Soothes and lubricates irritated tissues in a gentle, revitalizing way. This is the most gentle formula offered. It can be used for any constitution and is a great way to start to explore the practice of vaginal steaming. It can be used for shorter cycles, vaginal discomfort or dryness and easing pain associated with scar tissue. The Metal formula is appropriate for immediate postpartum use once heavy bleeding has diminished and can also be used as a sitz bath. This formula counteracts the contracting and cooling nature of Metal, providing warmth, relief and nourishment.
Use approximately ½ an ounce per steam session, which is just over 14 grams. For this formula that equates to ½ cup of plant material. This yields approximately 10 steam sessions. You can increase the dosage to 1 ounce for greater potency if needed. Use ½ cup of plant material for a sitz bath.
Chinese Pinyin: xun ma, chiu lu mei, huang chu ju, xun yi cao
Common names: nettles, witch hazel, chamomile, lavender
Yoni or Vaginal Steaming is a practice that has been used traditionally in womb care around the world. Womb Medicine uses the principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine to create custom herbal blends for your womb cycle vitality and hormonal resilience, fertility through postpartum. Blends are handcrafted with utmost care, intention and reverence and packaged in compostable bags. Herbs are organic or wild-harvested when possible and are otherwise tested for pesticide residue to ensure toxin free steaming for you! If you’re new to the practice of vaginal steaming, you can read more about it here.