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What is Sanitary Napkin in Tagalog? History and Design Evolution

What is Sanitary Napkin in Tagalog? History and Design Evolution

Personal Care
The sanitary napkin in Tagalog is called “pasador.” However, Filipinos today use this term very rarely and call sanitary napkins as they are. As we all know, this feminine hygiene product is used by women who are currently dealing with menstruation. Also called sanitary pads or menstrual pads, today’s sanitary napkins are not the way they used to be.  According to history, ancient Greek women used homemade rags wrapped around wooden plugs during their menstrual period. Ancient Romans used disposable woolen pads made of woven cotton, which holds the blood odor. On the other hand, ancient Egyptians used papyrus (the earliest form of paper) to create a tampon-shaped device.  Between 1854 and 1915, several menstrual products were submitted for patent but were taken out. This includes...