OrganiCup Menstrual Cup
If a women menstruates from 13 years old to 50 years old, she’ll have approximately 400 cycles over 37 years and will use roughly 10,500 tampons or pads; all of which end up in landfill. The OrganiCup reusable menstrual cup provides you with an eco-friendly and economical alternative which is safe, easy to use and reliable.
Popularity in the menstrual cup has been growing considerably over recent years. A study conducted on menstrual cup users showed that 91% of participants said they would continue to use a menstrual cup after using it for 3 cycles and said they would recommend it to others.
Why have we selected this product?
- Made from 100% medical grade silicon (derived from natural sand or ‘silica’ which is a resource in abundance)
- Latex-, BPA-, and dye-free
- 100% vegan friendly
- Cruelty free (no animal testing)
- Economical – lasts years, not hours
- Easy to use
- Available in 3 sizes (see below for more information)
- Offers superior leak-free protection to tampons
- No more unpleasant smells or wet strings that tampons and pads can cause
- Holds up to 3 tampons worth
- Wear all day and all night (up to 12 hours at a time)
Product Stats:Material: 100% medical grade silicon
Dimensions / weight: Size Mini / Size A / Size B
Diameter: 37 mm / 40 mm / 45 mm
Total Height: 58 mm / 65 mm / 70 mm
Capacity: 17 ml / 25 ml / 30 ml
A message from the manufacturer:How do I use a menstrual cup? Every beginning can be difficult – including trying a menstrual cup for the first time. However we can assure you, there’s nothing to fear.
Here are five simple steps on how to use a menstrual cup:
- Sterilize the cup
- Fold and insert the folded cup
- Check if the cup is unfolded
- Remove the menstrual cup
Give the base of the cup a pinch to release the suction and ease it out. Avoid removing your menstrual cup by pulling the stem as this might cause discomfort.
- Empty and re-insert.
Which size menstrual cup is right for you? We’re all built differently – luckily – and that’s why we offer three sizes OrganiCup.
We have chosen to distinguish between the two in the following way:
Mini – recommended for teens or those who need a smaller size
Size A – recommended for those who have not given birth vaginally
Size B – recommended for those who have given birth vaginally
Some find this overly generalized; some even find it offensive.
That’s completely understandable, but as the vagina is 100% unique to the individual, it will never be a ‘one size fits all’ product.
You might not notice a difference after having given birth vaginally, but things have changed and your vagina will probably not return completely to its pre-birth shape and that is completely fine!
Therefore, we have chosen pre- and post vaginal birth as the primary factor when guiding our customers.
We wish to keep it easy for our customers to choose and our research shows it is a physiological factor one needs to consider and that vaginal birth is actually the most decisive factor when you’re choosing cup size.
Factors to consider when choosing the right cup size
With that said, it doesn’t mean that one who has given birth vaginally can’t use a Size A and that a young user, who hasn’t given birth vaginally, with a heavier flow can’t use a Size B. We do offer a size guarantee, if the size against expectation should be wrong.
In fact, most people can use either size OrganiCup and our guideline is not bullet proof so there are a couple of other factors, you might want to consider when you’re choosing the menstrual cup size for you.
Regular or heavy flow
The OrganiCup can be used for up to 12 hours at the time – also during night – depending on your flow.
We recommend that you empty your menstrual cup more frequently in the beginning while you’re getting to know the cup and your flow.
If you have a light or regular flow, we recommend the Size A or Size Mini for teens or those who need a smaller size.
However, if you have a heavier flow you might want to consider going with the Size B, which has a bigger capacity.
Some OrganiCup users like to have both cup sizes, as their flow is heavier in the beginning of their menstrual cycle and therefore prefer the Size B and then switch to the Size A in the end of their cycle where their flow is lighter.
First time cup users
We recommend the Size Mini or Size A for teens and young cup users. You can actually start using a menstrual cup as soon as you get your period.
Although, there is no age limit; it does however require that you are comfortable with your body and period.
For the mums, we generally recommend going with a Size B as per the above, however, have you delivered your child/children by C-section, we recommend going with an OrganiCup Size A.