How to use apple cider vinegar for BV

Apple cider vinegar is an old favourite for BV, but does it work? There isn't much research into ACV for vaginas, but we found some on microbes in general.

Are Coca-Cola douches a good method of birth control?

No, Coke is not a good form of birth control! We look into the scientific research on why Coca-Cola isn't going to prevent pregnancy.

Douching as a form of birth control

Douching used to be one of our only options for birth control, however we know now that douching does more damage than good. And it doesn't prevent pregnancy.

Vaginal treatments using povidone-iodine (Betadine) douche or liquid

An overview of the use of povidone-iodine (Betadine) vaginally for use in vaginal infections, including bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections and aerobic vaginitis. You need to check the microbe sensitivity, however, before using Betadine douche, since some microbes are resistant.

How to dilute 9, 12 or 35 per cent food-grade hydrogen peroxide to 6 per cent

How to dilute hydrogen peroxide to a 6 per cent mix using a 35 per cent hydrogen peroxide solution, for vaginal use as a douche. Only use as a treatment, not all the time.

Soothing lavender douche (Killing BV)

If your vagina is really inflamed, try this lavender douche to calm it down. Mildly antibacterial and anti-fungal.

Aunt Vadge: pain, yellow discharge, spotting, not resolved by Dalacin

Lactobacillus overgrowth syndrome not responding to strong antibacterials prescribed - what now?

Study: Replens – a review for BV symptoms and vaginal pH (spoiler – it doesn’t work that well)

Replens does not significantly alter vaginal pH, and is not a treatment for BV, however may improve some symptoms.

Hydrogen peroxide douches and BV

Hydrogen peroxide does NOT get rid of BV - find out why.

Douching with BV, AV and yeast infections

The more you douche, the more likely you are to have BV and other microbiome problems.