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The Korea Journal of Herbology
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Volume 31, Issue 4 - Jul 2016
Volume 31, Issue 3 - May 2016
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A case of Seborrheic dermatitis treated by Bangpungtongsungsangamibang
Koo, Jin Suk ; Seo, Bu Il ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 1~5
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.1.
Objectives : Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disorder affecting the scalp, face, and torso. Typically, it presents with scaly, flaky, itchy, and red skin. It may be aggravated by illness, psychological stress, fatigue, sleep deprivation, change of season. The purpose of this study was to report the clinical effects of herbal medicine on Seborrheic dermatitisMethods : We employed oriental medical treatments; herbal-medication (Bangpungtongsungsangamibang), acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping therapy. At the same time, the patient sweated out the skin poison. We treated him two times a week with oriental therapy method. He took medicine three times a day after a meal. During taking medicine, we let him avoid fatty food, flour based food, and alcohol. We took a picture the patient's body parts and compared the symptom with previous symptom. With the picture, we evaluated the patient's condition.Results : After taking treatment - 77 times' acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping therapy during 9 months and taking herbal-medicine, the skin condition of the patient was much improved. At first, he was troubled with itching and hot feeling at reddish area, time after time the itching and hot feeling was weakened. The reddish area was changed to scaly and flaky skin and changed to normal state.Conclusions : Herbal medicine (Bangpungtongsungsangamibang) with oriental medical treatments was an effective in the treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis and it helped to improve regenerating the skin in the body.
Two cases of secondary amenorrhoea treated by Hyunburikyungtang gamibang
Koo, Jin Suk ; Seo, Bu Il ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 7~12
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.7.
Objectives : Secondary amenorrhoea is the absence of menses for three months in a woman with previously normal menstruation or nine months for women with a history of oligomenorrhoea. It can be caused by stress, extreme weight loss, and excessive exercise. The purpose of this study was to report the clinical effects of herbal medicine on secondary amenorrhoea.Methods : We employed oriental medical treatments; herbal - medication (Hyunburikyungtang gamibang), acupuncture and moxibustion. We treated the patients one or two times a month with oriental therapy method. They took medicine three times a day after a meal. During taking medicine, we let the patients avoid fatty food, flour based food and alcohol. We evaluated the status of the patient, on the basis of the state of menstration and F2 level of Yangdorak. Because we diagnosed the condition of patients with the pattern of liver depression and qi stagnation, so F2 level of Yangdorak was an important point of the diagnosis. Yangdorak machine was Tormeter Iw - zen at Towatech Co.,Ltd.Results : After taking treatment - several times acupuncture and moxibustion during some period and taking herbal-medicine, they had menstrain naturally without taking any hormone drug. Also the amount of menstration has gradually increased. The F2 level of Yangdorak returned to normal range. The feeling of cold on hands, feet and lower abdomen was much improved.Conclusions : Herbal medicine (Hyunburikyungtang gamibang) with oriental medical treatments, acupuncture and moxibustion was effective in the treatment of secondary amenorrhoea.
Prevention effect of Allium tuberosum extract on ateriosclerosis in LDL Receptor Knockout Mouse
Kwon, OJun ; Lee, JooYoung ; Roh, Seong-Soo ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 13~19
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.13.
