Sanitary pads and linings that have a plant-organic coating with corn, bamboo, wood, banana, hemp or absorbent cellulose cores and therefore do not contain biodegradable pads made of plastic, chlorine, latex, viscose, chemical additives or dye. This makes them fully compostable and reduces the build-up of plastic waste.
It is the most common menstrual product that threatens the health of consumers because it comes in direct contact with the skin, causes allergies or rashes, and creates an environment that supports various infections.
Recently, reusable cotton cloth pads are organic, biodegradable, and compostable, and have gained popularity despite the deterrence of higher prices.
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Advantages of biodegradable hygiene pads:
Organic sanitary napkins can benefit you in many ways by contributing directly to the management of menstrual hygiene and indirectly affecting society as a whole.
1. Basic Cleanliness: The biodegradable organic cushion has an efficient absorbent cellulose core which is better at preventing dryness. The sensitive skin around the genitals does not react so the user will not experience a rash because the material does not contain harmful chemicals.
2. Sterile: Organic substrates are sterile. Frequent changes are an important part of menstrual hygiene. Otherwise, women who are menstruating are at risk for serious bacterial and fungal infections.
3. No plastics: When you choose organic, biodegradable sanitary napkins, you are choosing products that do not contain plastic. It is gentle on the skin and avoids the health risks posed by the wide use of these ingredients.