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 ch'iang-hwo, liquorice, hwang-ch'in (digested in wine), yin-ch'en Artemisia sp., roasted in wine, of each
5 mace; k'u-shen root of Sophora flavescens or gustifolia, ko-kenPachyrhisus angulatus, ts'ang-shu, of each 2 mace;
fang-feng, kwei-shen (clarified), chih-mu (washed in wine), ginseng, sheng-ma Astilbe chinensis, fu-ling, tse-hsieh, chu-ling, of each 3 mace. Dose 8 mace, made into a decoction with water, and no special time for taking it.
No. 39. - The True Jade Immortal's method of harmonizing the Hall of the Kidneys. - To cure pain of the legs.
Sit upright, clench the two hands, rub them warm, place the palms of the hand to the posterior ching door, rub several times, the more the better, and each time revolve the air 24 times. (In spermatorrhoea the legs are said to be painful).