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Jinmen BL63: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Jinmen BL63: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Jinmen BL63: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
May 21
22:34 2019
Jinmen, BL63 pertains to the bladder meridian of Foot-Taiyang and is the starting point of the Yang Link Vessel (Yangweimai), like a door to enter the Yang Link Vessel.

Jinmen-BL63

Nomenclature:

Jin: gold Men:door
Jinmen, BL63 pertains to the bladder meridian of Foot-Taiyang and is the starting point of the Yang Link Vessel (Yangweimai), like a door to enter the Yang Link Vessel.
Point: BL63
Chinese Name: 金门
Name: Jinmen
English Name/Meaning: Golden Gate
Pinyin: jīn mén
Han Geul 한글: geum mun 금문
Romaji: kim mon
Vietnamese:Kim môn

Location:

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

Functions of Jinmen:

  • Relax sinew and invigorates collateral.
  • Calms the spirit.

Indications:

Mania, epilepsy, infantile convulsion, backache, pain in the external malleolus, motor impairment and pain of the lower extremities.

Method:

Transverse insertion 0.3 to 0.5 cun.

Remarks:

  • Xi cleft point.
  • Crossing point with yangwei vessel.

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