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Volume 28, Issue 4 - Nov 2015
Volume 28, Issue 3 - Aug 2015
Volume 28, Issue 2 - May 2015
Volume 28, Issue 1 - Feb 2015
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Anti-aging herbal formulae in Dongeuibogam : Identification of candidates by text mining
Pae, Seung-Bin ; Yun, Byeong-Cheol ; Baek, Jin-Ung ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 1~9
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.001
Objectives : The main aims of this study were to identify candidate anti-aging herbal formulae(CAHF) from Dongeuibogam. Methods : We analyzed the terms describing effect of 3,901 herbal formulae on Dongeuibogam and selected the terms describing the anti-aging effect of herbal formulae(TAEHF). Finally, we generated a list of CAHFs based on TAEHFs. Results & Conclusions : 1. We finally selected 162 TAEHFs on Dongeuibogam. 2. We finally selected 138 CAHFs on Dongeuibogam(15CAHFs for external use, 123CAHFs for internal use). 3. TAEHFs are classified into 9 types. 4. CAHFs are classified into 9 types.
A Study on Five Viscera Figures of Uibang-yuchwi and five viscera spirit meditation
Kim, Hag-Dong ; Koo, In-Mo ; Park, Seong-Bum ; Lee, Byung-Wook ; Kim, Ki-Wook ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 11~40
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.011
Objectives : With Taoist medicine, there is a way of improving one`s health by adopting a unique discipline called `Five viscera spirit meditation`. The method was reintroduced in traditional Korean medicine when it was finalized. The viscera figures in the Uibang-yuchwi is one of the good examples in which the photos influenced by the five viscera spirit meditation appeared in medical literature. This research is aimed to study the process and the result of how medical knowledge influenced the formation of the five viscera spirit meditation, an important health theory of Taoist medicine, and how Korean medicine was affected by Taoist medicine. Methods : We will compare and study the information included in the following publications: the Taipingjing from the Dong-Han Period when the concepts of five viscera spirit were conceived; the huangtingjing from the Wei-Jin-Nan-Bei-Chao Period when the five viscera spirit meditation was finalized; the Yuanshenjing, the Yuzhoujing and the Buxietu based on Taoist medicine; and the Uibang-yuchwi based on traditional Korean medicine. Results & Conclusions : SThe medical knowledge at the initial stage made its way into Taoist medicine, forming the foundation of health theories and contributing to the creation of the five viscera spirit meditation. After some exchanges of medical knowledge and practices between Taoist medicine and other existing medicines, the five viscera spirit meditation reappeared in medical literature in the form of drawings and was used to cure diseases.
Comparison of Yanluozi`s and Huatuo`s visceral figures
Koo, In-Mo ; Kim, Hag-Dong ; Kim, Ki-Wook ; Lee, Byung-Wook ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 41~56
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.041
Objectives : This research is aimed to compare the visceral figures published during the Song Dynasty, and to reveal the differences between anatomical and physiological knowledge in the presence of Taoist theoretical background and in its absence. It is also aimed to discuss the theoretical differences among existing medicines. Methods : First, we will find the commonalities and the differences in the drawings describing the internal organs of a human body in the two publications, and study what made such commonalities and differences and how they affected medical theories. Secondly, we will analyze and update the internal organ data specified in the two publications as it relates to the five viscera and six bowls. Finally, we will analyze the commonalities and the differences, and study the background and the significance of medical theories. Results & Conclusions : 1. The positions of the liver and the spleen in the drawing of the Yanluozi`s and Huatuo`s visceral figures are inverted in the drawing of the Huatuo`s visceral figures. The positions of other internal organs are similar. 2. The section of the five viscera in the Yanluozi`s and Huatuo`s visceral figures describes the Taoist gods necessary to build up discipline by the means of meditation. 3. In the Zhutidian`s visceral theory, a belly button is recognized as a very important organ for the activity of life. 4. In the Huatuo`s visceral figures, the `Zangzhen` generated from foods is described as the energy source for the vitality of the five viscera. 5. The Huatuo`s visceral figures mentioned the functionality of a gall bladder and an Tripple Energizer, which was not mentioned in the Yanluozi`s and Huatuo`s visceral figures. 6. Both the "Yanluozi`s and Huatuo`s visceral figures" and the "Huatuo`s visceral figures" specify that the moisture filtered through small intestines turns into urine.
