Here’s an interesting article from gnowfglins.com on Feminine hygiene
At first glance, you wouldn’t think that feminine hygiene has anything to do with nourishment, would you? Oh, but it does.
The female private areas are highly sensitive and highly important to our overall health and happiness, and yet many commercial feminine hygiene products contain synthetic materials and chlorine, both of which can be extremely disruptive and harmful to health.
According to Dr. Mercola, the highly-absorbable synthetic materials can lead to Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) and the chlorine used in the bleaching process can release dioxin, a known carcinogen. And besides the health angle, I’ve got other gripes with the regular commercial options — they’re wasteful, cost more money in the long run, and they’re uncomfortable.
So it only makes sense that we choose more natural, healthful products to support our monthly cycles.
It makes one wonder — why do we even have the disposable options at all? Personally, I believe it’s a bottom line thing for the disposable products companies. Because they’re certainly not better for us!
I don’t really want to be specific about my own experience. Let me just say that after having switched to more natural options, I will never, never, never go back read more