Hu Zhang - Who's hung, said the jaundiced criminal...
On the day before he was hanged, the jaundiced
criminal drank jungle juice until he marched
in circles through a traffic jam before
passing out. In his dreams he visited the toxic
desert and the hot swamps before he
awoke, unfortunately still in his cell, with a bad cough.
Lynch mobs are contra-indicated in pregnancy (cc:
English Name: Japanese knotweed, polygonum cuspidatum
Pharmacuetical Name: Rhizoma Polygoni Cuspidati
Properties: bitter, cold
Explanation of Key Words in this story...
||clear damp heat; relieve jaundice
|marched in circles... traffic
||invigorates blood; dispels stasis
||clears heat; removes toxicity
|hot swamps... cough
||transforms phlegm-heat; stops cough