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Zhonglushu BL29 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Zhonglushu BL29 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Zhonglushu BL29 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
February 25
08:17 2019
Zhonglushu is in the centre of the body, where the Qi of the muscles on both sides of the spine is infused into the back.

Zhonglushu-BL29

Nomenclature:

Zhong: centre Lu: muscles on both sides of the spine Shu:Point
Zhonglushu is in the centre of the body, where the Qi of the muscles on both sides of the spine is infused into the back.
Point: BL29
Chinese Name: 中膂俞
Name: Zhonglushu
English Name/Meaning: Mid-Spine Transporter
Pinyin: zhōng lǚ shū
Han Geul 한글: jung nyeo nae yu 중려내유
Romaji: chū ryo yu?
Vietnamese: Trung lữ du

Location:

1.5cun lateral to the Governor meridian, at the level of the third posterior sacral foramen.

Functions:

Strengthens the lumbar spine, warms yang and dispels cold.

Moves qi and blood.

Indications:

Dysentry, hernia, stiffness and pain of the lower back (lumbar/sacral spine), Disc herniation, Sciatica.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

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