The multiple powers of the Magic Wand Original

The multiple powers of the Magic Wand Original


The official information from the makers of the Magic Wand Original is that it is purely designed for health care purposes – for relieving tension and relaxing sore muscles. This is a massage device that has been on the market since 1968 and there is no doubt that it actually is an effective way of relieving tension and relaxing tired muscles. So how did the Magic Wand Original become one of the world’s most popular vibrators, renowned for delivering sexual pleasure? In this article we take a look at how the women of the world quickly realized that the Magic Wand Original could be used to relieve all kinds of tension.

Magic Wand Original

It’s all in the design

The Magic Wand Original is a hand-held device that is 12 inches long (or 30 cm) and is powered by a power cord connected to the mains. It is the device’s rubber head that delivers the massage action – it’s a 2.5 inch ball of rubber that is attached to the Want with a flexible neck. There are two speed settings available in the Magic Wand Original – 5,000 rpm or 6,000 rpm.



In the late 1960s in the United States, Betty Dodson was a famous sex educator who was a key figure in the movement known as the sex-positive movement. Dodson held classes and workshops to help to teach women how to masturbate and the Magic Wand Original was one of the key tools that she advocated. Dodson demonstrated that the rubber head of the Magic Wand Original could be used as an effective clitoral vibrator, helping women to achieve clitoral orgasms. Dodson’s workshops promoted the “Betty Dodson Method” which involved using a towel or fabric over the head of the Magic Wand Original to help dull the sensation of the vibrator and prolong the stimulation.


The Samantha Jones effect

The television series “Sex and the City” was a huge cultural phenomenon around the world. The four characters helped to define trends and showcase a modern lifestyle that became aspirational for many women. Products that were featured on the show quickly became best-sellers and must-have items. It was in 2002 in the fifth season of Sex and the City that the Magic Wand Original made an appearance. In the episode titled “Critical Condition”, Samantha Jones enters a store wanting to buy a vibrator and gets into an argument with the store clerks who insist that the models that she is considering are only designed as neck massagers. An expert on female pleasure, Samantha Jones got exactly what she wanted and as a result the Magic Wand Original saw a huge surge in sales, with many stores reporting that they had sold out of all stock soon after the episode had aired.


It is actually a neck massager

While the Magic Wand Original is one of the world’s most favorite vibrators for sexual pleasure, it has a few design differences that stem from its original purpose. It is a bit bulky to use due to its size and motor strenght, and its reliance on mains power means that it is not a particularly portable vibrator. It is also not water-proof or water-resistant, and it can’t be used for periods longer than twenty-five minutes – if you use it for longer than twenty-five minutes (in one session) it might over-heat which is why Hitachi doesn’t recommend using it more than 25 minutes at a time. After all, no one wants to be on the receiving end of an over-heating vibrator.


Whether you want to relieve a bit of tension in your neck or in some other part of your body, then the Magic Wand Original is definitely your go-to massager and vibrator.

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