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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Urinary Bladder Meridian > UB 63

Urinary Bladder 63

Chinese Name: 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.

Classification: Xi-Cleft point of the Urinary Bladder Meridian


  • Manic psychosis, epilepsy, infantile convulsion
  • Headache, lumbar pain, pain, numbness and weakness of the lower extremities, pain in the external malleolus

Functions: Relaxes the sinews, calms Wind, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Notes: A Xi-Cleft 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 functions.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.

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