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Drawing of an aloe vera plant in red colour. On top of it is written "Gather" in blue. In the background is written in blue, "Theodore Priscianus, a 4th century Roman doctor, documented a mixture of aloe, apopanax root, and myrrh to induce an abortion. It was used 'when a woman was too young or the opening of the womb was too small.' Aloe had over thirty different medicinal uses in ancient times, and continued to be used by midwives and pharmacists to "stimulate" menstruation through the 1800s."
BrushstrokesCategoriesFood, Drink and SexualityVisual Corner

Brushstrokes: 4000 Years for Choice

Foods of various kinds have been historically used to prevent conception and to induce abortion. 4000 Years For Choice celebrates the practices of abortion and contraception as positive, historical acts through visual art. Visit the website for more.

These posters were earlier published as our Food Corner for December 2014.

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