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Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):1-2. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000643.

Vaginal Jade Eggs: Ancient Chinese Practice or Modern Marketing Myth?

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University of Alabama, Birmingham AL.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To identify evidence that vaginal jade eggs were recommended or used in sexual health practices or for pelvic muscle exercises in ancient Chinese culture.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

A search of the online databases of 4 major Chinese art and archeology collections in the United States.

RESULTS:

More than 5000 jade objects were viewable in online databases. No vaginal jade eggs were identified.

CONCLUSIONS:

No evidence was found to support the claim that vaginal jade eggs were used for any indication in ancient Chinese culture.

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