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Tendency of Korean Herbal Medicine Prescriptions Used for Dementiain Korean Experimental Researches−Mainly about Domestic Dissertations for a Degree−

  • Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Abbr : JKMR
  • 2014, 24(4), pp.29-40
  • Publisher : The Korean Academy Of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

Jo Hee Geun 1 Hwi-joong Kang 2 고용준 3 박진우 3 박수곤 3 정필선 3 이상영 3 SUL JAE UK 3 Jung Min Young 4 문영호 5

1순창군 보건의료원
2대전대학교 둔산한방병원
3청연한방병원
4동신대학교
5동신대학교 목포한방병원

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ABSTRACT

Objectives This study was designed to collect basic information about the herbal medicine used for dementia through analysis on Korean medicine prescriptions used in dissertations for a degree of Korean medicine related dementia (experimental study). Methods We searched dissertations in the National Assembly Library and oriental medicine advanced searching integrated system web DB by using keyword ‘치매’ and ‘dementia’. We reviewed and analyzed dissertations for the degree of Korean medicine, published from 2000 to 2013. Results As a result, We found 36 dissertations about Korean herbal medicines used for Dementia Yukmijihwang-tang, Chenwangbosim-dan were used much more than other prescriptions and Panax ginseng, Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Acorus gramineus, Polygala tenuifolia , Pachyma hoelen were used more than 10 times in these dissertations. Conclusions In relieving symptoms and the treatment of dementia, it is difficult to find tendency. Because the purpose and perspective of using each Korean medicine prescriptions and their herbs are various. However, as referred to outcome of preceding researches, Yukmijihwang-tang is considered as a potential dementia medicine.

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