Zhou: general Rong: nourishment
Zhourong functions to harmonize the nutrient Qi and to nourish the whole body.
Chinese Name: 周榮
English Name/Meaning: Encircling Glory
Pinyin: zhōu róng
Han Geul 한글: ju yeong 주영
Romaji: shū ei
Vietnamese: Chu vinh
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.
Fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, cough, hiccup.
Transverse-oblique insertion along the intercostal space, 0.5 to 1 cun.
Perpendicular insertion, especially in thin patients, carries a substantial risk of inducing a pneumothorax.