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Volume 27, Issue 4 - Nov 2014
Volume 27, Issue 3 - Aug 2014
Volume 27, Issue 2 - May 2014
Volume 27, Issue 1 - Feb 2014
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The Reaserch of Dochangbup
Jung, Ji Hun ; Han, Bong Jae ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 1~13
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.001
Objective : "Dochangbup" is one of the therapies that remove pathogenic qi[邪氣] from the Emetic Method in the Miscellaneous Disorders part of Dongeuibogam東醫寶鑑. It is, in particular, the method of treatment that removes phlegm[痰], the cause of various disorders. Method : Application of "Dochangbup" had a long history in Korea as well. The meaning and application of "Dochangbup" are mentioned in various texts from early Chosun dynasty to the post liberation. Result : In China, there are a lot of medical texts by physicians throughout Ming and Qing Dynasty, with GeZhiYuLun格致餘論 at the top of the list, dealing with the meaning and applicable scope of "Dochang" method and pharmacy of "Hacheongo霞天膏". Most of the physicians are affiliated with Dan Xi School, regarding ZhudanXi朱丹溪 as a suzerain. In "Dongeuibogam", it is mentioned that "Dochangbup" can treat various disorders caused by phlegm. Though, when there is a possibility of harming original qi[元氣] during the treatment or grave deficiency in patients, it is requested to consider tonifying while purging. Conclusion : "Dochangbup" can be applied not only to the disorders mentioned in classical medical texts, like heart pain[心痛], leg disease[脚氣], urine turbidity[小便濁], involuntary discharge of semen[遺精], cough[咳嗽], blood spitting[喀血], but also to metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hypertention and diabetes, commonly found in the modern era.
A Study on the Autumn Season Food in View of Oriental Medicine
Ji, Myoung-Soon ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 15~28
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.015
Objective : Jeol-sik, (festive seasons every 15 days based on sun cycle), refers to both Korean Traditional Festival food(jeol-sik), intertwined between months, and in-season meals(si-jeol-sik) in which the ingredients used are produced in each and one of the four season. I found that ingredients in Si-jeol-sik of Autumn are helpful for strengthening one's life force. Method : The study found that si-jeol sik for fall season has strong characteristic of casting out demons. When making songpyeon(half-moon-shaped rice cake) for Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiviing Day), they are steamed with pine needs spreaded underneath because pine needles are believed to have power in casting away evil spirits. For harvest ceremony, which were frequently held in October, people consumed steamed rice cakes garnished with red beans, which were considered to negate bad fortunes. Result : To prevent respiratory diseases caught esaily in fall due to wide daily temperature difference and dry weather, white good ingredients such as radish, pear, and taro are used. Conclusion : Main fall holidays are Chil-soek, Baek-Jung, Chu-seok. The best feature of Si-jeol-sik for fall season is that they cast out demons. Also, fall si-jeol-sik consist of many white ingredients for protecting lungs.
Interpretation and Clinical Meanings of 'Yang-Deficiency with Yin-Prosperity(陽虛陰盛) and Yang-Prosperity with Yin-Deficiency(陽盛陰虛) in Cold Diseases(傷寒病)' from Nangyeong(難經)·Chapter 58
Jo, Hak-Jun ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 29~45
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.029
Objective : The interpretation of 'yang-deficiency and yin-prosperity, yang-prosperity and yin-deficiency in cold diseases' from Nangyeong has been various until now. For further understanding Nangyeong, the exact interpretation of this phrase has been required. Methods : Collect the contents that are related this phrase from the commentary of Nangyeong, Sanghannon(傷寒論), and other traditional Chinse and Korean medical books. Based on analyzing them, compare Nangyeong with Sanghannon. Results : The meaning of Yin-Yang in the phrase have 5 viewpoints, except one that this phrase is not correct. If the phrase is interpreted according to Sanghanseorye(傷寒序例), the valid interpretation is that yin-yang has two different meaning in the one phrase. Conclusion : 'Yang-deficiency and yin-prosperity' from Nangyeong goes for the outer symptoms of Taeyangbyeong(太陽病) in cold diseases, yang-prosperity and yin-deficiency from it goes for the inner symptoms of Yangmyeongbyeong(陽明病) in cold diseases.
