SP 4 Acupuncture Point - Gong Sun - Spleen Meridian

  • Chinese Name Gongsun
  • English Name Yellow Emperor
  • Location: In a depression distal and inferior to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone at the junction of the red and white skin.
    Japanese SP 4 is found proximal to the head of the 1st metatarsal bone were distinct pressure pain is found.
  • Point Associations:
  • Luo Connecting Point
  • Chong Mai Master Point, coupled with PC 6, Master point of the Yin Wei Mai.
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Excess pathologies of the ST and Intestines - severe abdominal a/or epigastric pain, dysentery, food poisoning.
  • Gynecological and Abdominal issues due to stagnation of Qi and Blood - masses, fibroids, cysts, irregular menstruation.
  • With PC 6 for chest and heart pain, shen disorders, sighing, anxiety, insomnia, nervousness.
  • Spleen Meridian Points (21):
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

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