A Literature study on the Sasang Constitutional Tongue Diagnosis based on Experience Prescriptions(經驗方) in the Donguisusebowon (Longevity and Life Preservation in Oriental Medicine)

동의수세보원(東醫壽世保元) 경험방(經驗方)에 근거한 사상체질별 설진(舌診)의 문헌연구

  • Lee, Jae-Chul (Constitutional Biology and Medical Engineering Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine) ;
  • Kim, Jong-Yeol (Constitutional Biology and Medical Engineering Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine) ;
  • Ryu, Hyun-Hee (Constitutional Biology and Medical Engineering Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine) ;
  • Kim, Keun-Ho (Constitutional Biology and Medical Engineering Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine)
  • 이재철 (한국한의학연구원 체질생물학.의공학연구센터) ;
  • 김종열 (한국한의학연구원 체질생물학.의공학연구센터) ;
  • 유현희 (한국한의학연구원 체질생물학.의공학연구센터) ;
  • 김근호 (한국한의학연구원 체질생물학.의공학연구센터)
  • Received : 2009.06.20
  • Accepted : 2009.08.01
  • Published : 2010.03.31

Abstract

1. Objectives: This study was performed to research the relationship between Sasang Constitution and characteristics of tongue diagnosis based on Donguisusebowon's Experience prescriptions(經驗方). 2. Methods: We searched tongue diagnosis factors in Donguisusebowon and classified this. Based on Donguisusebowon's Experience prescriptions(經驗方), we find tongue diagnosis factors in 6 contemporary Oriental medicine prescription books. 3. Results: Most So-eumin has white thin tongue coating and clear redish tongue color. Yellow tongue coatings are found in symptoms for Yinjinho-tang(Yinchenhao-tang), Soseungki-tang(Xiaochengqi-tang), Daeseungki-tang(Dachengqi-tang). Shortened Tongue is found in So-eumin's experience prescription and So-yangin's treat histroy. It didn't shown that So-eumin's Semen Crotonis included 6 prescritions' factors of tongue diagnosis. So-yangin's white tongue coating is found in Hyungbangpaedok-san(Jingfangbaidu-san), Sipjo-tang(Shizao-tang), Sosiho-tang(Xiaocihu-tang), Shinki-hwan(Shenqi-wan). Most of other So-yangin's tongue coatings are Yellowish and tongue color is deep red. Tae-eumin have thin white tongue coating at the Mahuang-tang(Mahuang-tang). Red tongue color and drying tongue are found at Jowiseungki-tang(Tiaoweichengqi-tang)Daesiho-tang(Dacihu-tang)Saengmaek-san(Shengmai-san) 4. Conclusions: Following So-eumin's Experience prescriptions, So-eumin's tongue color is clear red and tongue coatings are thin white and greasy. Following So-yangin's Experience prescriptions, So-yangin's tongue color is deep red and tongue coatings are yellowish and scarce except Exterior cold disease. And So-yangin has specific symptom of irritability, oral sores. Tae-eumin's tongue has two sides of white thin tongue coatings and Red and drying tongue.

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