Egg Whites And Other Strange Personal Lubricants That Work?

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Title: Egg Whites and Other Strange Personal Lubricants that Work?
Category: Health & Wellness
Tags: lube, sexual lubricants, natural lubricants, organic lubricants
Summary: Lubricant is widely used by women (and men) of all ages. Here’s the thing. Some of the best, nonirritating lubes, although strange, come from your kitchen — or even a house plant. You don’t have to opt for chemically-laden commercial lubricants that may or may not irritate your sensitive tissue.
Let’s talk lube. When it comes to sex, sometimes we all need a little help to get things moving, so to speak. But, if you’re like me, and worry about chemicals and toxins entering your body, then most-likely you prefer something less synthetic. And that means
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Over 100 sexually active women were tested for vaginal infections when the study began and then again one year later. Researchers found that yeast infections and bacterial infections were most common among women who reported using petroleum jelly and baby oil, two substances not intended for the vagina.
Apart from causing infection, commercial lubricants can also contain ingredients that may cause irritation or allergic reactions in certain people. “Numbing” lubricants containing benzocaine, a topical anesthetic, and “warming” lubricants, containing menthol or capsaicin could be irritating when used internally. As well, those fragrant or flavored lubricants could also be potentially aggravating to sensitive skin. But what about natural lubricants, do they do the job?
Egg whites as a lubricant?
Using egg whites as personal lubricant sounds more like an old wives’ tale, particularly since the protein in egg white is similar to cervical fluid. But is there any validity to this theory? First, let’s consider the fact that eggs can carry salmonella. People infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps, normally 12 to 72 hours after infection. Although, the illness may last up to seven days, most people recover without treatment say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, in some cases, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs hospitalization. If a chicken is infected with salmonella, it’s usually present

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