15 Natural Ways African Ladies Flush Out Sperm After Sex (Updated)

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Since the beginning of time, humans have engaged in sexual activity for other purposes other than reproducing. When things go awry and the woman becomes pregnant that’s when things turn sour. It’s worst when the couple in question are not married.

15 Ways Ladies Flush out Sperm After Sex: Natural, Modern and Ancient Ways

That’s why most African ladies would go to any extent to prevent pregnancy.

Conventional methods are safe but expensive, also due to the fact that most ladies fear chastisement when buying conventional contraceptives over the counter they tend to go for unconventional ways of flushing out sperms out of their system at least that way their secret is safe with them.

Below are 15 Ways African Ladies Flush out Sperm After Sex: Natural, Modern and Ancient Ways.

1. Lime

How Ladies use lime Flush out Sperm After Sex

Some African Women use lime as a form of Contraceptive by rinsing the insides of their private with the juices extracted from lemon before intercourse. While some choose to do it immediately after intercourse.

Some women also take the juice orally after sex to prevent pregnancy while some do both to be safe.

Scientific study
According to a study published in 2016 by Agriculture and Natural Resources, when lemon juice was mixed with semen, sperm were immediately paralyzed and became permanently deformed. These findings suggest that lemon juice could be used as a component of a natural form of birth control in the future.

2. Ampiclox

How Ladies use ampiclox Flush out Sperm After Sex

Beecham ampiclox is an unconventional and unproven Emergency Contraceptives Most Nigerian girls use. It is believed that when taken immediately after sex the drug kills the sperm cells in the body. Whether it works for pregnancy prevention, or doesn’t no one knows for sure as there has been no study whatsoever to prove the fact.

3. Vagina Douching

15 Ways Ladies Flush out Sperm After Sex

Vagina Douching is a practice of washing the insides of the vaginal with liquids/solutions. Some do it with detergent, others do it with coke, lemon juice, Alum, vinegar and antiseptic among others to prevent pregnancy.

The mixtures are poured in a bottle or bag and then squirted upward through a tube or nozzle into the vagina.

Aside from douching to prevent a pregnancy after dome girls also douche to get rid of unpleasant odors, wash away menstrual blood after their period.

Experts have warned against douching though apparently, the risks of douching far outweigh the benefits.

4. Alabukun

Natural, Modern and Ancient Ways ladies use to flush ot sperm

Apart from using it as a pain reliever, ladies also believe Alabukun, an antimalarial drug flushes out sperm from their system. Ergo the reason why it is commonly used as an emergency contraceptive especially among Nigerian teenage ladies.

No published studies appear to have been done on the effectiveness of Alabukun in preventing pregnancy.

5. Salt and Hot Water

Salt and hot water as an unconventional Contraceptive

Some ladies believe salt possesses certain properties that makes it able to kill sperm cells inside their vaginas. Because of this belief, some ladies use salt and hot water solution to wash their privates after intercourse immediately after sex. Some also do so by douching.

No published studies appear to have been done on the effectiveness of salt and hot water preparations in preventing pregnancy.

6. Lime and Potash (alum)

Lim and potash has also been used by ladies to flush out sperm

Many Nigerian ladies also rely on lime and potash when it comes to preventing unplanned pregnancies.

7. Alum

Ladies use Alum to Flush out Sperm After Sex

Alum is also another unconventional method used for vagina wash to flush out sperm. Some women clean the insides of their private with little wools that have already been soaked in an alum solution into their vagina, some also douch with it. Basically, People believe that the highly alkaline nature of alum water kills sperm.

Some also believe that Douching the vagina with alum water before sex helps to alter the normal acidity level in the vagina and womb so that sperm encountered an unfavourable environment.

7. Hot 7up and Salt

15 Ways Ladies Flush out Sperm After Sex

Ladies also make use of Hot 7up and salt as an unconventional Contraceptive. They believe it helps flushes out sperm from their system. Ergo the reason why it is commonly used as an emergency contraceptive especially among Nigerian teenage ladies.

No published studies appear to have been done on the effectiveness of salt and hot water preparations in preventing pregnancy.

9. Lime and Alabukun

Lime and Alabukun as a Contraceptive

Many Nigerian ladies also rely on lime and potash to be effective in preventing unplanned pregnancies.

10. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is also used by ladies to flush out sperm after sex

Some women also make use of aloe vera as a form of unconventional Contraceptive. They do this by eating the plant after sex.

The efficacy of Aloe vera as an abortificant has also been corroborated by published studies.. Apparently Aloe vera comprises of anthraquinones, a kind of laxative that induces contractions of the uterus and pelvic bleeding. This, in turn, leads to a miscarriage in pregnant women and also could serve as an emergency contraceptive taken before or after sexual intercourse.

