G.B.-25 Capital Gate JINGMEN - Acupuncture Points

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G.B.-25 Capital Gate JINGMEN - Acupuncture Points -1

G.B.-25 Capital Gate JINGMEN - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
G.B.-25 Capital Gate JINGMEN - Acupuncture Points ) On the lateral aspect of the ribcage, at the lower border of the free end of the 12th rib.
How to find
Place the hand on the upper abdomen and, with gentle pressure, glide along the lower border of the ribcage until you can feel the free end of the 11th rib (➞ LIV-13) slightly superior to the umbilicus. By continuing to palpate along the lower border of
the ribcage, you will feel the free end of the 12th rib on the lateral aspect of the waist. Locate G.B.-25 on its lower border. For orientation: When pressing the flexed elbow onto the thorax, the tip of the olecranon will rest on the area around the free end of the 11th rib (➞ LIV-13).
Needling
Vertically or obliquely 0.3–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum; the needle should be inserted into the obliquus externus or internus muscles.
Actions/Indications
● Tonifies the Kidneys and regulates the water passages
● Strengthens the Spleen, regulates the Intestines
● Benefits the lumbar region
Special features
Front-mu point of the Kidneys

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