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 hwang-ch'in, hwang-lien, 1 rhubarb, pai-chih, ch'iang-hwo, fang-feng, chin-yin-hwa Lonicera japonica, lien-chi'oh (valves of fruit of Forsythia suspensa), tang-kwei, ching-chieh, t'ien-hwa-fen root of Trichosanthes multiloba, and liquorice, - equal quantities of each. Make a decoction, and drink.
No. 30. - Ch'en Ni-wan's Method of grasping the Wind's Nest (acupuncture aperture below the occiput; see No. 7). - To cure want of clearness of the brain, and rheumatism of the head.
Sit with the back to the outside, and let the two hands embrace the ears and the back of the head. Revolve the air in 12 mouthfuls, and bring the palms together 12 times.