This section is from the book "The Beverages of the Chinese; Kung-fu or Tauist Medical Gymnastics; the Population of China; A Modern Chinese Anatomist and A Chapter in Chinese Surgery.", by John Dudgeon. Also available from Amazon: Kung Fu, or Taoist Medical Gymnastics.
Prescription. - Tang-kwei Ligusticum acutilobum, pai-shaoPćonia albiflora, sheng-tiRehmannia glutinosa, lung-tan-ts'ao Gentiana scabra, ch'ai-hu Bupleurum falcatum, hwang-lien rhizome of Coptis teeta, chih-tse Gardenia florida, tan-p'i root bark of Pćonia montan; - of each 1 mace.
Take of rhubarb boiled in wine, dried and again boiled and dried 3x7 times, 2 mace; and make a decoction and drink.
No. 9 - Ch'ieu Ch'ang-ch'un's Method of Turning the Windlass; otherwise called the Genii turning the Windlass (the Shoulder). - To cure severe pain of the back and arm.
Sit high (as on a chair), extend the right and left feet inclined, with the two hands press the knees, moving the air round in 12 mouthfuls. Do it daily 3x5 times.