No Chemicals Try these natural lubricants for the best sex of your life

Coconut oil has anti-fungal properties that are helpful in avoiding yeast infections.

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  • Egg whites

Sticking any kind of animal product in my body is less than desired. Then my hypochondriac side chimed in, singing tales of salmonella and subsequent death. If the former bothers you, I can't really do much to comfort you. It's your body, and if this sounds gross and unethical to you, don't do it.

As for the latter, however, you will probably not get salmonella if you're buying a pasteurized egg white mix, according to

However, the medical community is very hesitant to recommend it. "Salmonella, need I say more?" says Levine. According to obstetrical nurse Maureen Stephens, however, applying egg whites to the vagina (specifically for fertility purposes) "is safe and comes with no side effects."

Additionally, many women in homeopathic circles believe in the stuff and use it not only for lube but also for conceiving, since apparently, it's good for making sure the sperm is going where it needs to go. It can be a mess to apply (as lube at the best of times) so opting for a dropper of some sort or simply embracing the messiness will be your best options. Egg whites are best served at room temperature in a bowl or vessel of your choice.

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  • Natural oil

According to sex therapist Brier Jirka, some vegetable and mineral oils like avocado, coconut, and olive oil can be used as a personal lubricant. They can be great for clitoral stimulation and vulvar massage, or some quality alone time, but keep them far away from your condoms (it could make them break).

Natural oils are great, not only because rubbing oil over your body feels so damn good, but because it lasts way longer than water-based lubricants. "If it's organic, then it's good," Levine says, "So as latex is not a factor."

Coconut oil especially intrigues me. As we all know, it's a wonder product that can be used for a multitude of purposes, including dietary and beauty ones. According to Levine, it's also "been used for a long time particularly for stretching the perineal massage in preparation for childbirth."

But it also makes a great lube. Make sure it's virgin and unrefined with no added sugars. It can take a little while to melt at first (since the stuff comes out thick), but it will get slippery as things heat up (temperature-wise and sexually speaking). Bonus: Coconut oil has anti-fungal properties that are helpful in avoiding yeast infections.

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When I asked for Levine's personal opinion on natural lubes, she recommends organic ones like Yes water-based lube. Basically, anything that is organic or natural is preferable. "If you're having a lot of solo or partnered sex, something more pure/healthy is a better choice," she adds. When all else fails, good old saliva will do the trick, as long as "you and your partner are not at risk for STDs that are spread through saliva like Hepatitis."

To all my fellow chemical-fearers and experimenters: Get ready to re-vamp your lube routine.

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