Prescription. - Take of tze-su (leaves of the stem), 1 mace, ch'iang-hwo, 1 mace; pan-hsia, tsang-pai-p'iHarmonizing the Air and Nourishing the Blood Soup 453 root bark of the mulberry (Morus alba), ch'ing-p'i, orange peel, ta-fu-p'i same as betel-nut, of each 8 candareens;

ch'ih-fu-ling, mu-t'ung, of each 8 candareens; ch'ih-shao (same as pai-shao), 1 mace; liquorice 5 candareens, tang-kwei 1 mace, and jou-kwei 3 candareens. Make a decoction.

No. 38. - Li T'ieh-kwai the Immortal leaning on his Staff. - To cure pains of the loins and back.

Harmonizing the Air and Nourishing the Blood Soup 455

Place the hands to the back and stand firm, take the staff to buttress the loins, let the left side lean on the staff, revolve the air 108 times, divide into 3 mouthfuls and swallow, afterwards kneel, swing from side to side as if sweeping the ground. Do it on the right side in like manner.

This Figure is elsewhere called - The Immortal leaning on a Stick. - For the cure of lumbago.

Take 18 mouthfuls 3 times, and move alternately the legs as if sweeping the floor.