Korean acupuncture is a broad categorization of acupuncture that includes some unique techniques and applications as well as techniques and theories from traditional Chinese and Korean Medicine. In general, Korean acupuncture places more of an emphasis on your body type or constitution when developing treatments. These eight constitutions are explained below.
- Metal Yang Body Type ( Pulmotonia )
- Metal Yin Body Type (Colonotonia )
- Wood Yang Body type ( Hepatonia )
- Wood Yin Body Type ( Cholecystonia )
- Earth Yang Body Type ( Pancreotonia )
- Earth Yin Body Type ( Gastrotonia )
- Water Yang Body Type ( Renotonia )
- Water Yin Body Type ( Vesicotonia )
Therefore, these theory is that one should know one’s own unique constitutional physiology as well as general physiology, in order to lead a healthy life.
Cycle irregularities, menopausal syndrome, menstrual pain, infertility, premenstrual symptoms, vaginal discharge.
Epigastric and hypochondria dissension and pain, retention of food, loud belching, sour regurgitation, vomiting, burning epigastric pain, hiccup, nausea, bitter taste, diarrhea, constipation.
Lower backache, pain in the limbs (thigh, hip, knee, foot, groin, soles, joints), neck pain, shoulder and upper back pain, headaches, sciatica facial pain including paralysis eye aches, chest pain, muscle ache, strain and sprain of ankle and foot.
Flu & colds, wind, fever, stroke, frequent or burning on urination, dizziness, cough, sore throat and phlegm in the thoart, cold in hands and feet, palpitations, deviation of the mouth, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, sinus, allergies, stuffy nose, stress, depression, chronic tiredness, lack of sexual desire.