Case Report

吳茱萸湯으로 호전된 少陰病 여드름 1례

A Case Report of Soeumbyeong Acne Vulgaris Patient Treated with Osuyu-tang (Wuzhuyu-tang, 吳茱萸湯)

2013 Vol. 5 No. 1
서울 서초구 방배4동 1808번지 안석빌딩 4층*
서울 영등포구 대림1동 908-13 인수한의원#
Jung-min Shin*․Jun-yeong Hyun#
Kyung-hee cheong-a Oriental medical clinic, Banbae4-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea*
In-su Oriental medical clinic, Darelim-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea#


Objective : This study aims to explain the effect of Osuyu-tang on an acne vulgaris which a Soeumbyeong patient has.

Methods : This is a case report on a female patient who has been suffering from acne vulgaris which is not controlled by normal dermatological treatments. According to Diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions, Osuyu-tang was provided for fifty days.

Results : After a series of Osuyu-tang treatments, the patient’s symptoms and result of KAGS improved.

Conclusions : This case study showed an effectiveness of using Osuyu-tang according to Diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions on acne.

KeyWords : Osuyu-tang(Wuzhuyu-tang, 吳茱萸湯), Diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions, Soeumbyeong(少陰病), Acne