Pertrified Wood Bengkung Belly Bind
Bengkung Belly Binding: a nourishing restorative practice for postpartum and menstruation support..
The Bengkung Binding is a beautiful traditional practice of self care; originating from Malaysia. It’s a postpartum practice which supports healing for diastasis recti, the core, and pelvic floor, by ceremoniously wrapping the body with a length of cloth in a specific manner. This postpartum binding method can support the rehabilitation to the muscles, ligaments, and bone structures that are naturally stretched, weakened, and displaced during pregnancy.
Often the individual who binds describes it as feeling like the most comforting and supportive hug.
Binds are approximately 9 inches wide by 17 yards long.
I offer two styles to meet your needs:
1. The first with a slight natural fray; ((natural fray edge binds require hand washing.))
2. A stronger more traditional bind, with a smooth contoured, professionally-rolled, sewn serged edge. This allows the ease of machine washing your bind on gentle cycle, cool water. ($15 )
*****I recommend line drying all binds.*****
My eco dye methods and colorways are inspired by earth gemstones. Each gem is renown for emanating specific properties.
Gemstones can also have different cultural meanings. We encourage you to research the gemstone we were inspired by in creating this Bengkung bind. The provided gemstone meaning is a starting point for you to begin learning the profound properties this bind can manifest.
**Petrified Wood: creates sustainable transformation for a strong body, steady growth, patience, and inner peace.
( Our Cedar Hydrosol is the perfect aromatherapy companion for this bind)
Create your own Restorative & Nourishing Postpartum by using our binds to honor yourself and initiate your self care routine. Deepen your healing by mindfully using the gemstones properties that match your intentions to manifest personal wellness.
PLEASE NOTE ON THE ART OF HAND DYING: I work very hard to correctly present the colorway but monitors can vary. The beauty of eco ice dying is each bind is unique. The colors and pattern may vary slightly. The pictures are intended as a guide only.
I am honored to be of assistance to you in this innate and profoundly moving time.
I provide many free binding tutorials on professional doula instagram page @the_barefoot_momma or via her Academy of Holistic Cycles website for birth worker trainings.
Disclaimer: our provided information is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information on this page has been compiled from published sources of traditional use of botanicals and is provided only as a guide. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. HerbandGem accepts no responsibility for incorrect use of information or products. Always consult your health care professional prior to use.