as soon as possible, even while there is fresh postpartum bleeding or lochia. However, steaming should not be done if there
In Kimberly Johnson’s new book entitled The Fourth Trimester: A postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions & Restoring Your Vitality Johnson writes, “there are
Author: Yu Jin, M.D. key words: vulvar dystrophy, prolapse, vaginitis
Submitted by Contributor Julie Austin: “The other day I discovered in an old old French book on native medicinal plants of France, a passage where
Rigoberta Menchú Chimel Mayan Community Home of nobel peace prize winner Rigoberta Menchu, she discusses a bit about how the temescal (sweat lodge or steam
Vaginal steaming is commonplace in Eritrea. Every house has an adobe in the yard for women where they use myrrh and other herbs to smoke.
There are first hand accounts of vaginal steaming in Guanajuato and Michoacan for postpartum care. It is also used for healing disease among men and
“I’m from Angola south West Africa. Here women have been steaming after birth for many years. But because we became a colony most traditions have