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

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

Gunter, Jennifer MD*; Parcak, Sarah PhD

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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 25(1):p 1-2, 1/2 2019. | DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000643

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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