SCM: Sa Sang Constitutional Medicine of Korea

Last update: 9-14-2016

Based on lectures by Sa Sang teacher: Dr. Hoyoon Chong
at Virginia University of Oriental Medicine
more SaSang info at

Originated with Korean acupuncturist Lee Che-Ma in 1894.

Classifies all humans into 4 types of constitution and presents custom made treatments and medication according to different constitution of an individual.

Taeyang- large lungs, small liver.
Taeum- weak lungs, large liver.
Soyang- strong digestion, weak urogenital.
Soum- weak digestion, large urogenital.


Also see 4 needle technique of Saam Acupuncutre here: 4 Needle technique

Area of Korea where this Sa Sang medicine was founded:










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