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Teen in Coimbatore makes eco-friendly, reusable cotton sanitary pads

An 18-year-old in Coimbatore makes reusable and eco-friendly cotton sanitary napkins. Ishana has a small manufacturing unit that includes a sewing machine and other essential items required to make the product. 

Coimbatore: Having dealt with several health problems due to the use of ordinary sanitary pads available in the market, Ishana, an 18-year-old in Coimbatore was inspired to produce eco-friendly and reusable cotton sanitary napkins.

Ishana manufactured the cotton pads at a small set up she had that includes sewing machines and other essential equipments. 

"Chemical gel in ordinary sanitary napkins poses health hazards to women. The sanitary napkin I have developed is made with layers of cotton cloth. It is reusable and eco-friendly," she said.