A Study on the Harmonization Method(和法) in Huang Di Nei Jing(黃帝內經) and Shanghan Zabing Lun(傷寒雜病論)
Ju, Bao-zhao ; Kim, Hyo-chul ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 57~63
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.057
Objectives : Through the analysis of the harmonization(和) thought in Traditional Chinese culture, and then excavate the theory and application of Harmonization Method(和法) in Huang Di Nei Jing(黃帝內經) and Shanghan Zabing Lun(傷寒雜病論). Methods : We find the harmonization(和) means harmony and neutral in traditional Chinese culture, including the harmony of society, the harmony of the mind and the body, and so on. Results : Huang Di Nei Jing(黃帝內經) emphasized the health status is moderate, the disease state is unbalance, preserving our health should keep the yin-yang equilibrium, treating disease should reestablish the equilibrium status, which establish the foundation of the theory of Harmonization Method(和法). Shanghan Zabing Lun(傷寒雜病論) created the methods of settlement and harmony, which is a precedent for the wide application of Harmonization Method(和法) for future generations, including to reconcile the interior-exterior and yin-yang, to harmony the ying-wei and qi-blood, to reconcile the activities of qi of internal organs. Conclusions : The harmonization(和) is the ideological foundation of the theory system of TCM and the Harmonization Method(和法). The Harmonization Method(和法) is an important treatment method for clinical practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
A Literatual Study of External Treatment from Hyangyakjipsungbang·Tooth
Kim, Yong-jin ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 65~77
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.065
Objectives : This literature study about dental external treatments from Hyangyakjibsungbang Tooth will invigorate applying the therapeutics in the field of Dentistry. Methods : In this study, the parts related to external treatment in the original text of Hyangyakjibsungbang Tooth were reviewed. Results : Examples of frequently used external method were gargling, applying powder, and brushing one`s tooth. These methods are still used in modern dental treatment. Conclusions : Discovering new herbal medicines that provide better effects and developing more precise external treatments will advance dental treatment in Korean medicine.
Origin and Meanings of Shape of Vital Gate(命門) in Yixuerunmen(醫學入門)
Jo, Hak-jun ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 79~97
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.079
Objectives : To research origin of the shape of vital gate(命門) in Yixuerunmen makes us understand more exactly what the author, Li Chan(李梴) thought vital gate shaped. Methods : It`s shape described in his book was compared with pictures portraying it in Hua Tuo Xuan Men Nei Zhao Tu(華陀玄門內照圖), one of references of his book. Results : He reasonably modified its passing track, while explaining it according to the paintings in Hua Tuo Xuan Men Nei Zhao Tu. Vital gate, as he thought, was not an real organ like the other five viscera, but a cord or a tube similar to blood vessels. He believed its cord had long connections from pericardium to terminal of urethra, which went through pericardium upward, right kidney downward, right around terminal rectum down-frontward, and urethra in parallel outward. Conclusions : He had consistent understandings for vital gate to penetrate several different viewpoints, as based on pictures in Hua Tuo Xuan Men Nei Zhao Tu.
