SP 11 Acupuncture Point(Jimen) belongs to the Spleen Meridian of Foot-Taiyin,which is commonly used for dysuria, enuresis, swelling and pain of groin.Avoid the artery, puncture 0.5 to 1 cun straight.

SP 11 Acupuncture Point Location

6 cun above SP 10 on the line connecting SP 12 to SP 10.

jimen point

What is the meaning of Jimen

Jimen:”Ji”,dustpan, a tool for carrying things. “Men”,the door. The name of “Jimen” means that the soil of the Spleen is brought out. The substance of this point is the wind-qi from SP 10(Xuehai) point. After reaching this point, the wind-qi become strong and carry out the soil of Spleen to follow it,as if carried by dustpan, Hence the name.

SP 11 Acupuncture Point Usage

Difficulty urination, enuresis, scrotum itching,groin swelling and pain,lower limb paralysis, foot swelling and pain, etc.

SP 11 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Knead SP 10(Jimen) point on the left and right for 1 to 3 minutes each time, first from left to right. It can treat vaginal itching of women and eczema of men.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxa moxibustion on SP 11(Jimen) point for 5 to 10 minutes,or 3 to 5 unit.

SP 11 Acupuncture Point Compatibility

Combined with Pishu, PanguangShu, Zhongji, Qugu, Zusanli point to invigorate the spleen and replenish Qi, treat enuresis due to Qi deficiency, dysuria, urinary obstruction.

Combined with Panguangshu, Zhongji,Yinlingquan, Sanyinjiao, Xingjian point to clear the bladder, treat poor urination due to damp and hot of bladder, heat stranguria etc.

Combined with Xiaochangshu, PangguangShu, Yinlingquan, Sanyinjiao point to treat scrotal eczema due to damp invasion of lower energize.

Combined with HeYang and Sanyin point to treat morbid vaginal discharge due to cold hygrosis invasion;

Combined with Yinlingquan,Xuehai, Sanyinjiao point to treat groin swelling and pain due to cold hygrosis invasion;