Spleen 4, Gongsun, is a point on the Spleen Leg Tai Yin acupuncture channel. It is a hugely important point, helping to keep Qi flowing smoothly in the abdominal cavity. That’s a huge help to the rest of your body, not least to your Heart.
Adjusts and regulates the movement of Qi in the Middle burner. That means it helps to ‘resolve’ stagnation including Blood stasis; reduces formation of gastric acid; lack of appetite; intestinal haemorrhage
Spleen 4 is calming – a good point for many mental problems, especially those from worrying
Master point for the Chong Mo vessel. Hence excellent for many forms of abdominal problems and problems of the membranes or fascia that wrap and protect your organs. That includes diseases such as pleurisy: menstrual pain; retained placenta. Also, distension from abdominal gas
Good for Heart pain and problems such as from Heart Fire and/or Wind attacking upwards as in epilepsy and mania
Analgesic point for pain in both epigastrium and abdomen including dysmenorrhoea
Sedating this point, when appropriate, helps to clear diarrhoea due to excess Damp in the body by encouraging the Spleen to transform fluids.
This point is often used when there is acute enteritis with vomiting and diarrhoea, or when there is bleeding in the upper digestive trace, such as from hematemesis.
Its analgesic qualities help to stop pain.
Spleen 4 is the Spleen’s Luo-connecting channel
From Spleen 4 the luo-connecting channel of the Spleen connects with the Stomach channel and then enters the abdomen where it connects with the Stomach and intestines. Symptoms of …
Fullness: sticking or lancinating pain in the intestines