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

No. 13.—Yin Ching-ho's (#) Sleeping Plan.—To cure weakness of the spleen and stomach, and indigestion of the five cereals (hemp-seed, millet, rice, wheat and pulse).

Recline on the back, place the right foot like a frame on the left foot, lay the two hands straight on the shoulders, the abdomen coming and going; move the air round in 6 mouthfuls.

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The Strong Spleen Pills.

Prescription.—Take of pai-shu (roasted with earth), chih-shih (#) roasted, Aegle sepiaria (small fruit), orange peel, mai-ya (#) roasted, sprouts of wheat and barley, shen-ch’ü (roasted), shan-yao (#), Dioscorea Sp. (yams), fn-ling, ts‘ang-shu (roasted), of each t ounce; hou-p‘o (prepared) 8 mace; mu-hsiang 5 mace. Powder, take non-glutinous rice flour and make into a paste and form pills, of which 6 or 7 for a dose in rice gruel.

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