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US2791218A
US2791218A US375543A US37554353A US2791218A US 2791218 A US2791218 A US 2791218A US 375543 A US375543 A US 375543A US 37554353 A US37554353 A US 37554353A US 2791218 A US2791218 A US 2791218A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M3/00Medical syringes, e.g. enemata; Irrigators
    • A61M3/02Enemata; Irrigators
    • A61M3/0279Cannula; Nozzles; Tips; their connection means
    • A61M3/0283Cannula; Nozzles; Tips; their connection means with at least two inner passageways, a first one for irrigating and a second for evacuating

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May 7, 1957 R. L. NIMMO DOUCHE NOZZLE Filed Aug. 20, 1.953

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A TTOPNEY United States Patent DOUCHE NOZZLE Raymond L. Nimmo, Fort Worth, Tex.

Application August 20, 1953, Serial No. 375,543

3 Claims. (Cl. 128-240) This invention relates to hygienic devices, and more especially to syringe nozzles for flushing and cleansing the female anatomical organs, such as the vagina and associated parts, as described in Letters Patent No. 2,591,371, issued to Raymond L. Nimmo, and dated April 1, 1952, and it has for its primary object the provision of a nozzle having special adaptation to the effective distribution of a flushing liquid throughout the vagina and about the uterus of the female anatomy to remove the impurities therefrom which are generally difficult to dislodge by conventional devices of similar character.

A further object of the invention is that of providing a nozzle which, by reason of its peculiar form and structure, can be readily inserted into the organ, without discomfort, to flush the numerous folds or crypts which form the walls thereof and thoroughly cleanse the same of all accumulations of mucus, and other elements, which may tend to impair the general health.

Yet another object of the invention is that of providing a nozzle which, by its special character, may be applied to a regular water supply outlet, as in the plumbing, to provide a source of both hot and cold water, or to a container, and providing an outlet passage for waste or spent liquids, and having means whereby liquid pressures flowing through the nozzle can be increased or decreased, as desired, by obstructing or opening a by-pass port in the inlet end of the nozzle.

Broadly, the invention provides a douche nozzle which is simple in design and of light and inexpensive structure, and affording an instrument by which a thorough flushing of the parts can be accomplished to insure against disease and discomfort due to the accumulation of impurities, and by which such ministrations can be performed more effectively than with conventional devices for a like purpose.

While the foregoing objects are paramount, other and lesser objects will become manifest as the description proceeds, taken in connection with the appended drawings wherein:

Figure 1 is an elevational view of one section of the invention, showing its internal form which defines the inlet and outlet water passages and the discharge head.

Figure 2 is an inverted plan view of the invention showing the form of the head and the inlet and outlet openings for the waste passage.

Figure 3 is an elevational view of the inlet and discharge end of the nozzle opposite the discharge head.

Figure 4 is a transverse sectional view of the invention on lines 4-4 of Figure 1, illustrating the separate flow passages longitudinally thereof, and

Figure 5 is a fragmentary sectional view of the female anatomy showing the invention in operative position in the vagina.

The invention accordingly is designed to be formed in two complementary sections which, when associated, form a tubular body It) which is slightly curved along its longitudinal axis, as shown in Figures 1 and 5, and has a rela- Patented May 7, 1957 tively flat and spoon-shaped discharge head 11 formed therewith which is more apparent in Figures 1 and 2. Opposite the head 11 is a tubular spigot 12 which affords means for connecting a flexible supply conduit 13 thereto whose opposite end can either be connected to a water reservoir, such as a syringe bag, or to a common water tap (not shown).

The spigot member 12 forms a part of a water passage 14 through the end of the body 10 but which communicates with a flow passage 15 formed longitudinally of the body 10, as shown in Figures 1 and 4, and which opens into the head 11 which has a plurality of relatively small orifices 16 therein and distributed over both of the broader surfaces of the head 11 and about its perimeter, as will be understood by reference to Figures 1, 2 and 5. The lower end 17 of the water flow passage 14 is open so that varying pressures can be exerted through the passage 15, and thus through the orifices 16 as desired, by closing the opening 17 by a finger tip while the nozzle is in use. Otherwise only a portion of the fluid will enter the passage 15.

