Vaginal Steam Baths, aka "Yoni steam baths" have been performed as a ritual for women's health by many indigenous cultures for eons. It is used in conjunction with Mayan Abdominal Massage to treat symptoms associated with fertility and many other uterine ailments.
The word "Yoni" is a Sanskrit word for vagina. It means 'sacred space.'
The herbal steam increases circulation, thins mucus and revitalizes the entire system. It supports the womb to return to harmonic alignment.
The moistness of the steam combined with the heat helps to open the tissues and pores of the vaginal area. The vapor carries the herbs and oils used in the bath and allows it to be absorbed into the tissues and enter the bloodstream.
This provides a healing effect directly on the reproductive system. It is especially popular with women who are experiencing difficulties with fertility.
Women who aren't experiencing any symptoms also get the steam treatment because of the overall "juiciness" factor. Getting your Yoni steamed helps cervical fluid be produced, which in turn can improve your sex life.
It smells like an Italian soup after I blend them.
Practitioners can use a combination of 25 different aromatic herbs to make the perfect blend. Dr. Bella Lauren, from Agape Healing Arts Wellness Center in Tequesta Florida, told us her signature blend includes oregano, calendula, basil, lavender, and lemon balm.
Clients can sit on the steam for 20-45 minutes. The cost ranges from $30-$60 depending on the duration.
Celebrities are also getting in on this ancient practice. Gwyneth Paltrow has been very vocal about her Yoni routine. Since then, other famous ladies have tried it and raved about their experiences.
Yoni Steam Baths can also be done at home. Although, it may be wise to try it at a professional holistic spa first.
Many women swear by their Yoni routines and do it religiously.
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