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

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3.—Second Month, name of Solar Term,—the "Waking of Insects" (animals that have secreted themselves all winter are supposed to come out on this day).—Close the fists tightly, turn the neck, move the elbows like the wings [of a bird] 5 × 6 times, draw them backwards and forwards, tap the teeth 6 × 6 times, inspire and swallow 3 × 3 times. To cure the corrupt poison and obstructions of the loins (lumbago), back, lungs, and stomach, dryness of the mouth, yellowness of the eyes, epistaxis, difficult deglutition, face swollen, aphasia, rheumatism of the head, tooth-ache, darkness of vision, intolerance of light, loss of smell, polypus, and boils all over the body.—See Figure, below.

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