The flushing fluid, as it is discharged through the orifices 16, is conducted to a waste or disposal outlet through elongated openings 18 formed longitudinally of the bottom of the "body 10, as illustrated in Figures 2 and 4, and thence through a discharge passage 19 to a discharge port 20 near the inlet end of the body 10 and opposite the head 11 thereof. The flow passage 15 is isolated from the discharge passage 19 by a partition 21 which extends longitudinally of the body 10 from the passage 14 to the neck portion 22 of the head 11, half of the partition 21 being formed with each section of the invention. The passages 15 and 19 are semi-circular in form, as shown in transverse section in Figure 4.

The invention is designed to more accurately conform to the female anatomy than the devices now available for similar purposes, and this is demonstrated by the illustration designated as Figure 5 which fragmentarily illustrates, in vertical section, the parts of the anatomy afiected by the invention. In the illustration the invention is shown inserted into the vagina 23 which communicates with the uterus or opening 24 of the womb 25. The head 11, therefore, is illustrated in a position with relation to the parts to be affected by the flushing operation so that the maximum of cleansing can be accomplished. Many discomforts, caused by the accumulation of impurities of various sorts, can thus be obviated through a thorough flushing of the parts affected.

The two rightand left-hand sections of the device are formed with matching flanges 26 which, when associated and secured by a suitable cement, will join the members into an integral unit, as shown in Figure 4. it is desirable to mold the sections in a light and inexpensive plastic material.

It is manifest, therefore, that the invention may be modified in design and structure from time to time, by persons skilled in the art, without departing from the spirit and intent of the invention or the scope of the appended claims.

What is claimed is:

1. In a douche nozzle for female hygiene, a tubular body formed slightly arcuate along its longitudinal axis, a hollow water discharge head formed on one end of said body and having its greater dimension transverse to the longitudinal axis of said body, a water passage in said body communicating with said head and having an integral spigot member formed at right-angles to its opposite end for connecting a source of water supply, and a pressure relief port opposite said spigot member, and a water discharge passage in said body separate from but aligned with said inlet passage and having inlet and outlet openings in the bottom of said body.

2. In a douche nozzle for feminine hygiene having a tubular body formed with a Water passage therein, and means for connecting said water passage to a water source, a hollow flat head member formed on said body opposite said connecting means having a plurality of water discharge orifices spaced a'bout its upper and peripheral faces,

a water discharge passage in said body below and aligned t with said water inlet passage, the said inlet means forming an integral tube transverse to the axis of said body and open at its lower end.

3. In a douche nozzle for feminine hygiene, in combination, a tubular body having a water passage formed longitudinally therein with tubular means formed on one end for connection to a Water source, the said tubular References Cited in the file of this patent UNITED STATES PATENTS 722,954 Decker Mar. 17, 1903 1,184,970 Larssen May 30, 1916 2,591,371. Nimmo Apr. 1, 1952

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WO1996004037A1 (en) * 1994-08-05 1996-02-15 Smithkline Beecham Corporation Nozzle
US5858010A (en) * 1996-11-06 1999-01-12 Berry; Melodye W. Personal hygenic washing system
US8353860B2 (en) * 2004-09-30 2013-01-15 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Device for obstruction removal with specific tip structure

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US722954A (en) * 1902-07-01 1903-03-17 William More Decker Vaginal nozzle for syringes.
US1184970A (en) * 1915-08-16 1916-05-30 William W Larssen Syringe.
US2591371A (en) * 1950-02-23 1952-04-01 Raymond L Nimmo Douche nozzle

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US722954A (en) * 1902-07-01 1903-03-17 William More Decker Vaginal nozzle for syringes.
US1184970A (en) * 1915-08-16 1916-05-30 William W Larssen Syringe.
US2591371A (en) * 1950-02-23 1952-04-01 Raymond L Nimmo Douche nozzle

Cited By (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO1996004037A1 (en) * 1994-08-05 1996-02-15 Smithkline Beecham Corporation Nozzle
US6235008B1 (en) 1994-08-05 2001-05-22 Smithkline Beecham Corporation Nozzle
US5858010A (en) * 1996-11-06 1999-01-12 Berry; Melodye W. Personal hygenic washing system
US8353860B2 (en) * 2004-09-30 2013-01-15 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Device for obstruction removal with specific tip structure

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