What is a Menstrual cup?
As you are aware of this word from social media or from any other source. Menstrual cups are reusable feminine hygiene product to use it on menstruation.
The Menstrual cup comes into different sizes but the most preferred size is “small” and most commonly available size also.
Why should we use a menstrual cup instead of tampon and sanitary pads?
Talking about today’s pollution ration, plastic and other non-recyclable things (tampons pads and sanitary napkins) are the main causes of pollution.
We should stand against it to fight with the increasing level of pollution.
What we can do?
We can use a menstrual cup or reusable pads instant of regular tampon and sanitary pads.
But why I’m talking about menstrual cups only.
Because one menstrual cup can be used for a minimum of 7-8 years. Whereas reusable pads are only useful for 3-4 years. And with reusable pads, you have to care for stains.
Also, it is easy to clean And For hygiene purposes you just have to put it into the steaming hot water of Dettol for one to two minutes after washing it with soap and hot water. So it can be easily reusable and also cost-effective.
Where you have to spend thousands of rupees per year for tampons pads and sanitary napkins menstrual cups are easily available under 500-1000 rupees depending on brands.
Please go eco-friendly and save the mother earth your one step can make a change.