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. - Take of fu-ling-p'i, ta-fu-p'i, wu-chia-p'i, ginger-skin, ts'ang-pai-p'i, root bark of mulberry, chih-ch'ioh, sha-jen, pai-chu, lo-fo-tse, mu-hsiang, mu-t'ung, tse-hsi'eh, chu-ling, of each the same quantity. Boil, to be taken a little while after meals.
No. 44. - Liu Hsi-ku exhibiting terribly the Ferocious Tiger. - To cure dysentery.
Place the two hands in front and behind (one in front, the other behind), like grasping a horse and putting aside flowers, the feet also to be placed in front and behind, and take steps in performing the exercise. For white dysentery, let the air advance directed to the left in 9 mouthfuls; for red dysentery, the same to the right.