Acupuncture Nepal

Zhourong SP20 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

 Breaking News

Zhourong SP20 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Zhourong SP20 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
November 15
11:44 2018
Zhourong-SP20

Zhourong-SP20

Nomenclature:

Zhou: general Rong: nourishment
Zhourong functions to harmonize the nutrient Qi and to nourish the whole body.
Point: SP-20
Chinese Name: 周榮
Name: Zhourong
English Name/Meaning: Encircling Glory
Pinyin: zhōu róng
Han Geul 한글: ju yeong 주영
Romaji: shū ei
Vietnamese: Chu vinh

Location:

In the 2nd intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline or 2 cun lateral to the midclavicular line.

Functions of zhourong:

  • Unbinds the chest.
  • Regulates and descends the Lung Qi.

Indications:

Fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, cough, hiccup.

Method:

Transverse-oblique insertion along the intercostal space, 0.5 to 1 cun.

Precautions:

Perpendicular insertion, especially in thin patients, carries a substantial risk of inducing a pneumothorax.

Related Articles