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Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang 備急千金要方 Volume 1, chapter 1 ("The Professional Practice of the Eminent Physician")
Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang 備急千金要方 Volume 1, chapter 2 ("On the Sublime Sincerity of the Eminent Physician")
Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang 備急千金要方 Volume 2, chapter 1 (Introduction to Gynecology)
Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang 備急千金要方 Volume 14 excerpt (The Thirteen Ghost Points)
Fu Ren Da Quan Liang Fang 婦人大全良方 ("Compendium of Excellent Treatments for Women"), entry 1 on "Attuning the Menses" 調經門
Guanzi 管子： Nei Ye 內業 ("Inner Cultivation"): chapters 1-3 translated, the rest in Chinese only.
Ishimpo 醫心方("Prescriptions from the Heart of Medicine"), essay on "Illustrations of the Channels and Methods of Monthly Prohibitions for the Pregnant Woman"). Month One translated and the other months in Chinese only.
Lingshu 靈樞 1, "Nine Needles and Twelve Origins"
Sun Simiao's Biography in the Jiu Tang Shu 舊唐書
Lun Yu 論語 (Analects), book 1
Nü Ke Bai Wen 女科百問 1-6 ("Hundred Questions on Gynecology")
SHANG HAN LUN 傷寒論 (Discussion on Cold Damage) SOURCE TEXT ONLY! NOT TRANSLATED.
Shang Han Lun Preface 傷寒論序 (Preface to the Discussion on Cold Damage)
Su Wen 素問 5 excerpts
Zhuangzi 莊子, Knowing the Happiness of the Fish 知魚之樂
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