Point Localization: On the lateral side of the foot, directly below the anterior border of the external malleolus, on the lower border of the cuboid bone.

TCM Actions: Remove obstructions in the channel. Treats pain in the channel.

Indications: Pain in the lower back, knees, legs and outer malleolus. Bi Syndrome in the channel.

Target area: Legs. Lower back.

Point Name and Meaning: Jinmen – Golden Door

Acupuncture Meridian: Yang Wei Mai

Categories: Xi (accumulation).

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.