Significance of Chongu pulse diagnosis as the standard of measuring the result of the acupuncture on 'The affected part of the pulse wave'
Sim, So-Hyun ; Kang, Min-Jung ; Kim, Jae-Kyu ; Baek, Jin-Ung ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 47~56
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.047
Objective : The aim of this study is to find out the significance of Chongu pulse diagnosis as the standard of measuring the result of the acupuncture on 'the affected part of the pulse wave' based on the literature. Method : (1) The clear concepts of the 'unaffected part' and the 'affected part' were organized. (2) The relation between the pulse diagnosis and the acupuncture in Hwangjenaekyung was studied. (3) The indications of Mu acupuncture treatment(繆刺法) and Geo acupuncture treatment(巨刺法) in Hwangjenaekyung was studied. (4) The types and changes of pulse diagnosis in Hwangjenaekyung was studied, especially based on the relation between Sambuguhu pulse diagnosis(三部九候脈診) and Chongu pulse diagnosis(寸口脈診). (5) By synthesizing these results, the significance of Chongu pulse diagnosis as the standard of measuring the result of the acupuncture on 'the affected part of the pulse wave' was found. Result & Conclusion : 1. When the affected part and the unaffected part are defined, it is necessary to make clear that which one of next three definitions is used ; Firstly, 'the broad sense of definition of the affected part and the unaffected part of the symptom', which contains the pulse wave. Secondly, 'the narrow sense of definition of the affected part and the unaffected part of the symptom', without the pulse wave. And thirdly, 'the definition of the affected and the unaffected part of the pulse wave', which has the only independent standard of the pulse wave. 2. Geo acupuncture treatment(巨刺法) is an acupuncture treatment which means the needling on 'the affected part of the pulse wave' based on Sambuguhu pulse diagnosis (三部九候脈診), and Mu acupuncture treatment(繆刺法) is an acupuncture treatment which means the needling on 'the unaffected part of the symptom based on the narrow sense of the definition'. The range of the indications of Mu acupuncture treatment(繆刺法) and Geo acupuncture treatment(巨刺法) contains most of the diseases which contains Rakbyung(絡病), Kyungbyung(經病) and Ojangbyung(五臟病). 3. Chongu pulse diagnosis(寸口脈診) contains not only the range of the indications of Sambuguhu pulse diagnosis(三部九候脈診), but also most of the diseases. 4. From synthesizing these results of the study on the literature, we infer that Chongu pulse diagnosis as the standard of measuring the result of the acupuncture on 'the affected part of the pulse wave' is significant.
A Study on the Syndrome of Soseunggitang(小承氣湯證) in Sanghanlon(傷寒論)
Bang, Jung-Kyun ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 57~65
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.057
Objective : The syndrome of daeseunggitang(大承氣湯證) and the syndrome of soseunggitang(小承氣湯證) are different from pathogenesis of the dry stool(燥屎). Due to the lack of body fluid the syndrome of soseunggitang(小承氣湯證)'s dry stool occurs. However, Soseunggitang(小承氣湯) does not have the appropriate remedy. So I will propose a suitable remedy and I suggest it will be available for disease. Method : Study on the syndrome of soseunggitang in Sanghanlon(傷寒論). Result : The syndrome of soseunggitang and Soseunggitang are not corresponded with each other. The treatment of promoting production of body fluid to relax bowels is necessary for the syndrome of Soseunggitang. Conclusion : Through the analysis, I have the following conclusions. Jeungaegseunggitang(增液承氣湯) is more suitable for the syndrome of soseunggitang. Soseunggitang is suitable for disease accompanied by interior heat and dampness.
Changed Conception of Korean Tarag
Hong, Sae-Young ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 67~76
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.067
Objective : Tarag refers to fermented milk, which has been recognized as daily food of summer in nomadic culture. Also, tarag is cleary defined as a fermented milk product in most of east Asian medical texts. When it comes to tarag-juk described in Korean medical texts, however, there is no definite distinction between milk porridge and tarag-juk. This paper is aimed at finding out whether tarag was merely meaning milk in Joseon. Method : Historical documents of related historical stage, Tibetan and East Asian medical texts, and some cookbooks are mainly consulted, as well as other sources that contains the perception of tarag in Korean history. Result : Tarag is documented as fermented milk in the medical texts of herbs, while tarag-juk is defined as milk porridge in some medical texts in Korea. In one of the Mongolian-Korean dictionary of 18C, milk tea is explained as tarag tea. Conclusion : Although there is not much evidence to back up this conclusion with satisfaction, it would not be to much to say that conception of tarag met some changes from yogurt to boiled milk during Joseon dynasty.