Interpretation of chest bind(結胸) in Donguisusebowon(東醫壽世保元) based on the chest bind disease of the Soyang pattern
Jang, Woo-Chang ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 99~119
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.099
Objectives : This study aims to compare and analyze the contents and logic of Lee Jema`s chest bind theory of the Soyang pattern with that of the traditional perspective since Shanghanlun, and to further investigate its underlying meaning and evaluate its value. Methods : Study chest bind related arguments of Lee through historical, demonstrative and positive investigation. First, contrast related texts starting from Shanghanlun, followed by reasoning based on general medical logic. Finally review clinical case studies from texts and papers for verification. Results : According to Lee, the key to diagnosis and treatment in preventing major chest bind which is a severe condition in the exterior cold pattern of the Soyang constitution, is to disperse fluid bind using GanSui(甘遂) in the water counterflow and vomiting(水逆嘔吐) stage prior to the major chest bind symptoms of stiffness and pain in the lower chest(心下硬痛), and reducing phlegm-rheum using DoJeokGangGiTang(導赤降氣湯) in the beginning stages of chest bind. HyeongBangDoJeokSan(荊防導赤散) is the main formula in treating phlegm-rheum, a causal factor to chest bind, modified according to the `treat the three burners separately(三焦分治)` theory of the DaoChiSan(導赤散) section in WanBingHuiChun (萬病回春) to accomodate the Soyang constitution. Conclusions : If we follow Lee`s diagnosis and treatment system on chest bind, it will allow us to diagnose chest bind in the earlier stages and secure safe treatment.
A Study on CV12 Moxibustion of King Sukjong(肅宗) of Joseon Dynasty -Focusing on Seungjeongwon Ilki(承政院日記) Yakbang(藥房) Records -
Kim, Dongryul ; Ko, Daewon ; Kim, Hyunkyung ; Cha, Wungseok ; Ahn, Sangwoo ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 121~137
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.121
Objectives : To investigate the progress, characteristics, and reasons of CV12 moxibustion that King Sukjong of Joseon Dynasty had experienced 31 years since 1684. Methods : This study mainly extracted the records and related records about CV12 moxibustion of King Sukjong and relevant records from Seungjeongwon Ilgi, and analyzed them. Aside from that, medical books wrote at that time and relevant records were additionally investigated. Results : King Sukjong cauterized CV12 or other CV12 related acupoints with moxa 21 years out of his 31 years from 1684 to 1714. The cautery period was usually between late January and mid February. He had 100 pieces of moxa for cautery. On the last day of his moxibustion, he cauterized ST36 with moxa. The moxibustion process consisted of the following steps: suggestion or requirement of moxibustion, decision of date and time, and moxa cautery. In 1684, the reason why King Sukjong cauterized CV12 with moxa was to treat his joint pain and nauseous symptoms. The effect can be found in Donguibogam, many other Korean medical books, and other general books at that time. In 1685, he began to cauterize CV12 with moxa to prevent diseases. Since then, most moxa cautery on CV12 had been performed in the same context. Conclusions : For 21 years, King Sukjong repeatedly cauterized CV12 with moxa. The moxa therapy was conducted to prevent diseases mostly. And King Sukjong had a lot of interest in the therapy. For the reasons, the therapy had repeatedly been performed so long.
Study on the medical philosophy of Zheng Zhi Xin Chuan(證治心傳) - based on the theory of acute febrile disease -
Jeong, Chang-hyun ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 139~154
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.139
Objectives : Zheng Zhi Xin Chuan(證治心傳) is a compact compilation of 14 discussions on medicine, written by Yuan Ban(袁班) in the late Ming-early Qing period. Methods : To survey the scholarly position of Yuan Ban(袁班) in the history of Wenbing by systematically analyzing and organizing Wenbing related theories in Zheng Zhi Xin Chuan (證治心傳). Results & Conclusions : In his book, YB suggests concepts such as `mainly attack upper heater(多犯上焦)`, `transmission to the nutrient phase(轉入營分)`, `sequential transmission(順傳)`, `abnormal transmission(逆傳)`, `dryness invasion of human body in autumn(秋傷於燥)`. In the history of Wenbing, it has been widely acknowledged that the concept of weiqiyingxiebianzheng(衛氣營血辨證) and abnormal transmission to the pericardium(逆傳心包) were originally suggested by Ye Tianshi(葉天士). However, according to the findings of this study, these concepts are traced back to the contents of YB`s publication, nearly a century before Ye`s time. In addition, YB`s discussion on `秋燥` was highly advanced than any other scholar of his time, hinting his influence on medicine thereafter.
