Ying: chest Chuang: window
Yingchuang is on the chest, like a window into it.
Chinese Name: 膺窗
English Name/Meaning: Breast Window
Pinyin: yìng chuāng
Han Geul 한글: eung chang 응창
Romaji: yō sō?
Vietnamese: Ưng song
In the third intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
Functions and indications of yingchuang:
Regulates lung and qi of the chest, so is beneficial in fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, asthma, breast problems-mastitis.
Puncture obliquely0.3-0.5 cun.
Oblique insertion only.
Deep or perpendicular insertion carries a substantial risk of puncturing the lung.