A Study of Fire(火)Prior to the Emergence of the Theory of Ministerial Fire(相火論) of JuDan-Gae(朱丹溪)
Yoon, Young-Heum ; Yun, Chang-Yeol ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 77~87
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.077
Objective : The writer has come to see that a study of the Theory of Ministerial Fire of JuDanGae presupposes a study of earlier theories of fire. Therefore, I have analyzed and studied the theories of fire presented by medical doctors since "Nae Gyeong(黃帝內經)" Method : To begin with, I have studied the concepts of grand fire(壯火) and small fire(少火), imperial fire(君火) and ministerial fire(相火) in "Nae Gyeong", and have construed the meaning of human fire(人火) and dragon fire(龍火) by Wang Bing(王冰), and fatty fire(膏火) by Sohn Sa-mak(孫思邈). Next, I have studied true fire(眞火) by Huh Sook-mi(許叔微) and true yang(眞陽) and pit fire(坎火) by Eom Yong-hwa(嚴用和), Theory on Right Kidney as the Gate of Life and Ministeiral Fire(右腎命門相火說) by Yu Wan-so(劉完素), and the reason why Jang Wan-so(張元素) asserted Theory of Three Burners as Ministerial Fire(三焦相火說). Result : I have understood the influence that the concepts of grand fire and small fire, imperial fire and ministerial fire in "Nae Gyeong"have exercised on the later medical doctors, and have also understood the physiological and pathological Fire that influences the human body. Moreover, I have seen that Fire, as discussed by scholars from Huh Sook-mi and Eom Yong-hwa to Yu Wan-so and Jang Wan-so, made great contribution to the later development of Theory of the Gate of Life, getting its entire picture in Eum Hwa. Conclusion : Seeing that the theories of Fire presented by medical doctors since "Nae Gyeong" and prior to JuDan-Gae had great influence on the later development of Theory of the Gate of Life, I have come to understand that along with Eum Hwa by Lee Dong-wan, they must precede a study of the Theory of Ministerial Fire of JuDan-Gae.
A Study of the character Chi(瘛) in Huangdineijing(黃帝內經)
Yuk, Sang-Won ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 89~98
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.089
Objective : This study was undertaken to refine the concept of the character Chi(瘛) in Huangdineijing(黃帝內經), find out the difference between Chi(瘛) and Zhi(瘈) and help use them correctly. Methods : This study researched the types and frequency of Chi(瘛) used in Juzhenfangsongbanyinben(聚珍倣宋版印本) edition of Huangdineijing(黃帝內經) and the mixed usage of Chi(瘛) and Zhi(瘈) by comparing some versions of the work. I discerned the meanings of Chi(瘛) and Zhi(瘈) by using opinions of annotators and dictionaries etc. Results & Conclusion : The character Chi(瘛) was used a total of 26 times in Hwangjenaegyeong(黃帝內經). Chi(瘛) appeared by itself just 5 times, whereas it was used as a compound such as in Chizong(瘛瘲), Shunchi(瞤瘛), Xianchi(癎瘛) the rest of the time. Even though Chi(瘛) and Zhi(瘈) were mixed in their use, it appears that the character Chi(瘛) had to be used for the symptomatic myoclonus(筋間代性痙攣症狀) of a chronic convulsion(慢驚風), and the character Zhi(瘈) had to be used for rabies(狂犬病).
Study on quantization of Korean medicine terminology concept - for disease symptom terms of Compilation of Formulas and Medicinals Addendum -
Lee, Jeong-Hyeon ; Kim, Wu-Yong ; Oh, Junho ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 99~109
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.099
Objectives : The concepts of many Korean medicine terms have changed for a long time and cumulatively been recorded in later medicine literatures. And, the same terms have very often been used for different meanings depending on context. Methods : This study was performed so that conceptual magnitude of Korean medicine terms could intuitively be recognized for the purpose of quantization. Results : This study was performed under the premise that terms used in old literatures of Korean medicine are related mostly to treatments that could immediately be reverted to types of medical herbs used. Through this, conceptual magnitude of terms was quantified by the method that frequency of medical herbs used for treatment was changed to numerical values. For this, data of "Compilation of Formulas and Medicinals Addendum" were used. First, after 'specificity' of each medicine herb corresponding to representative disease symptoms was calculated, medians in the set were selected, and 'values of conceptual magnitude' for representative disease symptoms were calculated. Conclusions : As a result, if disease symptoms are diverse, concept range is diachronically changed greatly, and specific disease symptoms of great conceptual difference are included, value of conceptual magnitude was great. Meanwhile, if disease factor and treatment are singular or limited to several types, and many medical herbs with high specificity are used, value of conceptual magnitude was less.
A study on The Characteristic of Traditional Pediatric Pulse Diagnosis
Baik, You-Sang ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 27, issue 1, 2014, Pages 111~122
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2014.27.1.111
Objective : The region, observation period, figuration of pulse, pulse frequency, process of diagnosis and related diagnostic methods in traditional pediatric pulse diagnosis were studied in this article. Method : The articles related to traditional pediatric pulse diagnosis in Traditional medical classics, and analysis to the characteristics of it was done, then lastly, the principle of pulse manifestation and the meaning of application to modern times were considered. Result & Conclusion : It is difficult to catch the figuration of pediatric pulse because of dynamic change of body conditions, fast heartbeat and narrow region of pulse. Therefore, the pulse diagnosis appropriated for children have been developed and combined with the special diagnosis methods, for example, palpation of forehead and observation of index finger. The traditional pediatric pulse diagnosis is done with just one finger palpation in the period of 3 to 5 years old to identify the speed, length, size and height of pulse. The standard average of pulse frequency is 7~8 par breath in the period of 3 to 5 years old according to traditional medical classic.