Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin
Pin Ying Name: Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin
English Name: Gastrodia & Uncaria Decoction
Chinese Name: 天麻鉤藤飲
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rz. Gastrodiae||Tian Ma||
Extinguishes Wind, calms the Liver, stops spasms and tremors and subdues rising Liver Yang.
With Gou Teng and Shi Jue Ming, calms the Liver and extinguishes Wind.
|Ram. Uncariae cum Uncis||Gou Teng||
Extinguishes Wind, stops spasms, drains Liver Heat and pacifies Liver Yang.
With Tian Ma, calms the Liver and extinguishes Wind.
|Concha Haliotidis||Shi Jue Ming||
Drains Fire, descends Yang and calms internal Wind.
|Fr. Gardeniae||Zhi Zi||
Clears Heat and cools and activates Blood.
With Huang Qin, clears Heat and drains Fire preventing Heat from rising through the Liver channel.
|Rx. Scutellariae||Huang Qin||
Drains Fire and calms ascending Liver Yang.
With Zhi Zi, powerfully clears and drains lurking Heat from the Lungs with fever, fullness in the chest, cough with yellow sputum and epistaxis or hematemesis.
|Hb. Leonuri||Yi Mu Cao||
Invigorates the Blood preventing Blood from rising to the head with rising Liver Yang.
|Rx. Cyathulae||Chuan Niu Xi||
Invigorates and descends Blood and expels Wind.
With Du Zhong and Sang Ji Sheng, tonifies and nourishes the Liver and Kidneys.
|Cx. Eucommiae||Du Zhong||
Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver, aids the smooth flow of Qi and Blood and lowers Blood pressure.
|Hb. Taxilli||Sang Ji Sheng||
Nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin, nourishes Blood and treats hypertension.
|Caul. Polygoni Multiflori||Ye Jiao Teng||
Nourishes Heart Yin, nourishes Blood, calms the Shen and unblocks the channels.
With Fu Shen, calms the Shen and steadies the will.
|Poria Pararadicis||Fu Shen||
Pacifies the Heart, calms the Shen and soothes the nerves.
- Calms the Liver
- Extinguishes Wind
- Clears Heat
- Invigorates the Blood
- Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys
- Liver Wind Stirring Internally: Liver Yang (Liver Fire) Generates Wind
- Liver Yin Deficiency with Liver Yang Rising
- Blurred vision
- Sensation of Heat rushing to the head
- Dream disturbed sleep
- Twitching and spasms in the extremities
- Trembling tongue
- Deviation of mouth and eyes
- T: Red
- P: Wiry and rapid or Wiry, tight and rapid
- Cerebrovascular disease
- Essential hypertension
- Renal hypertension
- Hypertensive encephalopathy
- Eyelid twitch
- Cerebral hemorrhage
- Ischemic stroke
- Parkinson's disease
- Alzheimer's disease
- Puerperal fever
- Facial paralysis
- Puerperal eclampsia
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Meniere’s disease
- Cerebral embolism
- Cerebral infarction
- Facial spasms
- Transitory ischemic attacks
- Otitis media
- Menopause syndrome
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neck pain and stiffness
- Contraindicated for those with Liver Wind due to Yin Deficiency.