Vaginal Care & VWash Faq

Intimate Hygiene

What is Intimate hygiene?

As you take care of your body, face and hair, similarly following a proper hygiene regime and taking care of the most delicate part of your body i.e. Vagina is known as Intimate Hygiene or Vaginal Hygiene.

What is Vaginal Flora?

Vaginal Flora is the bacteria that live inside the vagina. The normal vaginal flora is dominated by lactobacillus bacteria, which help to keep the vagina healthy by producing lactic acid that inhibits the growth of other harmful bacteria.

Why do I need a special hygiene product for taking care of my vagina?

A woman's vagina is the most sensitive part of her body. The vagina contains more bacteria than anywhere else in a woman's body but these are good bacteria called lactobacilli, which help to maintain an ideal pH balance of 3.5 to 4.5. If the balance of the bacteria is disturbed, this can lead to infection and inflammation.

Not maintaining proper intimate hygiene or using alkaline products like regular soap (pH > 8) and water (pH of 7) can disrupt this balance. Hence, you need a special product like VWash Plus which has Lactic acid to maintain the healthy pH balance of the vagina. VWash Plus takes care of your intimate needs, restores pH balance & helps you live a healthier lifestyle.

Why is it necessary to maintain an ideal pH balance for my intimate area?

The vagina has a natural protective layer which is acidic in nature, to help prevent infection. This layer is maintained when good bacteria called lactobacilli produce Lactic acid. This acid maintains the acidic environment of Vagina (pH of 3.5 to 4.5). The acidic environment promotes growth of Lactobacilli, inhibiting the presence of harmful bacteria. Any change in this acidic environment reduces the good bacteria and chances of bad bacteria buildup and prevents the risk of any infection.

About VWash Plus

What is pH & pH balance?

Potential of hydrogen or pH, is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of any substance. Our body parts have pH values that vary from one another. Any imbalance in the pH levels can cause problems. Lactobacilli is a bacteria present in the vagina that helps maintain the ideal pH balance of 3.5 to 4.5. VWash infused with Lactic acid, tea tree oil and sea buckthorn oil maintains the pH balance & prevents any infection or inflammation. Our body continuously strives to balance the pH. When this balance is compromised many problems can occur.

What are the symptoms when your pH changes?

The most common symptom is itching. When the intimate environment becomes irritated you want to naturally scratch which can lead to infection. Once you upset the vaginal pH?balance the skin naturally becomes sensitive and you are open to bacterial infections which will need to be treated by a doctor. Hence, it is of paramount importance that you take utmost care to maintain the vaginal pH balance (at an ideal range of 3.5 to 4.5).

How is VWash Plus different from my regular soap?

Most soaps are alkaline in nature and have a pH value of 7.5 to 8.5. Using such alkaline products result in disturbing the delicate vaginal pH balance. VWash Plus is a carefully designed product with Lactic acid formulation which will maintain the pH balance of Vagina (pH of 3.5 to 4.5), thus preventing from any risks of vaginal itchiness, dryness or infection.

How important is Lactic Acid in relation to vaginal care?

Lactic Acid is produced naturally in the vagina. It helps maintain the acidic environment of vaginal flora in which the bacteria Lactobacilli thrives. This in turn controls the pH balance (3.5 to 4.5) thus, keeping any vaginal irritations, itching, infections & soreness at bay.

VWash provides nutrients to the vaginal flora so as to maintain the pH balance & prevents any unpleasant infections that can cause discomfort.

General Queries

Who all can use VWash plus?

Any woman under the age group of 15-55 can use VWash Plus. It can be used all seven days or as per your need and hygiene levels. It is advisable to cleanse every time after urination as urine is alkaline in nature and its residual can change the pH balance.

Where is VWash Plus available?

VWash Plus is easily available at any chemists and medical shops. You don't require a doctor's prescription to purchase VWash Plus.

At which times should I use VWash Plus?

VWash Plus is a daily use intimate wash product. Along with using it during bathing daily, it should be used everytime when there is any chance of vaginal pH imbalance. Like every time after urination, after unprotected sex, during periods and even during pregnancy.

Do I need a doctor's prescription?

No, one does not require a doctor's prescription to purchase VWash Plus. It's a daily use intimate wash product.