While there are no valid scientific studies on how to make your vagina taste good, it certainly doesn’t stop people from speculating.
The rumors are legion: Does garlic change the taste? What about asparagus, probably the most well-known pee odor-changer out there? Does pineapple make it sweeter?
The rumors are legion: Will eating pineapple make me sweet? Does garlic change the taste? What about asparagus?
When should you be worried about smell? If your vagina smells “fishy” or simply unpleasant, this can point to bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, or another health issue. This smell could go away after a couple of days, but you’ll want to visit your gynecologist if it doesn’t go away.
That said, there are a few basic things to keep in mind to ensure your vagina is smelling & tasting as normal as it can be.
Overall Tips for Making Your Pussy Taste Better
- Wear breathable underwear (cotton is best)
- Use laundry soap that doesn’t contain dyes or fragrances
- Shower daily – use a gentle washcloth or your fingers to scrub away dirt and grime down there (simply use water or an unscented soap)
- Eat a healthy, balanced diet
- Drink plenty of water
- Try eating some foods that people say make their vagina taste better (i.e. pineapple, cucumber, and other naturally sweet fruits or veggies)
- Use non-porous sex toys (these can harbor bacteria, even after cleaning them)
How Should a Vagina Taste?
What should a vagina smell and taste like? Maybe a bit salty, perhaps a bit sweet, but everyone has their own aroma and taste that is unique.
There’s no standard when it comes to vaginal taste. It will never naturally smell or taste like flowers or fruit.
Most vagina’s have a bit of a musky scent and taste, can be somewhat salty, and can even have a metallic taste when you’re close to beginning your cycle.
All those scents and flavors are perfectly normal if you’re healthy.
When you should be concerned is if your scent changes significantly without warning or you’re also feeling ill in combination with the scent changes.
Vaginas taste a certain way due to a variety of different factors.
- the scent of your detergent for your underwear
- the smell of soaps used down there
- the natural scent of your vagina juices
- natural sweaty scents
- your diet + other lifestyle factors
Can Food Change How Pussy Tastes?
Short answer: Yes, for some people.
Some swear that eating pineapple, citrus fruits, and even cucumber makes their juices taste sweeter. There’s no scientific proof this works, but if it works for you, why not?
Naturally sweeter fruits and veggies seem to work best, but be careful. If you over do it, you may find yourself on the receiving end of a yeast infection.
Where there’s a food that helps, there are also those that don’t.
Asparagus is notorious for changing the scent of your urine when consumed (it also changes the scent of female ejaculate) and it appears to have a similar effect on vaginal juices. Garlic is an odor offender as well.
Dairy and red meat can change your taste and scent as well, for some people.
If a certain food or spice causes your sweat to smell different, it’s likely to have the same effect on how your pussy smells and maybe even tastes.
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Making Your Pussy Smell & Taste Great
The first step to having a great smelling, delicious area would be to wash your laundry effectively (use detergent that doesn’t have fragrances or dyes as this can clash with the natural scent of your body).
Don’t douche. Just don’t do it.
Make sure to keep everything you do gentle and use minimal fragrance.
If you have time, take a bath.
Cotton underwear are the best, most breathable fabric when it comes to underwear. Lace might look sexy, but it doesn’t help with your pH balance.
Depending on your body, how you eat can influence your pH balance down there. For example, overconsumption of sugar and bread can cause imbalances for some people and even result in a yeast infection. This can also happen if you’re not getting enough of certain nutrients, vitamins, or minerals. So, do your best to eat a healthy diet!
Overall, a balanced vagina is a healthy vagina. Your body creates flora to keep it clean – as long as your pH levels aren’t out of whack, you’re good. Certain foods, illness, and even your menstrual cycle can contribute to unbalanced pH levels, which can result in smell and taste changes.
Keep Your Vagina Clean
It stands to reason, common sense says to wash your body properly in order to maintain a good scent. However, when it comes to the vagina, less is better.
While washing your body properly helps maintain a good scent, less is better when it comes to the vagina.
Don’t use heavily scented soaps or body washes to mask your scent. Unscented soap works best, and only minimally on the outside of your body (not inside your vagina). Even better, just use water.
You can use a soft cloth or just your fingers. Gently part your labia and carefully wash away sweat and discharge. That’s it.
Never insert anything into the vaginal to clean it. The vagina is self cleaning, so it doesn’t require douching or any special feminine products to make it smell or taste better.
In fact, you may get the opposite effect. When you add harsh chemicals to your vagina, you’re breaking down the mucous membrane, which in turn, causes bacteria to flourish (and not the good kind of bacteria).
Sex Toys + Vaginal Scent
If you’re a user of sex toys, it’s best to get toys made from non-porous material. Porous materials have tiny, microscopic holes bacteria can live in.
No matter how well you clean them, the bacteria stays with the toy, which can lead to unbalanced pH and infections.
Check the packaging and be positive your toys are not made from this gross material. And always clean your toys before and after each use.
Staying hydrated helps as well. When you’re dehydrated, your urine and sweat smell stronger, so it stands to reason your vagina will, too. Drink lots of water to maintain a healthy scent.
The Bottom Line
Overall, some lifestyle changes can improve your overall vaginal health and, for some people, can make your vagina taste and smell more mild.
You can make small improvements by:
- ensuring your downstairs area is always clean (without over-cleaning)
- wearing breathable underwear
- testing common foods that people think alter the taste
- eating foods that make it taste/smell better
- avoiding foods that negatively change the smell/taste
- eating healthy
- drinking plenty of water daily
- exercising regularly
Your healthy vagina will taste different from another person’s healthy vagina – there is no universal vagina taste. As long as you’re healthy, it will taste exactly as it should!
You should only worry when the taste changes suddenly, smells “fishy” or strange, or if you’re experiencing other symptoms alongside the taste change.
So, if your partner kindly mentions a significant change, you may want to get checked out. But, if they complain all the time and you don’t notice anything wrong, they probably aren’t the best match.
If something is good for your body, it’s probably good for maintaining a healthy smelling and tasting vagina. So stay hydrated, eat a balanced diet, and stay active. You’ll have the best tasting pussy you can!
On a final note, if you really want your partner to experience a fruity + sweet vagina, Mberry tablets are one way. They just dissolve the tablet in their mouth, then sour foods will taste sweet (it works with vagina taste too).