Our products are formulated with an eye towards purposeful simplicity and functionality. We understand that the vagina has safeguards of its own, so we’ve made products that work with your body to resolve imbalance without disrupting good bacteria or affecting pheromones.
All Momotaro products are made with Certified Organic ingredients with proven clinical efficacy — never chemicals or synthetics.
Shea Butter: Shea butter has been used for centuries to hydrate skin which has been exposed to extreme elements. Shea butter is naturally rich in Vitamins A and E as well as essential fatty acids and other vitamins and minerals. It's naturally anti-inflammatory and has anti-cancer elements as well. We use an all Organic Refined Shea Butter, a process that removes some of the oil's smell while retaining naturally beneficial properties. Learn more here.
Coconut Oil: Rich in fatty acids, Coconut Oil has been found to kill harmful bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogens, in particular, Candida Albicans. We've selected the highest grade Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil for our products. It's natural anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and antiviral properties make it a perfect base for our salve. Learn more about Coconut Oil's effect on Candida and Gardnerella here.
Jojoba Oil: With its high natural content of Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil is extremely nourishing to the skin. Learn more here.Bees Wax: Rich in carotene and Vitamin A, our high quality bees wax helps to moisturize while slowing the dispersal of other active ingredients. Learn more about Bees Wax as an important ingredient in natural cosmetics here.
Goldenseal Root: In-vitro studies have shown that the active constituents of goldenseal - in particular Berberine - have antimicrobial activity. Goldenseal is traditionally used in maintaining a healthy mucus membrane. It should be noted, however, that these uses are purely traditional and have not been verified by clinical human data. Anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, soothing. Learn more here.
Oregon Grape:The active constituents in Oregon Grape - Ber berine - have shown substantial in vitro antimicrobial and anti-fungal activity. Known as Yerba de la Sangre, meaning herb of the blood. Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-cancer, immunity boost. Learn more here.
Tea Tree: An essential oil with anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Learn more about clinical findings here.
Orange Oil: An essential oil (and aphrodisiac) that is both anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory.
Cedar Wood: A soothing anti-bacterial and emmenagogue that stimulates blood-flow and acts as an aphrodisiac.
Echinacea: A powerful herb that is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and an immunity booster.
Rose Water: An antioxidant rich antiseptic known for its anti-inflammatory properties.Rosemary: This slightly acidic water based solution penetrates and protects the middle layer of the skin.
Lavender: Known as one of the most popular and versatile essential oils used in aromatherapy, lavender is purported to have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties and is believed to help treat fungal infections and soothe menstrual cramps.
Momotaro Apotheca prioritizes quality, safety, and sustainability as pillars of our business. And with a focus on finding the highest quality materials, we exclusively use certified organic ingredients. Our supplier partners are Oregon Tilth Certified Organic, which is fully accredited with the USDA National Organic Program. We never test on animals. To learn more about our suppliers, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.