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Medical talisman against miscarriage (Chinese MS)


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Women's health talisman, to cure unstable embryo i.e. threatened miscarriage, from a manuscript copy of Tian Yi fu lu (Record of Spells of the Celestial Physician) -- an anonymous book of charms and incantations to heal a wide range of problems, first published in 1123 (5th year of the Xuanhe reign period of the Northern Song dynasty).


Heading: Talisman to cure unstable embryo [i.e. threatened miscarriage]



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