Point Localization: 8 cun above the patella on the lateral side of the sartorius muscle.

TCM Actions: Strengthens the Spleen Qi. Removes humidity clearing the water way.

Indications: Difficulty urinating. Dysuria. Nocturnal enuresis. Urethritis. Orchitis. Hemorrhoid. Beriberi. Atrophy, weakness and paralysis of the lower limbs.

Target area: Lower limbs.

Point Name and Meaning: Jimen – Winnower Gate

Acupuncture Meridian: Spleen

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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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.