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
Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.