Point Localization: At the end of the second floating rib.

TCM Actions: Regulates the water way in the Lower Burner. Regulates Spleen and Intestines. Strengthens the lower back.

Indications: Difficulty urinating. Dark urine. Borborygmos. Diarrhea. Distension and abdominal pain. Pain in the lower back, hip and rib side.

Target area: Lumbar region.

Point Name and Meaning: Jingmen – Capital Gate

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Mu (collecting) point of the Kidney.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]




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