- Date 20 Jun 2019
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Medical tourism developed in Korea today is not only partly due to the superior and modern treatments in areas such as cosmetic surgery but also by Korean traditional medicine applications originating from in 3000 BC. And with most supplements and replacements (CAM), Korean medicine techniques are often used concurrently with Western treatments.
What are those medical techniques? Any discussion of traditional Korean medicine must mention the famous traditional Chinese medicine, as the two medical platforms have many similar treatments:
Aromatherapy – is a way to treat diseases through the use of aromatic vegetable oils, often applied as an ointment in body massages or through hot compresses or inhaled.
Acupuncture – in Korean medicine, like in traditional Chinese medicine, the insertion of thin needles to stimulate vital energy flow (often called “Qi”) is the standard of practice.
Meditation – is a self-directed method of calming and relaxing the mind, body and spirit, it is used for a variety of diseases, including soreness, high blood pressure and anxiety.
Worm therapy – this technique involves applying burnt mugwort (an aromatic plant) to the body without burning the skin. A bar of herbal soil is burned and placed on acupuncture points to stimulate blood flow and improve circulation
Herbal medicine – through the use of a variety of plants, flowers, algae or fungi, herbs in traditional Korean healing not only for the treatment of diseases but also for prevention. An example of the use of medicinal mushroom tea to regulate and enhance the immune system, another example is the herb used for the treatment of reproductive problems, which was observed in a study. double rescue in pregnancy compared to Western drug regimens; and of course Korean ginseng, one of the most famous and most widely used herbs in the world.
For the widespread development of traditional Korean medicine in the world of medical tourism, the Korean government is witnessing that. Both the Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) and the Korean Medical Tourism Association (KMTA) are committed to implementing globalization, perhaps taking advantage of the “Korean Wave”, or Hallyu, the phenomenon is spreading. globally and draw attention to Korea. One of their campaigns is aimed at attracting 50,000 medical tourists in 2013 – the 400th anniversary of Donguibogam, the book of traditional Korean medicine written in 1613.
Traditional Korean medicine is undoubtedly a traditional way of treating and preventing diseases for millions of people in Korea, and today we see it gaining popularity worldwide and attracting tourists. Medical search alternatives.