Common herbs used for vaginal steaming treatment and its benefits:
Mugwort - promotes suppressed menses.
Chamomile - soothes vaginal tissue
Nettle - Rich in iron, deeply nourishes the womb tissues after childbirth.
Rosemary - increases blood circulation to the reproductive organs.Oregano - soothing, brings circulations, and cleansing to the uterus.
Basil - uterine stimulant.
Comfrey - healing and soothing of vaginal tissues.
Motherwort - great for fatigue, cramps, and to aid relaxation.
Yarrow - astringent, cleansing, help fight infection.
Raspberry leaf - strengthens and tones the uterine and pelvic muscles, and is a pelvic and uterine relaxant.
Calendula - cleansing, lessens inflammation.
Lavender - antiseptic, sedative, relaxes nerves and muscles.
Fennel - helps in sexual function in menopausal women.
Rose petals - cooling and astringent to the vaginal tissues.
Sage - astringent, spiritual cleansing.
Marigold - helps reduce abdominal or menstrual cramps.
Plantain leaves - heals wounds and reduces inflammation.
Damiana - improves blood flow to sex organs, increases libido, reduces dryness, balances menopause symptoms.
Lemon balm - soothes menstrual cramps, relieves PMS symptoms and relaxes bladder and uterus spasms.
Violet leaves and flowers - moisturizing
Black Cohosh - relieves menstrual cramps and menopausal symptoms such as mood swings and insomnia.
Marshmallow - helps treat urinary and bladder infections.
Dong Quai - balances estrogen levels and regulates menstrual cycles, increases libido levels and fertility. It also relieves symptoms of PMS, improves circulation, and detoxifies the blood.
Red Clover - reduces hot flashes in menopausal women, relieves PMS symptoms, can help prevent cancer.
Cornsilk - diuretic, reduces inflammation and bacteria build up.
Uva Ursi - diuretic, astringent and muscle-relaxant.
Pau D’Arco bark - immune system stimulant, reduces inflammation.
Dandelion leaf - antioxidant and diuretic.
Wormwood - has antifungal and antibacterial properties.