Good morning my super awesome, powerful, talented readers! This post today is going to be in depth on my first V-Steam experience and how I felt about it. There are so many mixed reviews, I felt the need to shed a little light on it.
Vaginal steaming or Yoni Steaming is known to help women with numerous ailments including but not limited to fibroids, menstrual cycles, pH imbalance, and bacterial vaginosis BV. Of course there are so many more areas that can be treated, but these are most common.
This method of herbal healing is widely practiced in Africa, Asia and South America.
Now, I know you all are waiting on my personal experience, but I do believe it is great to have information to back things up for better understanding.
So, people always say you are what you eat right? Well, I will be the one to say, if you steam and still maintain a very unhealthy diet, you won’t experience much difference. If you really think about it, most of the common foods that are eaten outright put women at constant risk for different cultures to breed internally. We have bread, pastas, rice, wine that all breaks down and turns into what? SUGAR. 🤦♀️ Ladies, start upping that fruit and veggie intake! You’ll be thankful you did especially if you do it before your steam.
Lets be honest though. Why can’t we just enjoy our pastas and breads in peace right? Well, if you have too much of a good thing it can become bad. Our bodies, especially as women are made up delicately for a certain intake. Too much of certain types of yeast creates an open door for buildup to occur resulting in an unpleasant reaction from your body. More commonly known as yeast infections.
Now, let’s all be grown and understand that many women suffer from candida overgrowth. Depending on sensitivity levels as well, the slightest change in laundry detergent can result in an infection. So, it is imperative we take extra care of our “girl”.
I actually had to get hit with the truth as well when Caprice at Honeypot Wellness Spa asked me what I was eating. She educated me about everything from what the steam would feel like to what I must change if I want to see any progress.
So, let’s get to it. When I arrived to Honeypot Wellness Spa to experience my FIRST V-Steam, I was greeted by Caprice with open arms. The entire atmosphere resonated well with my spirit and it was a cute, cozy area.
We sat down and went over feminine health, things I deal with if any, and my level of sensitivity etc. She then takes a few notes to assess which herbal steam and the intensity would best fit your needs.
Next, you will be taken to the back steaming room. This is where you will have to undresse from the waist down privately. She provides you with what I call a “moomoo” to put on over yourself. After you are all set, you will sit on a sanitized, covered seat where you initiate the steam. Note: sit with your legs as wide as you possibly can..the wider the better.
Ok, so I’m about to act up with my next sentence, but y’all. Being that this was my first V-Steam, I formed the thought of what it would feel like.
Y’all, when that steam hit, I was like “oh well hello there.” It doesn’t take but a second and that steam is all up in there. 🤣 And babyyyy Listen, I was not ready for that.
My session lasted for 30 minutes alone in which I had 2 candles lit, relaxing melodies playing, and time to sit, pray and meditate.
It was extremely soothing to say the least. Once you are calm and relaxed, your body does the work itself. I personally focused on letting my body be as comfortable as possible and get in tune with myself and my feminity.
After my session was over, I went to the restroom. Now I can’t make up my own experience, but even with all the water I drink, I would admit that this was the smoothest tinkle. Weird to say but hopefully I’m not alone. You will of course experience dampness from the steam which is also normal.
Although it’s so many mixed reviews, I’m definitely a firm believer in holistic health. Being that I am very in tune with my body, I rarely take big pharma medicines because my body does not react well. The more I pump myself with prescribed medicines, the worse my symptoms get.
So, this is what I would suggest for you if this is your first v-steam.
Try it before you knock it
Drink lots of water
Go with a clear mind
Be honest about what you are dealing with
Incorporate healthier alternatives and be open to her suggestions to maximize results
If nothing else happened, I will say, I felt relieved, definitely soothed, and surprisingly I was sleepy from being so relaxed.
Note: PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD NOT STEAM
Oh and it’s also known to help with fertility and intimacy with your spouse. I won’t post on the second part, but I’ll say for my married couples, don’t knock it honey! So far everything that is said to occur from a steam, I believe I experienced it positively.
If you suffer from recurring yeast infections, BV or anything else, I wouldn’t knock this option. I’m neither a doctor or holistic specialist so I can only suggest from experience. Not all experiences are the same and I cannot say yours will be exactly like mine. It’s your responsibility to research and determine what is best for you.
I will definitely return and do a few more sessions to determine more in depth results.
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