Not so toxic
Herbal tampons are being sold online as the answer to a healthier vagina, causing one obstetrician/gynecologist to issue a warning to consumers on her popular blog.
“Your uterus and vagina want you to leave them alone,” writes Dr Jen Gunter from Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center.
“Your uterus isn’t tired or depressed or dirty and your vagina has not misplaced its chakra!”
Designed to be inserted three at a time for three days, herbal tampons or “pearls” as they are called, are being touted by the marketers as a