A Study on Lung's function-Focus on "the office of assisting Heart, the administration come out Lung(相傅之官, 治節出焉)" -

폐(肺)의 기능(機能)에 대한 연구(硏究) - "상부지관(相傅之官), 치절출언(治節出焉)"을 중심(中心)으로 -

  • Bang, Jung-Kyun (Dept. of Oriental Medical Classics and History, College of Oriental Medicine, Sangji University)
  • 방정균 (상지대학교 한의과대학 원전의사학교실)
  • Received : 2009.07.25
  • Accepted : 2009.08.14
  • Published : 2009.08.25

Abstract

In the "Somun(素問) Youngranbijeonron(靈蘭秘典論)", that describes the lung as "the office of assisting Heart, the administration come out Lung(相傅之官, 治節出焉)". The means of "the office of assisting Heart" is that Lung assist Heart and execute the Heart's order. The administration come out Lung has two means. The first, Lung administrates and controls the body. The second, Lung controls the Gi and blood(氣血). In the "Somun(素問) Gyeongmaekboulron(經脈別論)", that describes the creation of pectrol Gi(宗氣). The Essence derived from food(穀氣) digested in Stomach comes to Heart, and mixed Lung's Gi of respiration(呼吸之氣), than becomes a pectrol Gi(宗氣). The pectrol Gi(宗氣) controls the Gi and blood(氣血), and we can say that function is the administration come out Lung.

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Supported by : 상지대학교