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

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16.—Middle of the Eighth Month, named "Autumnal Equinox."—Sitting cross-legged, both hands covering the ears, turn sideways to the right and left 3 × 5 times, etc. To cure rheumatism of ribs, loins, thighs, .knees, and ankles, distension of the abdomen with rumbling of air, feeling as if air were colliding with the breasts, the thighs legs and ankles painful, incontinence of urine, inability to turn the thighs, from the ham space to a little above the ankle feeling as if tipped up, very rapid digestion, fluids eagerly drunk, stomach cold, asthma, dyspnœa. (See Figure).

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