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Cuanzhu BL2 Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Cuanzhu BL2 Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Cuanzhu  BL2 Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
August 22
13:17 2018
Cuanzhu is at the end of the eyebrow, which looks like a luxuriant bamboo plant is indicated for eye disorders like blurred vision, redness..

Cuanzhu-BL2

Nomenclature:

Cuan : to assemble               zhu: bamboo
Cuanzhu is at the end of the eyebrow, which looks like a luxuriant bamboo plant.

Point: BL2
Chinese Name: 攢竹
Name: Zanzhu
English Name/Meaning: Gathered Bamboo
Pinyin: cuán zhú
Han Geul 한글: chan juk 찬죽
Romaji: san chiku
Vietnamese:Toản trúc

Location:

On the face, in the depression of the medial end of the eyebrow, on the supraorbital notch.

Functions of Cuanzhu:

  • Dispels wind.
  • Brightens eyes.
  • Opens the nose.

Indication:

  • Various eye disorders like blurred vision, redness, pain and swelling of the eyes, lacrimation, twitching of the eyelid.
  • Also for headache, trigeminal neuralgia,pain in the supraorbital region, facial paralysis.
  • Nasal disorders: rhinitis, sinusitis, nosebleed.
  • Hiccups.

Method:

  • Transverse-oblique insertion inferiorly towards Jingming BL-1 for eye diseases.
  • Transverse lateral insertion to join with Yuyao for supraorbital pain.
  • Prick to bleed for heat disorders.

Remarks:

Cuanzhu is the main point for eye disease.

Precaution:

This point is contraindicated for moxibustion.

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