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11. Andrew Liver Salt

How Ladies use andrew liver salt to Flush out Sperm After Sex

Typically, Andrews Liver Salt acts effectively as an antacid and laxative to relieve one of heartburn, indigestion and constipation symptoms. But somehow it has found its way into the list of unconventional drug Nigerian ladies use to flush out semen after sex.

12. Quinine

Can quinine flush out sperm

In the absence of modern emergency contraceptives, many ladies believe that folk methods such as Quinine (an antimalarial drug) could be used as emergency contraception.
Quinine as ’emergency contraceptive’ is very popular among young ladies especially in Nigeria and Ghana.

13. Lemon

Lemon is used as a local Contraceptive to flush out sperm

Some women douch their vagina before and after sex with the juices from lemon while some thoroughly rinse the insides of their private prior to intercourse to prevent pregnancy. The efficacy has also been confirmed by some scientists. Apparently, the citric acid in lemon possesses spermicidal qualities, making it an an effective birth control.

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In the findings, After semen was mixed with lemon juice, sperm were instantaneously immobilized and irreversibly deformed.

14. Aworoso (Yoruba Name)

Aworoso seeds used to flush sperm after sex

Aworoso seeds which are particularly used for the treatment of stomach problems is also commonly used as a contraceptive in Nigeria.

Ladies, grind the seeds and ingest it with pap.

Even webdm a site known for Providing credible health information, adviced Pregnant and breast-feeding women to stay off the seeds: according to them, women who are pregnant should use extra care to avoid croton seeds – aworoso) because they can cause an abortion.

15. Herbs

Herbs, in the form of barks, drunk as a tea, or inserted inside the vagina, are often used as an unconventional Contraceptives in the absence of modern Contraceptives to kill sperms deposited during sex. Although there is no evidence that the herbs prevent pregnancy, the method is widely used in Nigeria especially in rural areas.

Ancient Contraceptives Methods

The below birth control methods were used by our foremothers.

1. Cottonwood plant

Ancient Contraceptives Methods

Some believe that African slaves transported to the United States ingested the cottonwood plant as a means of aborting unwanted children.

2. Acacia and honey

Ancient Contraceptives Methods Acacia and honey

In 16 century BCE, Egyptians were documented as using unripe acacia fruit, honey and grounded dates as a form of birth control.

The above would be formed into a paste then applied to cotton. The cotton would be inserted into the vagina.
The active ingredient was the acacia; it would ferment into lactic acid.
Lactic acid was a known spermicide.

3. Neem (Dogoyaro)

Ancient Contraceptives Methods Dogoyaro

Dogoyaro has been the subject of widespread research in Africa and India. When used correctly, it is nearly 100 per cent effective. It is cheap, readily available and easily reversible with absolutely no side effects.

Dogoyaro has been documented as having strong anti-fertility abilities for both women and men.
Neem was known to be inserted in the vagina before intercourse to kill sperm. Its effects are said to last up to five hours.

4. Unripe Papaya (pawpaw)

Unripe papaya as a form of Contraceptive

In Asian countries, women use unripe pawpaw as a natural contraceptive, and avoid eating the fruit when they wish to become pregnant.

Unripe paw paw was also used as an abortifacient because of its high concentration of latex, a milky liquid that triggers uterine contractions due to release of prostaglandins and oxytocin, which can cause abortion in pregnant females.

Medically Approved Contraceptives Methods

With modern medicine today, birth controls are regulated and tested for efficiency and safety. We’ve come a long way from all the methods listed above, and now women and men can choose from a variety of birth control methods including:

1. Combined hormone pills

2. Progestin-only pills (a tablet that contains one hormone, progestin, and is taken daily to prevent pregnancy)

3. Contraceptive pills (e.g postinor)

4. Injectables (e.g Norristerat, Sayana Press and Depo Provera)

5. Vaginal rings

6. Condoms

7. Implants (The birth control implant is a tiny, thin rod about the size of a matchstick. The implant releases hormones into your body that prevents you from getting pregnant Three types includes Jadelle, Norplant, Sinoplant)

8. Spermicides (Spermicide is a kind of birth control that has chemicals that stop sperm from reaching an egg. You put it in your vagina before sex to prevent pregnancy.)

9. Diaphragms (Intrauterine device (IUD) (An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is a device which is inserted into the uterus (womb) to prevent pregnancy).

10. Sterilization (vasectomy, tubal ligation)


Disclaimer : The above content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, or treatment.




Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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