Mariama shares home made herbal formula

Posted on December 11, 2010

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Freshening Douche for Woman


Most commercial douches are chemical-based exception of Vinegar douches) and can strip the natural protective pH of the vagina and potentially irritate sensitive tissues. As an alternative, the following recipes are mild and gentle. Keep in mind that these douches are not intended as substitute for medical treatment, but are instead and aid in relieving minor discomfort. See your health care provider if uncomfortable symptoms arise or persist. This recipe makes a slightly astringent, cleansing douche that leaves you feeling fresh. It’s perfect to use if you spend your days sitting in snug pants, tight, or panty hose, resulting in an accumulation of sweat and odor or worse, a yeast infection.

Douches

Recipes

2 quarts water, preferably purified and nonchlorinated

4 tablespoons peppermint, rosemary, or yarrow

Recommended for : general cleansing and freshening

Use: Once per week

Prep Time: approximately 2 hours

Blending Tools: douche bag, strainer

Store In: do not store, mix as needed

Yield: 1 treatment

In a medium-size saucepan, bring the water to a boil, then remove from heat. Add the herb of choice, cover, and steep for about 2 hours. Strain through hosiery, a paper towel-lined strainer, or a coffee filter to remove all particulate matter, and pour into the douche bag.

Application Tips: Proceed as you would normally when douching. Please be sure to thoroughly wash bag, hose, and tip with hot soapy water after use.

These douche recipes is coming from Stephanie Tourles book.

Come back soon and visit me for more recipes.

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