Cheng: support Ling: spirit
The brain dominates the mind. The parietal bone is also called the “Tianling” bone. Cheng-ling is just lateral and inferior to it.
Chinese Name: 承灵
English Name/Meaning: Support Spirit
Pinyin: chéng líng
Han Geul 한글: seung nyeong 승령
Romaji: shō rei
Vietnamese: Thừa linh
On the head, 4 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.
Functions of Chengling:
- Stimulates the dispersion and descent of lung Qi.
- Benefits the nose.
- Disorders of head: headache, migraine, vertigo, dizziness.
- Nasal disorders: stuffy nose, nasal bleeding.
Transverse insertion 0.5 to 1.5 cun.
Meeting point of gallbladder and yangwei vessel.