Vaginal Health: 5 Organic Tampons You Need to Try

Nearly 70 percent of American women choose tampons as a form of management against their menstrual cycles. The average woman uses 11,000 to 16,000 tampons in her lifetime, but do we really know what types of contaminates are in these products? Researchers found that the feminine hygiene products women use today contains toxic chemicals that can eventually cause harm to their body after years of exposure. Legally, these brands are not obligated to disclose all of its ingredients because the FDA classifies these products as “medical devices.” A few toxins found within these feminine menstrual products include chlorine, dioxins, glyphosate, rayon and a long list of other harmful chemicals you may not even know how to pronounce but yet women are continually putting them in their bodies every month.

There is a solution for these health concerns for women. The use of organic tampons has many businesses making a market for themselves by catering to women who are concerned about their vaginal health during their periods.

  1. Organyc

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This company offers an the three types of absorbance varying from regular, super and super plus flows. They also provide an abundance of other organic products such as nursing wipes and pads. Organyc tampons are chlorine-free made specifically for those women who suffer from easy irritation. They are also super affordable for those on a budget.

  1. The Honest Company

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The Honest Company makes their feminine products with 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton. They aim to create products dedicated to those womenwho want easy application without the toxins in other conventional tampons. The tampons come with a flexible applicator to make things easier during that time of the month.

  1. Veeda

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These tampons are hypoallergenic and come with a BPA-free applicator which makes this brand so incredible! Veeda products are free of any pesticides and chlorine chemicals. Similar to Tampax, Veeda tampons adjust to the consumer’s period flow.

  1. Seventh Generation

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Seventh Generation tampons are gynecologist-tested and proven to be leak-proof for those women with a heavier flow. These tampons are chlorine-free but contains some organic cotton. Leaving out the unnecessary fragrances and deodorants that can cause minor to severe irritations.

  1. NatraCare

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Although these organic tampons are more expensive than the other options of feminine care products, they are worth the investment and safety in the long run for your body. Natracare’s mission aims to leave a small carbon footprint by working with biodegradable products without all the excess chemicals, so you know what you are putting in your body during your cycle. Also, they offer super and super plus flow for your heavier days.

By: Raylyn Robinson, IG: @raylyn_xo


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