Kung-Fu, or Tauist Medical Gymnastics, by John Dudgeon, , at sacred-texts.com
No. 11.—Chang Tze-yung (#) driving the Pestle.—To cure indigestion, distension and rumbling of the abdomen, with pain each time.
Stand firmly, with the two hands support heaven, stamp the earth, and circulate the air 9 times.
This Figure corresponds with Amiot's No. 20, against intestinal movements and disquiet in the whole body.
The Soup for widening the Middle (Thorax).
.—Take of tzŭ-su, kêng-yeh (#), Hemiptelea Davidi (Zelkora Davidi), cardamons, chih-ch‘ioh, ch‘ing-p’i (#), immature fruits (dried) of a species of citrus, orange peel, betel-nut, mu-hsiang (#), root of Aplotaxis auriculata (putchuck), pan-hsia, lo-fu-tse, hou-p‘o (#), flowers of the Szechuen hou-p‘o-tzŭ, ts‘ang-shu, tsĕ-hsieh (#), Alisma plantago, mu-t’ung (#), Clematis, of each the same; crude ginger, 2 slices boiled in water.
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