Objective : The purpose of this paper is to report the effect of Sosiho-tang gagambang on Obesity based on Shanghanlun provisions
Methods : According to a disease pattern identification diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun provisions, the patient was diagnosed as Yangmyung-byung, and treated for 90 days with Soshiho-tang gagambang that Scutellariae Radix was substituted with Salviae Miltiorrhizae Radix. The result of treatment was evaluated by Body Mass Index(BMI).
Results : After taking Soshiho-tang gagambang for 90 days, the patient’s BMI was decreased, and the patient is cured of Obesity.
Conclusions : This study suggests that the treatment based on Shanghanlun provision has efficacy on Obesity. In addition, further studies are necessary in order to discover the roles of flavor of Shanghanlun herbal decoctions, and ensure the safety of it.
KeyWords : Obesity, Soshiho-tang, Sho-saiko-to, Shanghanlun provision.