Our Science is Sexy

Good Clean Love’s line of organic personal lubricant has been named one of the safest products of its class in independent scientific research, including a recent study funded and endorsed by the mothership of medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Preventing Sexual Infections

Beginning in 2008, the National Institute of Health funded a $50 million scientific research study to better  understand and prevent and reduce the transmission infection of STD’s and HIV between sexual partners. To achieve this goal, researchers from leading universities around the country set out to create a safe buffer gel and began studying the most popular personal lubricant gels on the market to see if they could be adapted to provide more protection. Good Clean Love’s organic personal lube was included in the study among several of the most widely used products on the market.

Although the researchers did not achieve their aim in developing a safe buffer gel to prevent disease transmission, they did learn a lot about existing personal lubricant gels on the market and their impact on disease transmission. Their findings highlighted the importance of osmolality in the safety of personal lubricants.

Good Clean Love’s organic personal lube was discovered to be the only products that was Iso-osmotic and the identical in cellular weight and salt balance to natural female secretions. By contrast, the conventional lubricants made with heavily concentrated petrochemical ingredients are hyperosmolar, creating a toxic environment in the vaginal ecosystem, destroying the protective top layer of cells in the vagina.

Most alarming in their findings, was the correlation between a single use of these heavily concentrated petrochemical lubricant products increased the risk of bacterial vaginosis (BV) by up to 13 times.

BV is at once the most common and least diagnosed genital infection impacting two in five women. Women with undiagnosed BV are 60% more susceptible to STD’s and HIV and 3x more likely to transmit these diseases.

Research-Based Intimacy Products

Learning about these research findings inspired us to dig deeper and better understand the growing field of biomimetics. Working with Dr. Richard Cone, one of the lead researchers in the study, we developed our patented Bio-Match™ technology to help women maintain a healthy vaginal ecosystem.

We will continue to offer the most scientifically advanced feminine hygiene and organic personal lube formulations for sexual health available anywhere.

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