Best answer: Can I boil Diva Cup?

While boiling the DivaCup can help with discoloration and give your cup a more thorough clean, it is not a required cleaning step. Note: the DivaCup will naturally discolor over time, but this will not impair its functionality. Boiling the cup is really a personal choice.

Will my Diva Cup melt if I boil it?

The ideal recommended time to boil a menstrual cup is 5-7 minutes. If you boil too long, it is possible that the silicone material softens and thins over a long time. Leaving the cup unattended while boiling can melt it away.

What if I can’t boil my diva cup?

If you would rather not boil, you can place the cup in a “steam bag” (often sold for use of sanitizing breast pump parts), use Milton tablets and soaking, or buying a specific menstrual cup container for steaming cups in the microwave (Yuuki Cup makes one).

Can I boil menstrual cup in kettle?

Between Periods

You can rinse your cup, submerge in water and boil for a few minutes. You can also put your cup into a mug filled with boiling hot water (from the kettle) and let it sit covered for a few minutes.

How often should you boil your DivaCup?

We advise boiling your cup for 20 minutes between each menstrual cycle to keep it fresh and clean, but if you forgot or didn’t have time to boil it, you can sanitize the cup with our handy Cup Wipes, or wipe it down with rubbing alcohol.

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How often should I sterilize my menstrual cup?

Each time you empty your menstrual cup you should give it a rinse with warm water and potentially a cup-safe soap. However, between periods you should sterilise your cup thoroughly, as well as before you use it for the first time.

Why does my DivaCup smell so bad?

Typically, menstrual flow only begins to develop an odor when it is exposed to air, which means that you shouldn’t experience the same odor that is present with tampons and pads. However, an odor could develop if you wear the DivaCup longer than the recommended 12 hours without removing and cleaning.

How long should I boil my OrganiCup?

Once your period has finished, you have to boil your OrganiCup in water for 3-5 minutes. Again, please make sure to keep an eye on it so it doesn’t accidentally burn. If you are not able to boil your OrganiCup, you can sanitise it using an OrganiWipe. After your OrganiCup has dried, store it in the organic cotton bag.

Can you steam a menstrual cup?

Steaming your cup

Steaming is a relatively new option for menstrual cups. While it has been used for quite some time now to sterilize other silicone products, steaming is new to the menstrual cup world! Steaming is a hassle-free way to remove 99.9% of germs from your menstrual cup.