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Fumigation Therapy Registered as National Intangible Heritages
Pyongyang, November 10 (KCNA) -- Recently, fumigation therapy was registered as national intangible heritages in the DPRK.

It is one of the traditional Koryo therapies. It is a remedy using vapor and smoke arising from boiling and burning of Koryo medicines, and decoction.

It was recorded in "Tonguibogam", "Uibangryuchwi", "Hyangyakjipsongbang" and other old books on Koryo medicine.

It is considered to be derived from a treatment by sauna.

It gives no adverse effect and pain on the human body.

It is a good curing method which organically combined the pharmacological effects of thermotherapy with transpiration and smoke of medicine.

In recent years, the Institute of Koryo Medicine and other preventive and curative medical care institutions have introduced the fumigation therapy to raise the rate of curing patients completely.

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