Vaginal Steam Baths All the Rage in LA
Is your vagina exhausted? Does it need a day off after the stress of the holiday season? A Korean treatment for the vaginal area is said to aid health and fertility.
Pungent steam rises from a boiling pot of a mugwort tea blended with wormwood and a variety of other herbs. Above it sits a nude woman on an open-seated stool, partaking in a centuries-old Korean remedy that is gaining a toehold in the West.
Vaginal steam baths, called chai-yok, are said to reduce stress, fight infections, clear hemorrhoids, regulate menstrual cycles and aid infertility, among many other health benefits. In Korea, many women steam regularly after their monthly periods. Read more