Theory

SP 11 - Acupuncture Point - Jimen


SP 11 Names

  • English Name: Winnower Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Jimen
  • Chinese Character: 箕門

Location

  • 6 cun above SP 10 on the line connecting SP 12 to SP 10.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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SP 11 Clinical Uses

  • Used for a variety of urinary issues related to a collection of dampness/damp-heat - difficult urination/obstruction, retention of urine.
  • Swelling in the groin, pain/itching of the external genitalia.


SP 11 Point Associations

None listed.


SP 11 TCM Patterns

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

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



SP 11 Conditions Treated

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

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


Nearby Acupuncture Points

UB 37




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