Many false assumptions and notions abound today, especially due to the presence of social media, and one of them is that yoni pearls cure staphylococcus. In an attempt, by most women, to improve the state of the vagina and the greed of many marketers, the latter encourage women to use yoni pearls, while the former buy them.
Yoni pearls are herbs wrapped in clothes and meant to be inserted in the vagina to help detox the vagina and uterus by pulling the bad bacteria out of the uterus and vagina. There are also claims that it helps to cure some infections, such as staphylococcus, prevent vagina dryness, and helps to tighten the vagina.
In this article, we will trash out the false claim that yoni pearls cure staphylococcus by first, helping you understand what yoni pearls are. Then, we will try to see if there is any correlation between yoni pearls and staphylococcus.
What are Yoni Pearls, Really?
Yoni pearls are herbal poultices. They are combination of herbs, wrapped in thin clothing, and is usually inserted into the vagina. It gets its name from the Sanskrit name for the vagina, Yoni. They have been in our faces on many advertising platforms and they claim to help in addressing some female genitalia challenges.
They are small enough that they can easily go into the vagina and as per recommendation from their different manufacturers, they should be left in the vagina for about 24 to 72 hours. During this time, the herbs in the poultice will pull the bad bacteria in the vagina and uterus to itself, helping to cleanse it and leave it healthy.
While this seem like a good thing, if that were what it does, there is no research to back these claims. The vagina is naturally a self-cleansing organ and does not need a herbal tampon to help it achieve cleanliness. Also, herbs aren’t meant to go into the body through other passages than the mouth.
Contents of Yoni Pearls
Yoni pearls are basically herbs wrapped in thin clothing. However, the herbs in each pearl vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and from pearl to pearl. Although the inconsistencies raise a red flag, here are some of the herbs you may find in the poultice.
Angelica root is an herb that has been widely used in Scandinavia for culinary purposes, especially for its aromatic quality. It is also used in gin distillation due to the same quality. It contains high levels of terpenes and the essential oil content vary based on the roots’ age. It is safe to say Angelica root is used in yoni pearls to promote the aromatic smell in the vagina.
Safflower is a herb whose seeds are majorly used for oil. They have been in use for a long time and the leaves are commonly used as substitutes for saffron in culinary settings. They are also commonly consumed as herbal teas. The oil contains linoleic and linolenic acids, which help to improve arteries and blood vessels health. The leaves also contain traces of these.
Rhubarb is an Asian edible vegetable. It has a sour taste and contains some phytochemicals that are detrimental to the human body, especially when consumed in large quantities. Some of them are Oxalic acid which when consumed for a long time, causes kidney stone, and anthraquinones, which can cause acute kidney failure.
Motherwort is an herb that is commonly used in traditional medicine. It is used to stop bleeding, that is may be useful in blood clotting. It is also used to treat heart conditions, and symptoms of menopause, although there are scientific backings for these claims.
Peach Kernel is the kernel obtained from peach. They are majorly used for cosmetic purposes as they are rich in Omega oils and vitamin E, hence their extensive use in skin condition treatment and improvement.
Other herbs you may fins in a yoni pearl include Borneol, Osthol, Rhizoma
Can Yoni Pearls Cure Staphylococcus?
The straight answer to this question is No. Yoni pearl is not a treatment for against any STI and can, therefore, not cure staphylococcus. As a matter of fact, yoni pearl will cause more damage to the vagina and its environment instead of curing anything.
Although yoni pearls contain herbs that possess some antibacterial and antitoxin properties, their effects is felt when they are ingested and their beneficial content, extending its effect to the vagina, after absorption into the body system. The presence of these herbs in a poultice may lead to irritation to the vagina, causing inflammation, dryness, and itchiness.
Staphylococcus is a class of bacteria that can be found in many areas of the body, including the blood. Its presence in the vagina is usually treated with the use antibiotics over a specific period of time as determined by the severity of the infection.
Yoni pearls contain herbs that are antibacterial but the presence of a poultice in the vagina is a risky business that should not be encouraged. Also, the herbs containing the antibacterial properties also contain essential oils that may cause irritation to the vagina. In addition, there are no scientific backings that the antibacterial properties of these herbs extend to treating staphylococcus infections.
Yoni pearls are poultices that contain herbs. They are usually inserted into the vagina to help improve conditions such as dryness, and help to improve the odor of the vagina. One of the false claims surrounding it is that yoni pearls cure staphylococcus.
If you have staphylococcus, consult a doctor for the right treatment, and do not expose your vagina to the irritants that may be present in the herbs used in making yoni pearls.
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