A Study on the Clinical Application of Five-Transport-Points in Huangdineijing - Focused on Frequency of Application and Selection

황제내경의 오수혈 임상 활용 연구 - 사용 빈도와 선혈을 중심으로

  • Kim, Do-Hoon (Department of Medical Classics and History, College of Korean Medicine, Gachon University) ;
  • Baik, Yousang (Department of Medical Classics, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University)
  • 김도훈 (가천대학교 한의과대학 원전의사학교실) ;
  • 백유상 (경희대학교 한의과대학 원전학교실)
  • Received : 2020.11.30
  • Accepted : 2020.12.17
  • Published : 2020.12.27


Objectives : In each section of Huangdineijing, we reviewed how the actual clinical application of Five-Transport-points was reflected and looked at the pattern of the application at the time. Methods : The contents related to Five-Transport-points in Huangdineijing were collected from each part, and analyzed. Results : There was a great difference in the number and contents of the clinical application of each Five-Transport-point for each 12 meridian, and only 28.3% of all Five-Transport-points had been related to clinical treatment. In addition, in specific applications, spring point, stream point, and sea point were used more often than well point, and Five-Transport-points between the same meridian or different meridians were used in combination as needed. Conclusions : Five-Transport-points described in Huangdineijing are intended to be operated within the overall framework structurally or functionally with a certain principle, but as a result of comprehensive analysis of specific examples of clinical application, there was a difference in the application between Five-Transport-points. This indicates that at the time of the establishment of Huangdineijing, which was the early stage of the development of Traditional East Asian Medicine, a variety of miscellaneous acupuncture methodologies were used in addition to those based on five elements principle.


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