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

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22.—For the Middle of the Eleventh Month, called "Winter Solstice."—Sitting evenly extend both feet, clench the two hands, press both knees, and with extreme force perform this with the right and left 3 × 5 times, etc. To cure cold and damp of the hands, feet, minute blood vessels, spine, and thighs, insensibility of feet, inclination to recumbent position, soles of feet hot, navel painful, pain of the lower ribs between the shoulders and the middle of the thighs, fulness of the thorax, large and small abdomen painful, difficult micturition, distension of abdomen, neck swollen, cough, loins cold like water and swollen, air below the navel not harmonious, little belly (below navel) very painful, diarrhœa, feet swollen, chilblains, dysentery, heart desiring. (See Figure).

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