Healthy vagina is protected and lubricated by a clear, odorless discharge that is produced by the mucous membranes in the upper part of the vagina.
The lack of vaginal moisture can have a negative impact on your sex life because vaginal dryness can cause painful intercourse, itching, burning sensation and general discomfort. It often becomes an issue during the menopausal and perimenopausal years, however, it is not uncommon at any age.
Fortunately, relief can be achieved safely and naturally without visiting your doctor.
Vitamin E Is a Superb Moisturizer
Vitamin E is the most important fat-soluble vitamin and antioxidant involved in the metabolism of all cells and required for the proper function of many organs in the body.
It has been proposed for the treatment of numerous health conditions and diseases, including painful menstruation, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, premenstrual syndrome, high blood pressure during pregnancy, etc.
Many women don’t know that vitamin E is also acts as superb moisturizer and can treat vaginal dryness easily and effectively. The oil in the soft-coated vitamin E capsules can provide natural lubricant when needed.
How to Apply Vitamin E
You can apply vitamin E in three simple steps:
- #1 Examine the Capsule
First, you need to check the outer coating of the capsule to make sure there are no scratches or sharp areas, so that you don’t scratch the vaginal area when inserting. Scratches on it might be a cause irritation in your vagina.
- #2 Insert the Capsule
Make sure you have no sharp nails which might cause scratching or irritation. Slowly push the capsule into your vaginal opening while lying down or standing with one leg elevated. You don’t need to break open the capsule; thanks to the acidic pH of your body, your vagina will effectively absorb the casing, releasing the oil slowly over time.
- #3 Rub Vitamin E on the Outside of Your Vaginal Wall
You can pierce another vitamin E capsule with a pin, letting the oil to leak from the pinhole. Now, collect some of the oil on your fingers and apply it to the labial skin.
This is one of the least expensive, most natural and effective ways of treating vaginal dryness. Vitamin E can also be taken simultaneously as an oral supplement and applied to the vaginal skin in its oil-based form.