Facts :: Every year 5 000 000 000 condoms are sold in the world-There are more than 100 condom brands in the market-Women purchase 40-70% from total amount of sold condoms-First records of condoms in Europe appeared on rock paintings
It is interesting :: First records of preservation means such a condom date from Ancient Egypt, where condoms were made of animal skin. Nowadays there is a great variety of condoms, which differ in color, texture and smell.
In one Austrian museum :: among 250 historical exhibits related to sex, the most ancient condom was displayed. This condom which was made for multiply use, was found in Sweden. The boon dates back to 1640. The condom remained untouched, and it comes with instructions written in Latin. According to the instructions, the condom has to be dip into milk before using in order to avoid infections. By the way, in ancient times the dominating practice against lues was applying of animal fats or oil on genitals. At the heart of the practice was the idea that the disease penetrates through pores: thus they should be covered with oil or fat. Gentlemen used to take gold or silver boxes with animal fat when they dated with ladies.