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

No. 10.—Ma Tan-yang's (#) Method of using the strength of Fire for the whole Body.—To cure the primordial air in a debilitated condition.

Sit firmly cross-legged, first rub the two hands warm, then rub the eyes; afterwards use them to sustain below the ribs on the two sides. When the air advances, rouse it to go upwards, and move the air round in 12 mouthfuls.

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The Ginseng Astragalus Soup.

Prescription.—Take of ginseng, hwang-ch‘i (#), Astragalus, pai-shu (#), tang-kwei, of each 2 mace; orange peel, fu-ling, liquorice, of each 1 mace. Add ginger and jujubes, and boil in water.

The Figure is omitted.

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