Study: 85% of Tampons Contain Monsanto’s ‘Cancer Causing’ Glyphosate

Tampons and GMO's.

Scientists have found glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, in cotton products like gauze, swabs, wipes, tampons and sanitary pads

Source: 85% of Tampons Contain Monsanto’s ‘Cancer Causing’ Glyphosate

Although this study was small and conducted in Venezuela, America’s cotton industry is also full of genetically modified crops, which means women should be careful of what they put in their bodies. Because vaginal walls are very porous, women risk absorbing these cancer-causing toxins into their systems when using commercially available tampons.

Fortunately, even tampons have an organic solution. Or consider a reusable style. The latter is made of plastic, which also isn’t ideal but it doesn’t leach toxins into the system the same way that Monsanto cotton would.

2016-01-07T15:02:47+00:00

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    We list alternative brand pads in Dherbs ALTERNATIVE DIET AND LIFESTYLES MANUAL. Brands off hand include Natra-Care (which I highly endorse) and Seventh Generation.

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    Q: I heard you speak about the harmful effects of pads and tampons on our African queens. Do you know of any natural pads they can use?

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    A good brand of natural pads are Natra Care available at most good health food stores. I think I mention more in my "Myth of Menstruation" article on my site.

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    Order the ALTERNATIVE DIET AND LIFESTYLES MANUAL e-book ($10) for a whole listing of suppliers of deodorants and pads.

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    Please read: â€BOILS†and â€VAGINAL ODORS AND DISCHARGEâ€.

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    Q: I had a full hysterectomy, over 47 years old, the doctor has prescribed 0.1-estrogen patch. What products do you have to replace estrogen? Do Women need estrogen? My hair is thinning and the memory is getting weak. And want to get off the patch, because I have heard it causes breast cancer. I have stop taking the patch but am experiencing hot flashes. I don't like anything foreign for the body. Help

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