Hai Piao Xiao - The high pow wow
The high pow wow is the highest in all the lands. To enter it the men
must retain their essence for years to build
up to scary testosterone levels. Then the pow wow begins with a fight
between the warriors who are allowed to release
their acidity towards each other with a painful
brawl. After the bleeding stops they have
a sweat lodge to resolve dampness and promote healing
between the tribes.
The high pow wow causes some sleepless nights (cc:
yin deficiency with heat) for participants.
English Name: cuttlebone, cuttlefish bone
Pharmacuetical Name: Endochoncha Sepiae
Properties: salty, astringent, slightly warm
Explanation of Key Words in this story...
|retain their essence
|release their acidity... pain
||neutralizes stomach acid; relieves pain
|resolve dampness and promote healing
||resolve dampness; promotes healing