Invention of the menstrual cup

Menstrual cups that are so popular today seems to be a new thing, but in fact it is not at all. People often ask, wondering why it didn’t become a thing back then. If it’s that good of a product why not every woman started using it. I’m guessing it’s a mix between bad timing and mentality that were not ready for it. So let’s give an ovation to this amazing American La...[Read More]

What menstrual blood is really made of

Periods… yes we know all about them… at least we think so! Yes, you’re obviously aware that every month you loose blood… but do you know that women are on average menstruated for 42 years. With 13 periods per year, that makes up 520 periods… Maybe it’d be a good idea to find out what really goes on. As a woman, our menstrual cycle prepares us every month for a potential pregnancy. Thanks to our ho...[Read More]

History of feminine hygiene products

Hard to believe since menstruation is nothing new, but until recently women have been left to fend for themselves to figure out how to deal with the practical issues presented by their monthly flow. That is, what to do with the blood. From scraps of rags to natural materials such as sea sponges, women (and some creative men) have devised a number of ways to handle menstruation. Currently there are...[Read More]

What can your menstrual blood tell you about your health?

Did you know that the features of your monthly period can actually tell you a lot about your state of health? No? Well, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognizes this release of bodily fluids as a tremendous source of information as to what is going on in your body and energy systems. By keeping track of the cycle, as well as noting what the blood is actually like, a woman can find out a whole...[Read More]

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day dedicated to ending the hesitation around menstruation Worldwide, 2015: “Let’s end the hesitation around menstruation” are the words that will be heard across the world on the second annual Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May 2015. This will be celebrated every 28th May. Go to menstrualhygieneday.org to find out more. Wanna participate? Use #MenstruationMatters #MHDay...[Read More]

The Secret Power Of Your Period Revealed

The menstrual cycle is about women’s energy and power; the power to be, to restore, to receive & to create. Throughout history different cultures attitudes towards menstruation and menstrual blood have varied. This has ranged from menstrual blood being viewed as sacred, healing and powerful, to being feared as dangerous and unclean. This is the basis upon which the Jewish tradition deems...[Read More]

How To Ease Period Pain Naturally

Many women experience pain just before and /or with the onset of their period (dysmenorrhea). The pain can range from mild discomfort to debilitating pain. This could be felt as an ache and dullness in the lower abdomen and also in the lower back region. The aching and heaviness may also extend down into the groin and thighs. This can be accompanied with episodes of spasmodic cramping and for some...[Read More]

Is There A Connection Between The Moon And Your Hormones?

Many myths and legends attribute magical powers to the moon. And, I think that you would have to agree that, the sight of the beautiful luminous moon in our sky at night is indeed “magical”. Also, for thousands of years and throughout many cultures and nations, the moon has been linked to fertility, reproduction and growth. Consequently, the planting of seeds and harvesting of crops we...[Read More]

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