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

p. 122

2.—For the Middle of the First Month, or "Rain Water."—Hands folded, press the thigh, turn the neck and body as before, alternately to the right and left 3 × 5 times, etc., as above. For the cure of obstruction and the storing up of vicious poison in the Three Divisions (imaginary viscera) and net-work of vessels, difficult deglutition, deafness, and pain of the eyes. *


122:* The illustration, being identical with the above Figure, is omitted; the pressure of the hand is applied to the right instead of the left thigh, and the head is turned to the left. The character used in the second is pi (#), which is not found in any of our Chinese-English Dictionaries. In the writer's Vocabulary of Anatomical Terms, to be published shortly, it refers to the region of the stomach. The part to be pressed upon in the above Figure is pi (#), the thigh, which agrees with the illustrations.

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