Q: Why is Luvena Actibiotic® Vaginal Moisturizer and Lubricant unique?
A: Most leading vaginal moisturizers contain parabens and glycerin. Luvena Actibiotic® Vaginal Moisturizer and Lubricant is the first paraben and glycerin-free product which utilizes enzymes naturally found in the vagina. Like your stomach and mouth, your vagina is complex containing a multitude of microorganisms. This well balanced flora can be disturbed by many products including preservatives.
Q: What causes vaginal dryness?
A: Dryness may be caused by many reasons including hormonal changes, over 400 Rx and OTC Drugs(including antihistamines and antidepressants), stress, heat, breast feeding, compromised immune systems, soaps, douches and many other things.
Q: Why is pH important?
A: pH is important because it keeps the flora in the vagina in a balanced state. When the pH is disrupted, opportunistic microorganisms may cause irritation, infection, itching and odor. For example, a high pH can lead to a yeast infection.
Q: What are parabens?
A: Methylparaben and Ethylparabens are preservatives(antibacterial agents) that may disrupt the flora of the vagina. Also, the long term effects of parabens are in question. Luvena Actibiotic® Vaginal Moisturizer and Lubricant is paraben free and contains enzymes naturally found in a healthy vagina.
Q: Why is glycerin free important?
A: Glycerin is in a family known as sugar alcohols and is slippery to the touch and sweet to the taste. Using Glycerin based products may lead to an increase in harmful yeast in the vagina, because Glycerin can be a food source for these single celled organisms.
Q: What are Lactoperoxidase, Lysozyme and Lactoferrin?
A: These are natural enzymes and proteins that naturally occur in the body and make up the Luvena Actibiotic® preservative system.
Q: How often should I use Luvena Actibiotic® Vaginal Moisturizer and Lubricant?
A: Every woman is different. On average once every three days, but it is safe enough to use on a daily basis especially during times of discomfort.
Q: Whenever I take an antibiotic I end up with a vaginal infection?
A: The antibiotic is disrupting the natural flora in your vagina allowing the growth opportunistic microorganisms. Antibiotics kill both good and bad bacteria in your vagina.
Q: Why do you consider yourself experts in the dryness category?
A: Laclede created biotene the number one selling product for dry mouth in the world. Dryness is often systemic meaning if you have a dry mouth you often have dry eyes and if you are a woman a dry vagina. The same natural protective system found in the mouth is also found in the vagina.
Q: Where can I buy Luvena Actibiotic®
A: Go to Where to Buy.