What if I do not have access to a source of running water nearby?

No need to worry! You can use any drinkable water to clean your menstrual cup with Emanui. Just fill up Emanui with water before you leave home.

Can I store my menstrual cup in Emanui in between cycles?

Between each menstrual cycle, you can safely store your menstrual cup within Emanui after making sure it is fully dry inside. Just pop the cap to let it breath!

How do I clean my menstrual cup for the first time?

Before the first cleaning, make sure that all parts are assembled correctly. Before using in real condition sterilise Emanui to ensure that no dust remains inside. When trying out Emanui for the first time, we recommend using it at home in order to get accustomed to the new experience in a comfortable environment.

How can I clean & sterilise if I do not have access to drinkable water?

Fill up Emanui at home before you go outside or use drinkable water from a bottle.

How do I sterilise my menstrual cup with Emanui for the first time?

If you have a micro-wave, follow the sterilisation storyboard. If not, put Emanui fully dismantled in a boiling water for 5 minutes. Amount of the water should be high enough to avoid that Emanui touches the side or bottom of the pot.

Why microwave oven?

You can sterilise Emanui in the microwave oven because it is the most sustainable way to do it. It consumes the smallest amount of energy compared to the oven.

What if I don't have a microwave oven to sterilise my menstrual cup?

No worries! If you don't have a microwave oven you can sterilise Emanui and your menstrual cup in the traditional way, meaning in a boiling pot.

Things you should not do with Emanui!

Do not use for drinking purpose! Do not put Emanui in an oven to sterilise your cup! Do not use to store liquids! Do not leave Emanui next to flames or an intense source of heat!

How should I store Emanui between each menstrual cycle?

Before storing Emanui away please make sure that Emanui is dry (inside and outside). Emanui should preferably have the small orange cap open and lid unscrewed to avoid the development of moisture and bacteria.

How can I clean Emanui?

It is really easy to clean. Emanui can be fully disassembled so you can clean each part separately. Use hot water to thoroughly clean the inside of the silicone body. You can also add a bit of soap. You can repeat the operation for the clamping ring and the lid to remove bacteria. Do not forget to rinse all residues and soap.

Bubbles appearing during cleaning menstrual cup with Emanui?

No need to worry! It is caused by the cleaning movements (squeezing & shaking).

Is water enough to clean my cup with Emanui?

Yes! We follow the recommendations of menstrual cup brand providers, which advise to use only water as residue of soap can cause irritations.