BL63 Jinmen

Andrew Ong

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English Name:BL63-jinmen
Golden Gate

Naming Convention:
“Jin” is gold, meaning great value. “Men” means door or gate. It is one of the most important points of the meridian, as valuable as gold and jade, hence the name Jinmen (Golden Gate).

Location:
It is anteroinferior to the anterior border of the external malleolus, in the depression below the cuboid bone, midway between Shenmai (BL62) and Jinggu (BL64).

Clinical Applications:
Epilepsy.
Infantile convulsion.
Backache.
Pain in the external malleolus.

Caution: