Talisman to cure menstrual flooding

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A talisman inscription and accompanying text in an historical Chinese language from a medical book of Northern Song dynasty in the 12th century CE.

Wellcome Collection description: "Women's health talisman, to cure menstrual flooding, 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)."

Wellcome Collection entry and raster image: https://wellcomecollection.org/works/ysjufjh9

Chinese Medicine TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine charms talismans spells Song dynasty women's health menstrual menstruation menstration period health healthcare
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