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Gou Teng #1212M

Pin Ying Name: Gou Teng

Chinese Name: 鉤藤

English Name: Gambir Vine Stems And Thorns

Latin Name: Uncariae Cum Uncis, Ramulus

Substances that Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors (Substances that Calm the Liver and Extinguish Wind)
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Slightly Cold
Pericardium Liver
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Extinguishes Wind and alleviates spasms

  • Liver Heat Transforming into Wind with tremors, seizures and eclampsia

Drains Liver Heat and pacifies Liver Yang

  • Liver Fire and Liver Yang Rising with headaches, irritability, red eyes and dizziness
  • Recently used for hypertension

Releases the Exterior

  • Exterior Wind-Heat with fever, headaches and red eyes
  • Use with caution if there is no true Heat.
  • Use with caution if there is no Liver Wind.
  • Do not use continuously alone at maximum dose for longer than four weeks.