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SP-04 (Gong Sun) Yellow Emporer

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin
  • Luo (Connecting) Point
  • Confluent Point of the Penetrating Vessel

Actions:

  • Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the middle jiao
  • Regulates Qi and resolves dampness
  • Calms the spirit
  • Benefits the Heart and chest
  • Regulates the Penetrating vessel

Indications:

  • Gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, borborygmus.

Location

CAM:
  • In the depression distal and inferior to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone, at the junction of the red and white skin.
AMOA:
  • On the medial side of the foot, in the depression distal and inferior to the base of the first metatarsal bone.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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