Cuan : to assemble zhu: bamboo
Cuanzhu is at the end of the eyebrow, which looks like a luxuriant bamboo plant.
Chinese Name: 攢竹
English Name/Meaning: Gathered Bamboo
Pinyin: cuán zhú
Han Geul 한글: chan juk 찬죽
Romaji: san chiku
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.
- 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.
- 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.
Cuanzhu is the main point for eye disease.
This point is contraindicated for moxibustion.