Theory

GB 25 - Acupuncture Point - Jing Men


GB 25 Names

  • English Name: Capital Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Jing Men
  • Chinese Character: 京門

Location

  • On the lateral side of the abdomen on the lower border of the free end of the 12th rib
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 25 Clinical Uses

  • Local point for pain in the lumbar a/or lateral costal region especially when presenting with a KD deficiency.
  • KD/SP Issues involving dampness - diarrhea (esp. watery/cold), bloating, abdominal distention.
  • Diuretic point - urinary retention, difficult urination, edema.
  • Uterine stones - assists passage


GB 25 Point Associations


GB 25 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



GB 25 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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