Gongsun (English translation: Grandfather Grandson)
On the medial aspect of the foot, in the
depression distal and inferior to the base of the first metatarsal bone.
Luo-Connecting point of the Spleen Meridian.
Master point of the Chong Mai Vessel (couple with PC 6).
- Acute gastric pain, gastric distention and
stuffiness, poor appetite, pain around the umbilical region,
diarrhea, bloody stools
- Epigastric pain, chest congestion,
distention in the hypochondrium
- Master point of Chong Mai (pair with PC 6):
irregular menstruation, retention of placenta, postpartum faintness, shen
Strengthens the Spleen, harmonizes the
middle jiao, resolves dampness, regulates the Chong Mai, regulates menstruation.
points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases
of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic
diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically,
Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the
treatment of diseases.
Perpendicular insertion .6 - 1.2 cun.