Point Localization: On the posterior midline of the leg, 6 cun below the base of the buttocks.
TCM Actions: Benefits the lumbar and sacral regions.
Indications: Pain on the back, sciatica or sacral.
Target area: Lumbar. Sacrum.
Point Name and Meaning: Yinmen – Gate of Abundance
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.