dv1637066by Carder

The famous Greek doctor Hippocrates, or texts attributed to him, recorded a lot of abortifacients — and, interestingly, his books also reveal that the Greeks had figured out the connection between copper and contraception that we still use today in copper IUDs. But one recipe stands out: It calls for mouse dung, honey, Egyptian salt, wild colocynth, and resin to be made into a suppository and put into the uterus.

Septic abortion strikes again: the possibility for infection just skyrockets.

~ JR Thorpe describing one of “nine terrible ancient methods of abortion,” as reported by Bustle via The Huffington Post, June 18

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