UB-63 (Jin Men)

UB59-UB67

Chinese Name:

Jinmen 金门

English translation:

Golden Gate

Location:

On the lateral aspect of the foot, directly below the anterior border of the external malleolus, lateral to the lower border of the cuboid bone.

Classification:

Xi-Cleft point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian

Indications:

Mania, epilepsy, infantile convulsion, packache, pain in the external malleolus, motor impairment and pain of lower extremities.

Functions:

Relaxes the sinews, calms Wind, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Notes:

A Xi-Cleft point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute, painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic functions.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.


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