Suggestion on experimental animal model of the dermatitis with dampness-heat syndrome in the traditional Korean medicine

Lim, Dahae;Go, Jihyun;Hong, Sungwei;Kang, Sangwoo;Yoou, Myoung-Schook;Kim, Na-Rae;Nam, Sun-Young

  • 투고 : 2014.10.08
  • 심사 : 2015.02.13
  • 발행 : 2015.02.28


According to the traditional Korean medicine, Dampness-heat (DH)is an abnormal state of the body that results in a pathological accumulation of dampness and heat. DH is caused by overeating fatty, sweet foods or overdrinking alcohol. Exposure to hot and humid atmospheres is another cause of DH. Although many experimental animal model on various diseases related with DH syndrome were established, DH syndrome dermatitis model is not established. Thus, we introduce the experimental animal model of the dermatitis with DH syndrome.


Dampness-heat syndrome;traditional Korean medicine;experimental animal model;dermatitis


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