Indonesia is a beautiful country with many wonderful things to offer tourists, from gorgeous surroundings to lovely weather and incredible food. Well, they’d like to become better known for alternative health treatments, including penis enlargement massages.
- Alternative health is all the rage. While there’s no substitute for Western medicine, there’s also a lot to be said for natural or “alternative” methods of treating certain conditions with many indigenous peoples have been using for thousands of years. Indonesia’s Minister of Health, Terawan Agus Putranto, thinks those treatments should be front and center in tourism campaigns to draw people to the country.
- There are a few specific treatments Putranto wants to promote. Those include Tongkat Ali (a type of leaf that is said to help boost athletic performance), Purwaceng (which functions similarly to Viagra), and Mak Erot, which is a penis enlargement massage. “We must popularise the idea of traditional medicine for tourism. We have an incredible herbal medicine industry that no one knows about outside Indonesia. If we package it correctly, foreigners will be interested,” Putranto said, as per VICE.
- But wait, can massages really make a penis bigger? There’s no real evidence to suggest that and not many experiments have been done to try and test it out. Healthline did report back in 2011 that men who used Andropenis stretching device six hours a day for four months saw an increase of between 1.8 to 3.1 centimeters in length, but that’s not quite the same thing and not a massive difference anyway.
- Would you really go to a country specifically for a treatment like this? I’d love to go to Indonesia for a variety of reasons, but I don’t think alternative health treatments like penis enlargement massages (if I actually had a penis) would persuade me to travel to the other side of the world on its own. Sure, it’s something people can do while they’re there if they want to, but I feel like the country has so much more to offer than cheap gimmicks.