A good place for us to start our exploration into research on Korean Medicine is to look at the differences between Sasang Constitutional Medicine (SCM) and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which is the most commonly practiced Oriental healing system in the world.
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Sasang Constitutional Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Comparative Overview by Junghee Yoo, et. al.
The featured article’s objective is to provide an introductory understanding of Sasang Constitutional Medicine by comparing it to the more common and familiar TCM. Sasang was influenced by most of the same philosophical theories as TCM, yet there are enough differences to show that Sasang is a distinct and separate medical tradition.
The following review highlights this article, which summarizes 50 peer-reviewed studies comparing the philosophies and methodologies of TCM and Sasang.