Prescription. - Take of pan-hsia, ch'ing-p'i, liquorice, o-shu The Putchuck Flowing Air Potion 371 Kampferia pandurata, betel-nut, hsiang-fu, ts'ao-kwoAmomus medium (Ovoid Chinese cardamom), pai-chih, mu-kwaChinese quince (Pyrus Cathayensis), ginseng, ch'ih-fu-ling, red variety mu-t'ung, hwo-hsiang

Lophantus rugosus (bishopwort), ting-hsiang, cloves, flower buds of Eugenia carophyllata, orange peel, tzu-su, jou-kwei, hou-p'o, mu-hsiang, mai-tung, pai-shu, ch'ang-p'u, Acorus calamus, ta-fu The Putchuck Flowing Air Potion 375 betel-nut skin. Add 3 slices of ginger and 1 jujube, and make a decoction.

No. 21. - The Picture of Chang Kwo-lao * abstracting from and adding to the strength of Fire.

The Putchuck Flowing Air Potion 376 - To cure the heat of the blood of the Three Divisions (imaginary functional passages) advancing upwards, vision indistinct.

Sit upright, let the hands rub the navel warm, afterwards press the knees, shut the mouth, sit quiet and wait till the air is fixed, then revolve the air in 9 mouthfuls.

* One of the Eight Immortals of the Tauists, who flourished toward the close of the 7th and middle of the 8th century. He led an erratic life and performed wonderful feats of necromancy. Mayers informs us that he had a white mule as his constant companion, which carried him thousands of miles in a day, and which, when he halted, he folded up and hid away in his wallet. By spirting water from his mouth upon the packet, the beast again resumed its proper shape. He was asked to Court, but the ascetic wanderer spurned every tempting offer.