Prescription. - Take of gypsum (roasted) 2 candareens; chih-mu Adding to the Taste of the White Tiger Soup 305 Anemorrhena asphodeloides, liquorice, of each 1 mace;

pan-hsia 2 candareens; mai-tungAdding to the Taste of the White Tiger Soup 306 tubers of Ophiopogon japonicus, 8 candareens; chu-ye bamboo leaves,

5 candareens; rice a pickle. Make decoction with 3 slices of ginger in it. (The heart will thus become as bright as a mirror, and as clear as Heaven, - the first couplet of the poetical stanza).

This Figure corresponds with Amiot's No. 9, which is said to be against vertigo and dazzling, and resembles No. 1 of the Eight Sections, and is therefore here omitted.

No. 8. - The Immortal Maiden Ts'aoAdding to the Taste of the White Tiger Soup 308 looking at the Figure of the Ultimate Principle of Being - To cure inflammation, pain and swelling of the eyes.

Adding to the Taste of the White Tiger Soup 310

Fix the tongue on the palate, direct the eyes to the vertex and nose [alternately], cause the fire of the heart to descend to and enter the yung-chuen (acupuncture aperture in the centre of the sole of the foot), draw up the kidney water (semen) to the kw'in-lun. In performing it, do it 3 times each time; set it on fire in 36 mouthfuls.