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25 Shocking Facts About Yoni Pearls You Never Knew


When it comes to yoni pearls, there are a lot of questions and not a lot of answers. Here, we aim to change that. We’ve compiled a list of 25 important questions about yoni pearls, and we’ve got answers for all of them.

Can You Use Yoni Pearls During Your Period?

Although there is no proof to show that putting in yoni pearls during your period may cause bad reactions. It is generally not advisable to do so.  

The blood that comes out during your period is the uterus shedding its excess skin. This clotted and thick blood mixing with the ingredients of yoni pearls is not advisable

Can You Get Pregnant With Yoni Pearls?

There is no known correlation between conceiving and yoni pearls. If for any reason, you are having issues conceiving, then you and your partner should go and see a doctor for consultations.

Do Yoni Pearls Treat Infertility?

No, they do not. Primary infertility is when a couple has been having unprotected sex for over a year with the aim of conceiving but they are yet to.

To treat infertility, you have to know the cause of infertility. You can only know these causes by performing tests. Once, you know the causes, you can then proceed to treat. Although there may be some herbal treatments for infertility, inserting yoni pearls is definitely not one of them.

Can Yoni Pearls Treat Fibroids?

No, they cannot. Fibroids are tumors that grow in different locations in the uterus. Some fibroids are found in the muscular layer, others in the submucosal area. Some of them have stalks. For yoni pearls to infiltrate the uterus, and detach a fibroid from the uterus. Is a complete impossibility.

How Many Yoni Pearls Can I Insert At One Time?

The recommended number is one pearl to leave in for 72hrs, and then remove, insert another and leave 48hrs. Directions vary.

Can They Help With Weight Loss?

No, inserting yoni pearls into your vagina and losing weight have no connection whatsoever.

Can Yoni Pearls Give Me A Flat Tummy?

No, they cannot. I don’t even know why they would even be advertised to help people in achieving their flat tummy goals.

Can They Be Used With An IUD (intrauterine device)

Yoni pearls can be inserted whilst using an IUD. It is very unlikely that the insertion of yoni pearls could dislodge the IUD or affect its efficacy.

Can They Cause A Miscarriage?

There is no proof that shows that yoni pearls can cause a miscarriage. However, a secondary infection caused by their insertion could cause a miscarriage (in theory).

Can I Use Yoni Pearls While Breastfeeding?

This is not advisable. There is no evidence showing that breastfeeding while yoni pearls are inserted can have an adverse effect. But consider that what your body absorbs can end up being passed to your baby via breast milk.

Do Yoni Pearls Cause Bleeding After Sex?

There is no evidence to show that they cause bleeding after sex. But they can lead to infection, which in turn can be the cause of post-coital bleeding.

Can They Treat Endometriosis?

Endometriosis happens when uterine tissue grows outside its normal site. Yoni pearls cannot affect the growth of the tissue in any way.

 However, some of the ingredients can have a soothing effect, especially when easing pain accompanied by endometriosis. If you have suspicions that you have endometriosis, please contact your doctor.

Can They Treat Irregular Periods?

Irregular periods normally have to do with hormonal imbalance. Treatment sometimes includes watch and wait, hormonal therapy, OCP, etc. Yoni pearls are not on that list.

Can They Treat Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

PID is an infection of the female reproductive system. It may include the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Yoni pearls are more likely to cause PID than treat them.

Can They Cause Vaginal Dryness?

The dried alum and borax that are part of the ingredients can cause vaginal dryness. Then the same vendors turn around and sell you vaginal lubricants.

Can They Cause Vaginal Irritations?

Yes, they can. Sometimes people have allergic reactions to some of the ingredients used in the preparations. Some symptoms include

  • Vaginal itching
  • Swelling
  • Reddening
  • Rashes and discharge
  • Copious discharge

Can They Treat Sexually Transmitted Disease (STI)

No, they cannot. Please, if you have any signs of having an STI especially after having unprotected sex, visit your doctor.

Can They Treat Bad Vaginal Odor?

Chances are if your vagina has a pungent, fishy smell, then you most likely have an infection. Inserting yoni pearls will only complicate matters. Some people claim that their vaginas smell like roses after the use of yoni pearls. While this may be true, your vagina IS NOT SUPPOSED TO SMELL LIKE A ROSE BED.

Can They Block Your Fallopian Tubes?

Although there is no proof to support this, some doctors suggest that continuous use can cause some herbs to react with secretion which may in turn calcify and may lodge in the fallopian tube.

Can They Treat Yeast Infections?

No, they cannot. Consult your doctor, if you notice any signs of a yeast infection.

Can They Tighten Your Vagina?

The dried alum can cause vaginal dryness. This can be mistaken as tightening the vagina while in fact, the vagina is been calcified.

Why Do I Purge After Inserting Yoni Pearls?

This might be because you are probably reacting to one or more of the ingredients.

Can They Increase Libido and Vaginal Lubrication?

No, they cannot increase libido or stimulate the genital organs. They cause dryness and this is not associated with sexual pleasure.

How Do I Know If The Yoni Pearls Are Working?

Well, normally after the first 72 hrs, you should start seeing some discharge. The discharge can be much or little, it can be white or yellowish or blood-tinged.

DIY Yoni Pearls

I searched for a recipe online that would not involve borax or dried alum, and would also include readily available or easy-to-get ingredients. As I list the ingredients, I will also leave a link to her YouTube channel. You can watch it HERE

NB. I am vehemently against the use of yoni pearls. This recipe is strictly for educational purposes.

  • A pinch of Rosemary
  • Dried Rose buds can be added too
  • 1/2 tsp of coconut oil
  • 1 tsp of Hibiscus flower
  • 1/2 tsp of Golden Seal root
  • 1 tsp of Angelica root
  • 1/2 tsp of Bentonite clay powder
  • A few drops of Helichrysum Italicum (Replace with Hemp oil)
  • A few drops of Calendula officinalis (While flower)
  • A few drops of Bloodroot (Whole Rhizome)

 Mix all ingredients together using only glass or plastic no metal because of the Bentonite clay. Wrap in gauze and insert inside the vagina for 72 hrs.


Yoni pearls are a controversial topic. While orthodox doctors’ advise against its uses. Holistic and naturopathic healers swear by its efficacy. At the end of it all, it all boils down to individual opinions. A lot of women in Nigeria who have used swear by it while others have had less than savory experiences.

Have you used yoni pearls before? Let us know your experience in the comment section.

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