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Yoni Steaming


For centuries, women across cultures have relied on pelvic steaming as a tool for healing. Steaming is a long forgotten practice that cleanses, tones, and heals the womb and internal tissues through the use of medicinal herbs and heat. Our proprietary blend of botanicals customizes this ancient ritual to help restore balance to the modern female body.

Dating back thousands of years, this practice has captivated generations with its rich history and profound benefits.

Pelvic steaming, also known as vaginal steaming or yoni steaming, is rooted in diverse cultures across the globe, from ancient Egypt and Greece to traditional Chinese medicine and Mayan healing practices. These civilizations recognized the profound connection between a woman’s reproductive health and her overall vitality, leading them to develop this unique approach to self-care.

The concept behind vaginal steaming is simple yet powerful. It involves the gentle application of warm herbal steam to the external genitalia. This process encourages the absorption of herbal essences and aromatic properties into the skin and vaginal tissues. The carefully selected combination of herbs, such as chamomile, lavender, and rosemary, offers a myriad of potential benefits.

Throughout history, vaginal steaming has been regarded as a holistic practice for women’s reproductive health. It is believed to help regulate menstrual cycles, alleviate menstrual discomfort, and support postpartum healing. Additionally, it has been valued for its potential to cleanse and revitalize the vaginal area, promoting a sense of balance and rejuvenation.

Gentle Monthly Support
Even just one steam every 28 days has clinically improved emotional and mental conditions such as depression, anxiety, and fatigue. Physically, it can aid in hormonal and cycle balance, and the easing of cramps, headaches, and vaginal discomfort.

Cramps are a sign of old residue and mucus that the body is attempting to cleanse out of the uterus through contractions. Once your uterus is cleansed, you should experience a healthy, pain-free period.

UTIs & Yeast Infections
Prevent recurring infections by steaming regularly. If you have an active infection, only steam for ten minutes a day and seek your physician’s guidance.

Conception & Fertility
To support fertility, a steam ideally takes place the day of or before ovulation. This cleanses the uterus and increases blood flow just before the egg is released, promoting optimal conception.

During the postpartum period, pelvic steaming helps to heal tender tissues that may have been stretched or torn during labor. Steaming consecutively over the first week after giving birth can help speed up recovery and support the mother in reconnecting with her body.

Supports natural lubrication, libido, and heightens your sexual experience by bringing circulation to the pelvic floor.

While vaginal steaming has gained popularity as a natural wellness practice, it’s crucial to be aware of potential contraindications. While generally safe for many women, there are circumstances in which vaginal steaming may not be suitable. Prior to engaging in this practice, it is important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider or a practitioner experienced in vaginal steaming. Here are some contraindications to consider:

Vaginal steaming is not recommended during pregnancy. The application of heat and herbal steam to the pelvic area can potentially stimulate contractions and pose a risk to the developing fetus.

It is generally advised to avoid vaginal steaming during menstruation. The warm steam and increased blood flow to the pelvic area may intensify menstrual flow or cause discomfort.

Open sores or wounds
Vaginal steaming should be avoided if there are any open wounds, sores, or infections in the genital area. Steam exposure can delay the healing process and potentially introduce bacteria or irritants.

Recent gynecological procedures
Women who have undergone recent gynecological procedures, such as surgery, biopsies, or IUD placement, should refrain from vaginal steaming until fully healed. Steam exposure may interfere with the healing process or cause unnecessary discomfort.

Active infections or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
Engaging in vaginal steaming during an active infection or STD can exacerbate symptoms, irritate the affected area, and potentially spread the infection.

Sensitivities or allergies
Some individuals may have allergies or sensitivities to specific herbs used in vaginal steaming blends. It is important to be aware of any known allergies or sensitivities and avoid herbs that could trigger an adverse reaction.

How to Yoni Steam

Step One

Place one packet of herbs in a stovetop-friendly clay or ceramic pot and fill with a generous amount of spring or filtered water; bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover with lid and remove from stove. Carefully transfer to the location where you wish to steam. Set the pot down on our stand

Step Two

Disrobe from the waist down and use a blanket or towel made of natural fibers to create a “tent” over the pot. Remove the lid and place yourself over the pot by kneeling over the steam for about 30 minutes while the steam gently permeates the skin.

*Alternatively, for a more effortless experience, consider using THE FULLEST’s pelvic steaming stool.

Step Three

For optimal results, steam four days per month; two consecutive days before the start of your period and two consecutive days after your period has commenced. If you don’t experience a regular cycle, align your monthly steam ritual with the full moon and new moons.


At what age should women start to steam?

This is a practice to start after their first menstrual cycle.

What time of month should I steam?

For optimal results, steam four days per month; two consecutive days before the start of your period and two consecutive days after your period has ended. If you don’t experience a regular cycle, align your monthly steam ritual with the full moon and new moons.

Can you steam while trying to get pregnant?

Although pelvic steaming is great for supporting fertility, it is not good to steam for a few days following insemination.

Can I burn myself?

Yes, if the steam is too hot it can burn. If this is the case, you can adjust how close you are to the pot or let some steam out through the sides of your stool, if you are using one.

Can I steam if I have an IUD?

Yes, an IUD doesn’t affect your steaming practice.

What are the contraindications for Pelvic Steaming?

Contraindications include:

  • Pregnancy (unless in active labor to support opening up the pelvic floor).
  • Fresh menses- steaming makes you bleed faster and heavier if you introduce the steam while on your period when you’re blood vessels are already open. However, you are able to steam when it’s old brown discharge or spotting at the end of your period.
  • Any fresh spotting should be an indicator that blood vessels are open and to not steam in order to not open them up more which may cause more blood to flow. Wait 24hrs before pelvic steaming if spotting with fresh blood.
  • Spontaneous bleeding or an extra period with in 19 days of the start of your last period means you are prone to bleed easily so no steaming! Wait 3 months from spontaneous bleeding to steam.
  • Post surgery. No steaming until 6 weeks after surgery (like if you’ve had a C- section, hemorrhoids, and fibroid surgeries until incisions are fully healed)
How does steaming strengthen my relationship with my intuition and support my creativity?

Ancient cultures believe that our energetic sacral chakra and physical womb is the ultimate portal of creativity. This doesn’t refer to simply the physical place that life is born but also our ideas, passions, and even relationships. Unfortunately, over time and due to cultural conditioning, we have become less connected to this part of ourselves at best, and at worst feel shame, pain, and trauma for our sexual and creative aspects. Taking the time to give this part of your body a sacred ritual begins to heal any emotional trauma associated with these energies and clear out stuck and stagnant energy, allowing you to reconnect to your intuition.

What are the benefits of steaming?

We formulated our Womb Protector™ blend specifically as a whole body healing ritual to provide gentle monthly support, allowing the body an opportunity to perform its own natural processes more effectively. Our proprietary blend also aids in conception, fertility, cramping, postpartum healing and even preventing recurring UTIs and infections.

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