Question: Why Do Periods Stink?

How do you get rid of the smell of your period?

There are a few things you can try when you notice an unusual vaginal odor.Practice Good Hygiene.

Be sure to clean the outside of your vagina with a gentle soap.

Use Personal Deodorizers on the Outside Only.

Wear Cotton Underwear.

Use pH Balanced Products Only.

Use Tea Tree Oil.

Take an Apple Cider Vinegar Bath..

Can other people smell my period?

While we each have our own unique scent, menstrual blood itself has no odor. It’s made of blood and tissue that sheds from your uterus, and when mixed with the naturally occurring bacteria in your body, may smell a little less than fresh. Not to worry, though. It’s highly unlikely that anyone else can smell it.

Why does my blood smell so strong?

Rubbing blood over skin results in a similar metallic smell based on the same scent molecules. Blood also contains iron atoms. Says Glindemann, “That humans can ‘smell’ iron can be interpreted as a sense for the smell of blood.

Is smelling blood normal?

People with a heightened sense of smell may also pick up a metallic scent from blood on the skin, as blood contains iron and other minerals.