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 shan-ch'a-jou fruit of Crataegus pinnatifida, 2 ounces; shen-ch'u (fried);pan-hsia tubers of Pinellia tuberifera (or rad. Ari macrori); ginger juice to be beaten with it; fu-ling, of each 1 ounce; lo-fu-tse (fried)
Raphanus sativus (radish seeds); orange peel; lien-ch'ioh lotus fruit, of each 5 mace; powder, form the shen-ch'u into a paste, with which to make the pills. Dose, 30 to 50, to be taken in a little soup (hot water).
No. 4. - The Immortal with the Iron Crutch pointing the Way. - For the cure of paralysis.
This disease is supposed by the Chinese to be caused by phlegm blocking up the passages; that on the left is called tan that on the right hwan
Stand firmly, point with the right hand to the right, eyes to be directed to the left, move the air round in 24 mouthfuls. Let the left foot point to the front, look to the right and left, move the air round in 24 mouthfuls, then the right foot in front.