The Weirdest Things Used as Contraceptives Throughout History

By Casey Chan on at

Crocodile dung, weasel testicles, pig intestines, fizzy cola, moonshine mixed with ground beaver testicles. What do they have in common with each other? They were all used as contraceptives throughout history. Some were inserted into a woman's body, others were eaten and a few were just worn.

Weird, right? EngenderHealth made this visually helpful video to show off history's weirdest and worst contraceptives to highlight how far we've come and spread awareness about family planning. [Sploid]