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公孙

Synonyms:
  1. 公孫
  2. Gongsun
  3. SP4

Gongsun
Gongsun #

Gongsun(SP4, 公孙) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyin Spleen Meridian of Foot. Gongsun is the Luo-Connecting Point of the spleen.

Meaning

Gong, connection; sun, reficular collateral.
Sun here indicates collateral. From this point the collateral of the Spleen Meridian connects with the Stomach Meridian.

Location

In the depression distal and inferior to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone, at the junction of the red and white skin.

Indication

  1. main point for gastro-intestinal diseases, stomachache, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea.
  2. for local pains.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.8-1.2 cun.