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Kung-Fu, or Tauist Medical Gymnastics, by John Dudgeon, [1895], at

No. 7.—Han Chung-li's (#) Method of sounding the "Heavenly Drum."—To cure vertigo.

Sometimes called—The Vertigo-curing Tiger, or the Peach Blossom Tiger.

A similar exercise is given under the heading—The Hands beating the Wind Residence (acupuncture aperture below the occipital protuberance) causing Thunder.—For the cure of head-ache from inflammation of the membranes or from wind.

Bite the teeth, sit straight, shut the breath, use both hands and cover the ears, beat the "Heavenly Drum" 36 times, again tap the teeth 16 times.

Adding to the Taste of the White Tiger Soup.

Prescription.—Take of gypsum (roasted) 2 candareens; chih-mu (#), Anemorrhena asphodeloides, liquorice, of each 1 mace; pan-hsia 2 candareens; mai-tung (#), tubers of Ophiopogon japonicus, 8 candareens; chu-ye (#), bamboo leaves, 5 candareens; rice a pickle. Make decoction with 3 slices of ginger in it. (The heart will thus become as bright as a mirror, and as clear as Heaven,—the first couplet of the poetical stanza).

This Figure corresponds with Amiot's No. 9, which is said to be against vertigo and dazzling, and resembles No. 1 of the Eight Sections, and is therefore here omitted.

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