Objectives : The present study was designed to evaluate the protective effect of Allium tuberosum (AT) extract on atherosclerosis in LDL receptor knockout (LDLr KO) mouse fed western diet.Methods : The AT was extracted 70% ethanol. The experimental groups were divided with four groups of LDLr KO mice, one group fed a normal diet and the others fed a Western diets for 8weeks. Two Western diet groups were orally administered AT extract at dosage of 100 and 300 mg/kg body weight. The body weight and food intake were measured every day. We measured levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), triglyceride (TG), total cholesterol (TC), high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and Glucose in serum. Also, effect of AT extract performed using H&E staining.Results : The AT treatment groups showed decrease in body weight and food efficiency in comparison with control group. Blood biochemistry parameters such as TG, TC, LDL, and glucose levels were increased in control group, while AT treatment groups were reduced. Also, the increased levels of ALT and AST were improved by AT extract. We confirmed that the weights of liver, kidney, subcutaneous fat, epididymal fat, kidney leaf fat, and intraabdominal fat were change in LDLr KO mice treated AT extract. In addition, histopathological changes in liver and aorta were similar to normal group.Conclusions : Based on these results, the AT extract is considered to make prevention of atherosclerosis through reduction and functional improvement of the liver and vascular endothelial cells in the body fat accumulation and lipid content in LDLr ko mouse model.
Systemic Review on The Research Trend of Gastrodiae Rhizoma and Relationship Between the Herbology and KCD-code
Kim, Hyun-Seok ; Lee, Soong-In ; Jeong, Jong-Kil ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 21~37
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.21.
Objectives : The study was aimed to analyze the correlation between Herbology and contemporary research results, KCD-codes and terms. The study will present information that can be used to find the direction of further researches and be applied to the education of Herbology.Methods : Papers were searched in OASIS and PubMed. Papers were then categorized as "medicine and pharmacy articles" or "articles unrelated to medicine and pharmacy." Medicine or pharmacy articles about Gastrodiae Rhizoma were matched with treatments in Herbology and KCD-codes. Medicine and pharmacy articles which did not research Gastrodiae Rhizoma mainly and articles unrelated to medicine and pharmacy were categorized and analyzed. KCD-codes and terms were arranged by treatments in Herbology. Research types, the number of papers, and the citation count were arranged by each treatment in Herbology. Degrees of Herbology research were represented as a table and a graph.Results : There were 148 Medicine and pharmacy articles about Gastrodiae Rhizoma, 76 medicine and pharmacy articles which did not studied Gastrodiae Rhizoma mainly, and 120 articles unrelated to medicine and pharmacy. Researches on Senility and hypertensive diseases were conducted to the degree of clinical research. Numbness of the limbs scored 617, Epilepsy and convulsions scored 257.Conclusions : The study suggests that there were 148 medicine and pharmacy articles about Gastrodiae Rhizoma. Epilepsy and convulsions were the most researched treatment in Herbology. Of the medicine and pharmacy articles tha t did not match treatments in Herbology, there were clinical research articles researching on senility which can be used in the Herbology education field.
Effects of Gamiolnyeo-jeon on Lipid Metabolism and Blood Glucose Level in db/db Mice
Sim, Boo-Yong ; Kim, Dong-Hee ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 39~45
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.39.
Objectives : Abnormal regulation of glucose and impaired lipid metabolism that result from a defective or deficient insulin are the key etiological factor in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The our study investigated the effects of Gamioknyeo-jeon (GO) on blood glucose and lipid metabolism improved by it in db/db mice (a murine model of type 2 diabetes mellitus).Methods : The animals were divided into 3 groups: Normal groups were not-treated C57BL/6 mice; Control groups were treated orally with DW in db/db mice; GO groups were treated orally with GO (200 ㎎/㎏/day) in db/db mice. After mice were treated with GO for 5 weeks, we measured AST, ALT, creatinine, BUN, body weight, food intake, blood glucose, insulin and lipid levels (total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and LDL cholesterol and atherogenic index(AI) and cardiac risk factor(CRF).Results : Serum AST, ALT, creatinine, BUN levels were not changed by GO do not show any toxic effects. GO groups were decreased in body weight, food intake and blood glucose level among compared to Control groups. Also, GO groups were found to have atherogenic Index and cardiac risk factor as well as lipid metabolism improvement (total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol decrease). Finally, GO groups were increased the insulin compared to Normal and control groups.Conclusions : We suggest that GO may have the control effects of diabetes mellitus by improving blood glucose control and lipid metabolism.
