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 hai-t'ung-p'i, wu-chia-p'i, chw'an-tu-hwo, chih-ch'ioh, fang-feng, tu-chung (roasted), niu-hsi (digested in wine), i-i-jen (roasted), of each 1 1/2 ounces. Put it into good wine, boil it to drive off the "fire" and the poison; to be taken on an empty stomach. Dose 5 mace.
No. 41. - Lan Ts'ai-ho * imitating the Black Dragon shaking his Horns. - To cure pain of the entire body.
* One of the Eight Immortals who, according to Mayers, wandered about a beggar in a tattered blue gown, with one foot shoelesss, wearing in summer wadded garments and in winter sleeping on snow and ice. She waved a wand in her hand, and chanted verses denunciatory of fleeting life and its delusive pleasures.
Sit upright, extend both feet, close firmly the two hands, and together with the body direct them to the front, revolve the air in 24 mouthfuls, place the feet on the ground, bend the head, let the two hands grasp the toes of the two feet, and revolve the air as above.