Herbal List for Yoni Steam
Here are SOME NOT ALL of the benefits of the herbs listed. However if it is something particular that you want to address, please consult with your herbalist at Isis Wellness Bar so we can find which herbs best suits your needs and recommend herbs for you.
Horny goat weed- Used for low libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, and pain. It acts as a natural aphrodisiac.
Chamomile- Promotes sleep, vaginal infection, boost immunity, treats common colds, reduces muscle spasms and period pain, treats cuts, wound and skin conditions, reduces stress and lightens skin. Also reduces acne and is anti aging.
Gentian root- treat digestive problems such as loss of appetite, fullness, intestinal gas, diarrhea, gastritis, heartburn and vomiting. Helps regulate a menstrual cycle. Used to treat vaginal swelling and itching. Anti yeast Effects
Ginger root- natural remedy for yeast infection. Anti-fungal and Anti Inflammatory
St. John’s Wort- Strong Anti-Depressant. Used for symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes and mood changes. Anti-Viral.
Raspberry leaf- Tone uterine muscles and normalize blood flow during menses.
Passion flower- Used for anxiety and insomnia. Reduce high blood pressure,
Alum powder- Vaginal Tightening. Has blood coagulant properties and soothes the skin.
Burdock root- Skin detoxifier. Anti-bacterial. Anti-inflammatory. Used for several skin conditions such as dry skin, eczema, acne, dermatitis and psoriasis.
Dandelion Leaf - Herbal cure-all wonder that is making her comeback. Liver detox which eliminates harmful toxins. Diuretic which assists the kidneys in clearing out urinary system while replacing lost potassium.
Lemon Balm - Soothe menstrual cramps, relieve PMS symptoms including nausea, gas/bloating and will relax bladder and uterus spasms. Anti-viral.
Dong Quai - "Female ginseng" & Protector of Feminine Health. Balances estrogen levels and regulates menstrual cycles. Increase libido levels and fertility. Anti-spasmodic which relieves symptoms of PMS including cramping, mood swings & discomfort. Increase circulation & detoxify the blood - boosting energy levels after menstruation and relieving headaches and muscle pain. Lessen anxiety & stress associated with menopause. Heart tonic and skin purifier, assisting with psoriasis, rosacea & more. *not to be used for pregnant women
Lavender - relieve stress, treat insomnia, nervous stomach and anxiety. Promotes restful sleep. Soothes stomach bloating. Antibacterial & antimicrobial. Inflame passions as an aphrodisiac.
Holy basil - "Queen of Herbs" is an adaptogen (anti-stress agent) that balances hormones, benefits immune, reproductive & urinary systems, protects organs and tissues from chemical agents/ heavy metals, relieve headaches & muscle tension.
Rosemary - aromatic and antimicrobial herb, rosemary treats bacterial infection, speeds wound healing, inhibits yeast growth, and stimulates menstruation. reduce anxiety. Treat muscle pain. Stop hair loss.
Rose Petals - Worldwide symbol of Love & Sensuality. Boosts the immune system and is anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant for UTI prevention and treatment. Cleanses blood. Raises our vibration and enhances positivity of the mind. Reduces menstrual pain. Calms nerves and eases stress & tension.
Black Cohosh - Anti-inflammatory that eases PMS, relieves menstrual cramps & irregularities. Relieves multiple symptoms of menopause. traditional estrogen replacement therapy during menopause.
Motherwort - Healer of the Heart. Cardio tonic which calms palpitations, high blood pressure and anxiety. Nervine tonic which relaxes nervous system, resulting in an elevated mood. Anti-spasmodic muscle relaxant (relieves cramps), decrease blood clotting, brings balance to hyperthyroidism. Assists sleep cycles.
Damiana - Ancient and erotic Aztec remedy for sexual health. Aphrodisiac which improves blood circulation to sex organs, increases libido, potency and frequency of vaginal orgasms. Reduces vaginal dryness. Balance menopause symptoms.
Ashwagandha - reduce anxiety and stress, help fight depression, boost fertility and testosterone in men, boost brain function and improves memory, supports energy level.
Corn silk- Treats UTI's, works as a diuretic agent, prevents kidney stones from reoccurring, facilitates blood clots, lowers blood pressure, helps regulate blood sugar levels, fights cholesterol, anti- inflammatory.
Red Clover - reduces menopause symptoms, lower anxiety and depression, alleviate hot flashes, helps prevent hair loss for men, protects the heart, increase fertility.
Yarrow - used for common cold, hay fever, postpartum, absence of menstruation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, induce sweating, headaches,
Marshmallow- treating colds and coughs, UTi's, digestive problems
Shatavari root - helps ease premenstrual symptoms, controls blood loss during the menstrual cycle, and controls ovulation. Used for infertility, endangered miscarriage and menopausal problems.
Calendula - Anti-inflammatory, reduces aches and pains, reduces menstrual cramps, increase healing speed in skin conditions, treats sore throat and mouth.
White sage - treating excess sweating, colds and sinus infections. Used for digestive problems, reduces memory loss and depression.
Mugwort - used to regulate a menstrual cycle, promotes circulation and stimulates secretion. relaxes the nervous system.
Peppermint - helps with irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, skin conditions, headaches, flu, colds, yeast infections,
White Peony- fertility (combined with don quai treatments for iron deficiency and endometriosis)
Turmeric- Help prevent cancer. Anti-inflammatory, pain relief, boost immunity, balance hormones (Do not use if you have gallbladder problems)
Comfrey- Heavy menstrual periods, soothing skin issues, wound and bones and joint healing, smoother skin, acne treatment, cancer prevention.
Cramp bark- relieve cramps, including muscle spasms. Used as kidney stimulant for urinary conditions.
Echinacea- Improves immunity and reduce inflammation. Prevents colds, flu and some other illnesses, infections and conditions. Increased the number of white cells, which fight infections.
Elderberry- Flights the flu, reduces cold duration, manages diabetes, promotes mental health, supports skin health, allergy relief, cystitis/urinary tract/bladder infections.
Witch Hazel- wards off infection, reduce skin irritation (Varicose veins, itching, sunburn, bug bites) help treats hemorrhoids, fights acne. (We do not recommend Witch hazel as tea)
Butchers Broom- used for hemorrhoids, gallstones, hardening of the arteries, symptoms of poor blood circulation such as pain, heaviness, leg cramps, leg swelling, varicose veins, itching and swelling.
Wild Yam- Estrogen therapy. Vaginal dryness in older women, PMS, Menstrual cramps, weak bones (osteoporosis), increasing energy and sexual drive in men and women.