The Literature Study of Research Trend of Alismatis Rhizoma and Relationship Between the Herbology and KCD
Jang, Il-Woong ; Jeong, Jong-Kil ; Kim, Hyun-Seok ; Lee, Soong-In ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 47~62
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.47.
Objectives : This study was aimed to analyze the correlation between the Herbology and contemporary research results, KCD and terms of Alismatis Rhizoma. The study will present information that can be used to find the direction of further researches and be applied to the education of Herbology.Methods : Papers were searched in Riss4U and PubMed, and categorized. Medicine or pharmacy articles about Alismatis Rhizoma were matched with the Herbology treatment and KCD. KCD-codes and terms were arranged by the Herbology treatment. The Degree of Herbology research (HDR) was calculated by numbers of papers, study method, citation rates.Results : There were 392 articles about Alismatis Rhizoma. Among these there were 141 medicine and pharmacy articles about Alismatis Rhizoma, and 51 articles were matched to the Herbology treatment. Studies about Phlegm-Fluid Retention and Dizziness, Edema and Distention and Fullness was more active than others. Analysis of other articles showed that studies about anti-cancer, anti-biotic effect, anti-diabetes mellitus, anti-oxidant effect, anti-inflammation, hepatoprotective effect were active, too. In HDR, Phlegm-Fluid Retention and Dizziness was scored by 181, Edema- Distention and Fullness by 173, Hyperlipidemia by 83, Dysuria 64, Heat strangury pain by 18, Diarrhea and decreased urine volum by 0.Conclusions : 141 articles about Alismatis Rhizoma were analyzed and 51 articles were matched to the Herbology treatment. Studies about Phlegm-Fluid Retention and Dizziness, Edema and Distention and Fullness were more active than others. And studies about anti-cancer, anti-biotic effect, anti-oxidant effect, anti-inflammation, Osteoporosis should be more studied and be more discussed among Herbology researchers.
Effects of Agrimoniae Herba 30% ethanol extract on LPS-induced inflammatory responses in RAW264.7 macrophage cells
Hwang, Ji Hye ; Nam, Joo Hyun ; Kim, Woo Kyung ; Bae, Hyo Sang ;
The Korea Journal of Herbology, volume 31, issue 2, 2016, Pages 63~69
DOI : 10.6116/kjh.2016.31.2.63.
Objectives : The aerial parts of Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb (Agrimoniae Herba; AH) has been traditionally used as a Korean medicine to treatment of abdominal pain, sore throat, headaches, bloody discharge, parasitic infections and eczema. In this study, we investigated the effect of AH ethanol extract on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced inflammation in RAW264.7 macrophage cells.Methods : AH was extracted by 30% ethanol (AH-E). Raw264.7 cells were treated with AH-E extract at different concentrations for 30 min and then stimulated with LPS (1㎍/㎖) or without for indicated times. Cell viability was measured by MTT assay, and nitric oxide (NO) production was measured by Griess assay. The expression of inflammatory mediators, iNOS and COX-2 and inflammatory cytokines, TNF-α, IL-1β, and IL-6 was detected by RT-PCR, and the phosphorylation of ERK1/2, p38 and JNK MAP kinases (MAPKs) was analyzed by Western blot. Also, the expression of NF-κB in nuclear and cytosol was detected by Western blot.Results : AH-E extract significantly decreased LPS-induced NO production in RAW264.7 cells. AH-E extract inhibited the mRNA expression of iNOS, COX-2, TNF-α, IL-1β, and IL-6 in LPS-stimulated cells with a dose-dependent manner. In addition, the phosphorylation of ERK, p38 and JNK MAPKs was also inhibited by AH-E extract. AP-E extract inhibited the nuclear translocation of NF-κB in LPS-stimulated cells.Conclusions : Our results suggest that AH-E extract has an anti-inflammatory activity in macrophages-mediated inflammation.