Kung-Fu, or Tauist Medical Gymnastics, by John Dudgeon, , at sacred-texts.com
No. 44.—Liu Hsi-ku (#) exhibiting terribly the Ferocious Tiger.—To cure dysentery.
Place the two hands in front and behind (one in front, the other behind), like grasping a horse and putting aside flowers, the feet also to be placed in front and behind, and take steps in performing the exercise. For white dysentery, let the air advance directed to the left in 9 mouthfuls; for red dysentery, the same to the right.
The Yellow Wax Pills.
.—Take of yellow wax 1 ounce; almonds 49, digested in water to strip off the skin and the point (the latter supposed to be poisonous); mu-hsiang, 5 mace; 7 croton seeds, Croton Tiglium (fold them in paper and beat to express the oil); melt the wax, and mix in the ingredients to make pills the size of green peas. Dose 15 for red dysentery, to be taken with liquorice soup; for the white variety, use ginger as a menstruum.
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