Jinmen (English translation: Golden Gate)
Location: On the lateral aspect of the foot, directly
below the anterior border of the external malleolus, lateral to the lower border
of the cuboid bone.
Xi-Cleft point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian
- Manic psychosis, epilepsy, infantile
- Headache, lumbar pain, pain, numbness and
weakness of the lower extremities, pain in the external malleolus
Relaxes the sinews, calms Wind,
activates the meridian, alleviates pain.
point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is
deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If
there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens
have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute,
painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian
and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic
Needling: Perpendicular insertion
.3 - .5 cun.