Tonggu is also known as Zhutonggu.
Zu: foot tong: passing Gu: valley
Tonggu, BL66 is in the depression of the foot, which is likened to a valley through which the Qi of the meridian passes.
Chinese Name: 足通谷
English Name/Meaning: Foot Connecting Valley
Pinyin: zú tōng gǔ
Han Geul 한글: tong gok [족]통곡
Romaji: ahsi tsū koku?
Vietnamese:Thủ thông cốc
Anterior to the fifth metatarsophalangeal joint, at the junction of the red and white skin.
- Dispels wind, clears heat.
- Calms the spirit.
Indications of Tonggu:
- Headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, epistaxis, mania.
- Dampness, urinary difficulty, painful urination, burning micturation, dark and scanty urine.
Perpendicular- oblique insertion towards the sole 0.2 to 0.3 cun.