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Traditional Korean Medicine

A Korean prescription custom started in old and ancient occasions and can be followed back similarly as 3000 B.C. whenever stone and bone needles were found in the north hamgyong province, in present North Korea. In gojoseon, where the establishing legend of Korea is recorded, there is an account of a tiger and a bear who needed to resurrect in the human frame and who ate wormwood and garlic.In jewang engine which was composed around the season of samguk Yusa, wormwood and garlic are portrayed as 'consumable drug', appearing, even in times when the incantatory medication was the standard, therapeutic herbs were given as curatives in Korea. Besides, wormwood and garlic are not found in antiquated Chinese Herbology, appearing customary Korean prescription created novel practices and acquired them from different societies. Korean rationality concentrated on a totality of world view.A few parts of shamanism, Buddhism, and neo-Confucianism were incorporated into Korean rationality. The customary Korean idea has been impacted by various religious and philosophical idea frameworks throughout the years.