Ever Heard Of A Yoni Egg? We Tell You How To Use It
Read about it on Gwyneth Paltrow’s blog years ago? Yoni eggs have gained much popularity and quite a following post that. Also known as jade eggs, are a gemstones made for vaginal insertion. The egg harnesses the power of energy for sexual healing and is also used for crystal healing and Kegel-like exercises. Along with sexual healing, yoni eggs also help in emotional, physical and spiritual transformation and help strengthen vaginal muscles.
Here is a guide to use the yoni egg, the right way…Step 1:
Before inserting the yoni egg in your vagina, ensure that you clean the egg properly using soap and warm water. Post that, place it in hot water for about eight to 10 minutes, and let it cool.
Once the egg is washed, sterlised and cool, gently insert it into your vagina, larger side first. Once you’ve done that, start contracting and releasing your vaginal muscles slowly. This helps in strengthening your vaginal muscles. You can either insert it halfway or completely inside—expert advice needed. Keep it in for the time you are performing Kegels exercises or you can also keep it overnight. However, be very careful with it and only use it after you have gathered all the necessary information and green signal from an expert or your gynaecologist.
After using it, wash it the same way as you did before use and store it in a dry, secure place.
Benefits And Drawbacks
Although not too common in India, the yoni egg has follwing in the west. Enthusiasts believe it to have healing and spiritual properties. Yes, since its insertion involuntarily does make you perform Kegel exercises, it eventually strengthens your pelvic floor muscles. Some other benefits include reduced incontinence, reduced risk of uterine prolapse, stronger grip during sexual intercourse, and eventually, stronger orgasms.
Word of caution: If, however, not used properly, the egg can also cause some tension in the pelvic muscles which could lead to bowel strain, muscle spasms, and lower back and abdominal pain. Therefore, it’s crucial to be well informed about the process before using it. It is always safer and ideal to seek advice from a holistic coach or your gynaecologist before using it.
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