In this episode of The Feminologist, Dr. Ginger Nash & Dr. Tara Nayak talk about the magic of menstrual blood.
- Our monthly menstrual cycle is a natural monthly detox each month.
- Hormonal contraceptives cause “fake bleeds” not a period
- How menstrual blood is different than the other blood in our bodies
- Period blood is a mineral-rich substance and can be used as fertilizer
- Cultural differences around menstruating women
- Dr. Nayak shares her experience with a menstrual retreat in India at an ancestral family home
- Menstrual product options–what works, what doesn’t and how they could improve in the future
- The politics of periods