Valuable Information On Reusable Menstrual Cup


The increased awareness of adverse side effects that our lifestyle has on the environment many people these days aspire to reduce the impact they have on the environment by changing their way of living. One of these environmental preserving measures can be the use of a reusable menstrual cup. The reusable menstrual cups are washable and very convenient.

Reusable Menstrual Cup is a bell-shaped cup which serves a form of period protection. The reusable cup is worn inside the female organ as a sanitary napkin. The reusable menstrual cup works by preventing the menstrual fluids from leaking, unlike a tampon that absorbs the liquid. The menstrual cup is known to hold twice as much fluid as a tampon, and it will store the fluid until the wearer is ready to remove the cup. The menstrual cups are therefore very popular for women with an active lifestyle since they will be as twice as useful as the tampons. A washable menstrual cup maybe essential for you if you are involved in endurance sports like a marathon, or you travel long distances.

Reusable Menstrual Cup is either made of latex or latex free hypo allergic silicon to cater for women who have sensitive skin thus reducing irritation. These cups can last up to fifteen years and can hold menstrual fluid up to  30 millimeters. A menstrual cup is not even half full after twelve hours and thus can be worn throughout the day or overnight. The disposable menstrual cups are designed in two different types to cater for the different female organ muscles. The first class is for women below 30 years who have probably not given birth and the second type is for women above 30 years. The washable menstrual cup has another advantage to a woman in that it only absorbs the menstrual fluids and thus keep the essential moisture that is necessary for normal functioning of the female organ.

During menstruation, it is normal to just rinse and reinsert the reusable cup during the uses but the most recommended way is to is to boil the entire cup in the water. The manufacturers will also sell some hypo-allergic cleaning products together with the cup specifically designed to clean the disposable menstrual cup. After purchasing a disposable menstrual cup, it is advisable that you read the instructions. Different brands will come with various instructions. While inserting the cup into the female organ stay relaxed to avoid experiencing any pain. For further details regarding reusable menstrual cups, go to


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