Sasang Constitutional Medicine is uniquely established in the field of Korean Medicine and Eight Constitution Acupuncture which is created upon Sasang constitutional medicine is widely applied in clinics. However, there exist no established theory but hypotheses with regard to the composition of acupoints of constitution acupuncture. The purpose of this study was to compare the acupuncture method between Sasang Constitutional Medicine and Eight Constitution Medicine.
We reviewed a total of 11 studies found on various domestic Oriental medicine journals and 7 literature ect. with the key words of Sasang Acupuncture, Eight Constitution Acupuncture and acupoint.
Among studies and literature chosen, the application of Saam’s acupucture method was many. Eight Constitution Medicine method is applied in the various disease and clinical studies were increased after the year 2000.
Although there were vulnerable approached to its theoretical and clinical evidence, further study should be followed to establish proper method of constitutional acupuncture.