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金门

Synonyms:
  1. 金門
  2. Jinmen
  3. BL63

Jinmen
Jinmen #

Jinmen(BL63,金门) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyang Bladder Meridian of Foot.It is the Xi-cleft point of the meridian.

Location

On the lateral side of the foot, anterior and inferior to the lateral malleolus, in the depression posterior to the base of the 5th metatarsal protuberance, on the lower border of the cuboid bone.

Indication

  • ①Headache, flaccidity and numbness in the lower extremities, pain and swelling in the lateral malleolus, Bi syndrome;
  • ②epilepsy;
  • ③infantile convulsions.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.