A 19th century miniature brass sculpture of the Ashanti in Africa shows the use of enemas in children. Enemas were required because of the "binding diet" of these peoples, consisting largely of plantain, yams, and cassava.
Goldman L, Phair P. Pediatrics in Art: An African Brass Miniature. Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(5):690. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110240076009
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