Publisher : The Korean Oriental Medical Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology Society
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.4.122
Title & Authors
Effect of Chungan-tang and Acupuncture on Acne Patients Kim, Woo-Seok; Cho, Soon-Keum; Kim, Min-Beom; Park, Ji-Hyun; Sung, Mi-Kyoung; Cho, Hye-Rin; Ryu, Hyung-Cheon;
Objectives : We performed a retrospective study to verify the effects of Chungan-tang and acupuncture in acne patients.Methods : This study included patients with facial acne who visited to six branch of clinics in 2014. They were evaluated by Korean Acne Grading System (KAGS) before and after treatment.Results : The average grade of KAGS was 4.02±1.120 at before treatment and 1.30±0.867 at after treatment. 64 patients were classified as three groups by treatment period and KAGS grade significantly decreased in all groups. Six skin symptoms such as heat, blush, dryness, itch, prick, pain also significantly improved.Conclusions : This results may provide that Korean medical treatments including Chungan-tang and acupuncture have effects on improving acne.
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