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BL-63 (Jin Men) Metal Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Xi (Cleft) Point
  • Meeting Point of the Bladder Channel with the Yang Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Pacifies wind
  • Moderates acute conditions
  • Relaxes the sinews, activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

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

Location

CAM:
  • On the lateral side of the foot, directly below the anterior border of the external malleolus, on the lower border of the cuboid bone.
AMOA:
  • On the lateral side of the foot, in the depression posterior to the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal bone.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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