A Study on BalHae's acupuncture and moxibustion

발해의 침구학에 관한 연구

  • Lee, Jeong-Rok (Dept. of Medical History, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Oh, Jun-Ho (Dept. of Medical History, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Seo, Ji-Youn (Dept. of Medical History, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Kim, Tae-Yuen (Dept. of Oriental Medical philosophy, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Hong, Sae-Young (Dept. of Oriental Medical History, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Yun, Seng-Yick (Dept. of College of History, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Cha, Wung-Seok (Dept. of Medical History, Kyunghee University) ;
  • Kim, Nam-Il (Dept. of Medical History, Kyunghee University)
  • 이정록 (경희대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실) ;
  • 오준호 (경희대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실) ;
  • 서지연 (경희대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실) ;
  • 김태은 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한의철학과) ;
  • 홍세영 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한의역사학과) ;
  • 윤성익 (경희대학교 한의과대학 사학과) ;
  • 차웅석 (경희대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실) ;
  • 김남일 (경희대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실)
  • Published : 2007.03.27


Objectives : Balhae was a Kingdom forming the Period of Southern and Northern Kingdoms with shilla. Because there have been paid little attention to the medicine of Balhae in the medical history field, we have little information on the medicine of Balhae thoroughly in detail. The aim of this study was to explorer on the acupuncture and moxibustion in Balhae as a part of the study on the medicine of Balhae. Methods : Because the historical remains of BalHae is not sufficient, it is hard to find out the part directly related to medicine However, the study established the category of acupuncture and moxibustion based on two rational frames from both diachronic and synchronic respects. Results : BalHae succeeded to the unique tradition and manufactured excellent needles which is harmless to human body. And BalHae's acupuncture was the highest level in those days by succeeding to the tradition from Gogugryeo. There might have been the Bi-Bo idea that we can treat country's disease with the Bo-sa (補瀉) theory of acupuncture in BalHae. Conclusions : We could know that there has been many medical scriptures of our own in BalHae, We could find out that BalHae succeeded to the legitimacy of our native medicine from Gojosun to Goguryeo and that they had the highest Acupuncture and Moxibustion in those days.