When chemicals come in contact with your skin they go directly into your bloodstream without filtering of any kind. Manufacturers of tampons and sanitary pads are not required to disclose all the ingredients used in their products.
Feminine Hygiene is highly sensitive and important to overall health and happiness. Many commercial feminine hygiene products contain synthetic materials and chlorine, both of which can be extremely disruptive and harmful to health.
The highly absorbent synthetic materials in tampon products can lead to TSS ( Toxic Shock Syndrome) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxic_shock_syndrome
media source: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/05/22/feminine-hygiene-products.aspx
The chlorine used in the bleaching process can release dioxine, a known carcinogen. Besides the health angle they are wasteful, costly in the long run, uncomfortable and unnatural. So it only makes sense to choose more natural healthful products to support your monthly cycles. Ever wonder what your ancestors may have used?
Well here are some more natural options: there are Cups, sponges and all natural cotton pads
BONUS: Natural Herbal Female Remedy Information
Popularly Known As Vitex: Chaste Berry a natural herbal remedy for controlling and regulating the female reproductive system.Long used to regularize monthly periods and treat amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea, it also helped ease menopausal problems and aided the birth process. Recent investigations show the presence of compounds which are able to adjust the production of female hormones.
It is thought to contain a progesterone-like compound and is now thought to be useful in the following conditions: Amenorrhea, Dysmenorrhea, PMS, Endometriosis. A German study has found that extracts of this herb can stimulate the release of Leutenizing Hormone (LH) and inhibit the release of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH). This herb was also found tobe useful as an aid in Premenstrual Tension. A work done in England has shown that 60 % of women who participated in a study reported reduction or elimination of PMS symptoms such as anxiety, nervous tension, insomnia, or mood changes. The herb was also found to help with the premenstrual water retention.
Our Pearl is our most precious precious. Don’t poison it.