Vertically or obliquely 0.3–1 cun.
Caution: Peritoneum. The needle should be inserted into the obliquus externus or internus muscles.
Jingmen GB-25 is the Front Collecting-Mu point of the Kidneys. It means the Kidney Qi gathers and concentrates here.
Its main function is to link the Kidneys and the Spleen. If the mutual support between these two Organ breaks, Kidney's water passage regulating and the Spleen's digesting function will be impaired.
Furthermore, it strengthens the lower back as well, characterized by lower backache, inability to stand for long, pain in the lateral costal region and back, hip pain.