This system of medicine is relatively young as compared to other systems like Ayurveda, Homeopathy etc.8 constitutional medicine was introduced in 1965,in Japan by Dr.DowonKuon. Since then, this system of medicine has been steadily gaining popularity and acceptance, curing more and more patients since its inception.
What is 8 constitutional medicine?
It is a form of medicine that seeks to cure a patient based upon his/her constitution(medical personality).The idea behind this form of medication is simple, since genetics(inherited from parents) and lifestyle (Eating preference, eating habits, hobbies and sleeping patterns) of each is different, the causes and development of an illness in his body would be different too.
Hence a patient is divided into one of several constitution types and treated accordingly.
Speaking of the constitution,
What determines an individual’s constitution?
An individual’s constitution(medical personality) is determined the physical and spiritual( life force and willpower) level and arrangement of the twelve organs of the human body, viz. –
- Small intestine
- Large intestine
- Gall bladder
- Sympathetic nervous system
- Parasympathetic nervous system
All the important organs our body needs to “exist” and function.
What are the different constitutions?
Well, a person’s constitution can be described well by a practising doctor,
Here is a brief overview in case you are interested-
- Hypotonia – Strong liver and weak lungs
- Cholecystokinin – Strong liver and weak intestines
- Pancreotonia – Strong pancreas and weak kidney
- Gastrotonia – Strong pancreas, weak bladders
- Pulmotonia – Strong intestines but weak liver
- Colonotonia–Strong large intestine but the weak small intestine
- Renotonia – Strong kidney but weak intestine
- Vesicotonia – Strong kidney but weak heart
How does 8 constitution medicine work?
According to the physical, spiritual and arrangement of the organs mentioned above, a person’s constitution is determined through simple tests(like pulse reading on wrists), analysis of his daily routine and personal interview.
Then an 8 constitution medicine mix is prescribed, which maintains the rhythm working of a person’s “healthy” organs while enhancing the rhythm of his “suppressed” or “ill” organs, ensuring that extra stress isn’t levied on the healthy organs. Based upon the patient’s condition, additional diets and medical treatments may be prescribed maintaining his body in a perfect “balanced” state.
Are 8 constitutional medicine effective in real life, and what are its uses?
Yes, apart from terminal diseases- Cancer, AIDS, Leukaemia, etc., 8 constitutional medicine works wonderfully and impeccably in curing every other non-terminal disease.
Recent experiments have it to be especially useful in-
- Curing Depression
- Anger management
- Curing hangovers
- Curing upset stomach
- Fever and cold
- Chronic back pain
- To suppress vomiting
This 8 constitutional medicine can effectively cure much more common ailment.Not only that these medicines can also be used as supplements to your daily diet, to ensure a healthy and balanced life.
How that you have read about this medicine, go ahead try them.Who knows they might be exactly what you need for your illness