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A Study on the Applications of Ostericum Radix Mainly Blended Prescription in Dongeuibogam
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  • Journal title : Herbal Formula Science
  • Volume 23, Issue 1,  2015, pp.25-53
  • Publisher : The Korean Journal of Oriental Medical Prescription
  • DOI : 10.14374/HFS.2015.23.1.025
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A Study on the Applications of Ostericum Radix Mainly Blended Prescription in Dongeuibogam
Jung, Myung; Lee, Jinho; Lee, Jangcheon; Lim, Kyusang;
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This report describes 90 prescriptions related to the use of Ostericum Radix(OR) blended as the main ingredient in the Dongeuibogam.

The following conclusions were reached through investigations on the prescriptions that use OR as a key component.

Prescriptions where OR was used as one of the monarch(drug) utilized for 27 therapeutic purposes in total.

It was searched that the frequency of prescriptions in the therapeutic purposes were as follows. The chapter of eyes is 22.2%, the wind is 13.4%, the child 11.1%, the cold is 8.9%, the head is 6.7%, the malaria disease 4.5% in the order.

Prescriptions that utilized OR as the main ingredient were most used for treating diplopia, facial nerve palsy, headache and a fever in the whole body. These were also used for treating 55 different types of diseases.

The dosage of OR in formulas was ranging from 2pun(about 0.75g) to 2don(about 7.5g). However, 1don(about 3.75g) was most used for clinical application.

We can find out that according to herbs or prescriptions blended with itself, OR made a variety of functions to eliminate cold with wind, humidity, pain, and convulsions from the body. And also, Bangpungtang was the most useful base prescription which used OR as the main component.

Ostericum Radix(OR);Dongeuibogam;diplopia;headache;Bangpungtang;
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