Mooncup is a medical silicone menstrual cup, which works a bit like a tampon. But it collects (rather than absorbs) menstrual fluid, so has less chance of toxic shock syndrome. Designed to last years, just rinse out after use, and sterilise in boiling water for 5 minutes, at the end of each cycle. The cup is sold in 2 sizes (depending on age and childbirth history) and packed in an attractive organic cotton bag. Full info on site.
Read Your Moontime Magic to learn how not to become enslaved to the big corporate plastic industry. Includes affirmations and aromatherapy tips (keep essential oils away from pets, especially if cats sleep on your bed).
Don’t support companies that donate plastic feminine care to Africa, as they don’t have means to dispose of them. Instead give to Afripads, a social enterprise that makes biodegradable pads, providing jobs for local men and women.
About the Maker
Mooncup was founded by two women in 2002, who met whilst cycling in Australia. The company now sells these quality menstrual cups to women all over the world.