Zhong : middle Shu: pivot
Zhongshu lies below the 10th vertebra and is like a pivot in the middle of the spine.
Chinese Name: 中枢
Pinyin: zhōng shū
English Name/Meaning: Central Pivot
Han Geul 한글: jung chu 중추
Romaji: chū sū?
In the depression below the spinous process of tenth thoracic spine.
- Benefits stomach, liver and gall bladder.
- Benefits lower back.
Pain in epigastric region, low back pain, stiffness of the back, jaundice.
Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
The spinal canal lies between 1.25 and 1.75 cun deep to the skin surface, varying according to body build.