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What’s Really in Mainstream Sanitary Items

Absorbing harsh chemicals into your skin can cause build ups of toxins in unlikely places, like inside the womb, for example. Some of these toxins are unavoidable, like from environmental pollution if you live in an urban environment, or some meat produce, but where you would not expect to be absorbing harsh chemicals into your body would be your most intimate of intimates, your vagina or yoni. And yet for so many Goddesses this is the case due to the type of sanitary items they use. When chemicals come into contact with your skin, they are absorbed straight into your bloodstream without filtering of any kind, straight then into your organs. EmpressBody has put together some up-to-date information and facts about what’s going into most sanitary items and offer a solution; EmpressBody’s products. EmpressBody’s range of alternative and holistic sanitary products won’t irritate or upset your yoni health, but more on that later!

Did you know that manufacturers of sanitary pads are not required to disclose the ingredients used in their products?

Furthermore, to give tampons and pads that "clean" white look, the fibers used are bleached. Usually, chlorine is used for this, which can create toxic dioxin and other disinfection-by-products (DBPs). Studies show that dioxin collects in your fatty tissues, and according to a draft report by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), dioxin a serious public health threat that has no "safe" level of exposure.

Reports show that even trace levels of dioxins may be linked to:

· Abnormal tissue growth in the abdomen and reproductive organs

· Abnormal cell growth throughout the body

· Immune system suppression

· Hormonal and endocrine system disruption

Meanwhile, the FDA's official stance regarding trace amounts of dioxins is that there are no expected health risks associated with trace amounts of dioxins in tampons...

The Facts about Conventional and Mainstream Menstrual Hygiene Items:

· Conventional tampons contain pesticides... Cotton crops make up just 2.4 percent of the world's land, but each year a whopping $2 billion is spent on pesticides to spray this one crop.

· Tampons and pads with odour neutralizers and other artificial fragrances are nothing short of a chemical soup laced with artificial colours, polyester, adhesives, polyethylene (PET), polypropylene, and propylene glycol (PEG), contaminants linked to hormone disruption, cancer, birth defects, dryness, and infertility.

· Conventional tampons most probably contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). According the USDA, 94 percent of all the cotton planted in the US is genetically engineered.

Shockingly, one conventional sanitary towel can contain the equivalent of four plastic bags!

EmpressBody product recommendations:

Many of today's feminine hygiene products are made primarily from rayon, vicose, and cellulose wood fluff pulp… not cotton — let alone organic cotton. Rayon and viscose present a potential danger in part because of their highly absorbent fibers. When used in tampons, these fibers can stick to your vaginal wall, and when you remove the tampon, the loosened fibers stay behind inside your body, thereby raising your risk of TSS.

But don’t stress it! EmpressBody has done the research and sourced the safest and gentlest sanitary products so you don’t have to. First things first though, EmpressBody would advise that all Goddesses try at least 3 of our EmpressBody Detox Pearls to help cleans and balance their yonis.

The EmpressBody Detox Pearls:

EmpressBody yoni pearls work by the specially selected herbs creating a pulling effect that draws toxins, bad bacteria, dead cells, old blood clots, mucus and more from your yoni, while at the same time tightening your yoni and deterring vaginal dryness and other ailments.

Ingredients include:

Refined from Osthol, Stemona sessilifolia , Kochiascoparia, motherwort, Rhizoma smilacis glabrae, Angelica, Rhizoma chuianxiong and borneol.

Osthole/ Cnidium- increases sexual libido, fertility and clears skin, also good for infections or any bacteria build up.

Stemona sessilifolia- helps regulate blood flow around womb while killing parasites, helps to relax tension in uterine muscles which can cause menstrual cramps for women with endometriosis.

Kochia Scoparia- anti fungal effect eases itching and problematic urination.

Motherwort - helps to regulate menstrual cycle while removing toxins around the perineum area.

Rhizoma smilacis- anti-flammatory properties, expels toxins, alleviates pain, helps to treat gonorrhea.

Angelica- known for its use in treating menopause, cramps and PMS. Useful to end hot flashes, also seen as a natural aphrodisiac.

Rhizoma chuianxiong- important ingredient for gynecological disorders, eliminates cold pathogens in the vagina, promotes blood circulation, and helps with blood stasis.

Borneol- very rare herb, reduces pain and hot flashes, plays an important role in severe disease also while tightening vaginal muscles.

Click here to read more about the EmpressBody Detox Pearls

The EmpressBody Menstrual Cup

EmpressBody™ Menstrual Cup is durable for up to 11 years, reusable, Eco-friendly, Economical, Ideal for all women, Reduces the risk of infection and offers an alternative for female sanitary products.

Menstrual cups not only save you money but they are a healthy alternative to your orthodox pads and tampons, not only are they re-usable and can last for years with proper care but they shape to fit your vagina without leaking. You can carry on with your normal day to day activities even swimming!

100% high quality medical grade silicone.

Click here to read about the economic value of switching to menstrual cups

The EmpressBody Supplied Organic Tampons

100% Natural Cotton Tampons. Choose from Regular, Super and Super Plus. No Chemicals, No Synthetics, No Dyes Biodegradable Hypoallergenic Fragrance Free Thin removal string avoids seepage Expands in width versus length to comfortably conform to your shape and prevent leaks. No plastic applicator.

Click here to read more about the EmpressBody supplied Organic Tampons

The EmpressBody Supplied Organic Sanitary Towels

Pack size: 13

• Top sheet made of natural material. No plastic. 100% compostable

• Absorbent core made of Totally Chlorine Free pulp.

• GM-free corn based film. 100% compostable.

Naty Normal Plus Sanitary Towels combine three environmentally friendly layers that provide superior performance. The top sheet is made of natural and renewable material, contains no plastic and is 100% compostable. The absorbent core is made of totally chlorine free pulp and the GM-free corn based film is 100% compostable. No chlorine, latex free and gentle on your skin.

Click here to read more about the EmpressBody supplied Organic Sanitary Towels

Click here to view the full range of EmpressBody yoni health products

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