BL-63 (Jin Men) Metal Gate
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BL-63 (Jin Men) Metal Gate

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


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


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

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the lateral side of the foot, in the depression posterior to the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal bone.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the lateral side of the foot, directly below the anterior border of the external malleolus, on the lower border of the cuboid bone.

Needling Method:

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