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

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.