The Peristeam Hydrotherapist Institute is collecting testimonials of people who use vaginal steam to assess whether or not they find the practice beneficial. Participants are asked to rate their health concerns prior to and after vaginal steaming to compare if there is a decline in negative symptoms. Please scroll to read the entries. 


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Vaginal Steam World Map

The following map was compiled by the Peristeam Hydrotherapy Institute. It shows places where record of vaginal steaming has been confirmed. If a place is not on this map it does not mean that vaginal steaming is not practiced in that location.
Click on each place marker for more information about the practice of steaming in each locality.




Additional Research

Postpartum vaginal steam study

Steaming and alternative therapies for genital infections

Case study for endometriosis

Traditional uses of vapour therapy in Manipur, North East India





Source: Garza, K. (n.d.). Steamy Chick: Vaginal Steam Certification, Courses, Herbs, Saunas. Retrieved from