A Study on the Food Cure in Eumsunjungyo Singnyojaebyeong
Hong, Jin-Im ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 155~177
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.155
Objectives : This study examined the food cures in Eumsunjungyo Singnyojaebyeong. The diseases described in Singnyojaebyeong still occur frequently in modern times. This study also investigated the recipe of food cures for applying to the modern time treatment. Methods : I categorized the major symptoms of the sixty-one food therapies in Singnyojaebyeong, and sorted the main ingredients of each symptoms, and organized the efficacies of food sources based on third book of Eumsunjungyo. Results : Singnyojaebyeong, which organized the treatment methods curing diseases with foods, provided information about the foods that are good for twenty diseases, such as Heoro, Shinheo, Pung, Yotong, Heoyak, Biwui Heoyak, Seupbi, Sujong, Sogal, Sobyeonbultong, Gakgi, and Chijil. The food therapy methods were used to cure diseases using the food sources suitable for each major symptom. Conclusions : The food therapies in Eumsunjungyo Singnyojaebyeong proves that people in all regions have used food to cure diseases from old times. And to cure diseases, people have used the characteristics, tastes, and cooking forms of food ingredients for a long time. Thus, this study can be a reference for creating another food therapy.
A Study on the Concept Formation of Neishangzabing
Baik, You-sang ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 179~192
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.179
Objectives : In this article, the concept of Neishang and Zabing and the establishment of the terms, are investigated. Methods : The literatures related to the establishment of Neishang and Zabing, for example, Huangdineijing, Shanhanlun, Jinguiyaolue etc are selected and then the analysis and investigation of the significant documents has followed. Results : The concept of Neishang originally means the group of disease caused by internal pathogens, for example, emotions in Huangdineijing; however, it has become rarely mentioned in Shanhanlun, Jinguiyaolue. The other concept, Zabing that is used once as a name of chapter in Huangdineijing means the group of diseases without exogenous diseases after Shanhanzabinglun was published. Conclusions : The concept of Neishang has divided into qiqingneishang that is caused by emotion disorders in Sanyinfang in the Song dynasty, and yinshineishang argued by Lidongyuan, a doctor in the Jinyuan dynasty: the latter has been the main meaning of Neishang. The concept of Zabing had been used as a narrow sense, the rest diseases until it was extended to a broad sense, the name of disease group except for internal and body-based diseases.
A Content Analysis of the Medical Conversation Records from the Visits of Joseontongshinsa - Focused on the Medical Classics -
Kim, Hye-il ; Jeong, Chang-hyun ; Jang, Woo-chang ; Baik, You-sang ;
Journal of Korean Medical classics, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 193~212
DOI : 10.14369/skmc.2015.28.4.193
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to find the differences of the viewpoints about medicine between Korean and Japanese doctors through analysing the contents of the medical conversation records from the visits of Joseontongshinsa. Methods : The conversations were classified according to the topics and analysed with emphasis on the subject of medical classics. Results : Japanese doctors were skeptical about the application of Huangdineijing(黃帝內經) and the theory of Five Circulation and Six Qi(五運六氣) to clinical treatment while they respected Shanghanlun(傷寒論). They were interested in the bibliography of medical classics, and considered it was important to study the original texts rather than the new editions. The doctors of Joseon valued Huangdineijing highly and accepted the theory of Five Circulation and Six Qi. They mainly used the treatments in Yixuezhengzhuan(醫學正傳), Yixuerumen(醫學入門), Shoushibaoyuan(壽世保元) as therapeutic methods. Conclusions : The conversation records reflect the trend of Korean Medicine in the Joseon Dynasty that Huangdineijing had been mainly studied and the Jin-Yuan(金元) Medicine had been accepted, and the trend of Japanese Medicine in the mid-Edo period that Koho school(古方派) had predominated.