Names Of Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan

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Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Gastrodia and Uncaria Formula
  • Pinyin Name: Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan
  • Chinese Character: 天麻钩藤丸
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How Is Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Categorized?

Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Functional Groupings

Sub Categories Within The Expel Wind Category

Extinguish Internal WindRelease Wind from the Skin and Channels

There Are 3 Formulas In Our Expel Wind Category

How Is Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Used Clinically?

Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Usages and Indications

  • Headaches, vertigo, dizziness, tinnitis, floaters or blurry vision, insomnia as a result of liver yang rising. 
  • Siezures, spasms, convulsions or other types of involuntary muscle activity due to liver wind.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Use with caution with patients presenting with yin deficiency.
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Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Has 8Ingredients

Fu Ling


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Poria, China Root


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat.
  • Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Quiets the heart and calms the spirit - palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness.

This formula has cautions, see details

Huang Qin


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Baical Skullcap Root, Scutellaria


Appears in the Herbs That Clear Heat and Dry Dampness category

Usages

  • Clears heat, drains fire, especially from the upper warmer - heat patterns with fever, irritability, thirst, cough, thick, yellow sputum, hot sores and swellings.
  • Clears heat, dries dampness - damp-heat in the stomach or intestines, diarrhea, dysentery; damp warm-febrile disease with fever, stifling sensation in the chest, thirst with no desire to drink; damp-heat in the lower jiao - lin syndrome; damp-heat jaundice.
  • Clears heat, stops bleeding - vomiting and/or coughing of blood, nosebleed, blood in the stool.
  • Clears heat, calms the fetus - restless fetus due to heat.
  • Sedates liver yang rising - headache, irritability, red eyes, bitter taste, flushed face.

Shi Jue Ming

Abolone Shell


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Drains liver fire, descends rising yang - headache, dizziness, red eyes.
  • Liver heat disturbing the vision - photophobia, pterygium, visual obstruction.

Tian Ma


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Gastrodia Root


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Calms the liver, extinguishes liver wind from either heat or cold patterns - spasms, tremors, headache, epilepsy, numbness, dizziness, wind-stroke, childhood convulsion, can be used for problems due to heat or blood deficiency.
  • Extinguishes wind, alleviates pain - headache, dizziness, migraine headaches that occur with wind-phlegm patterns, hemiplegia, dizziness, numbness.
  • Disperse painful obstruction due to wind phlegm - numbness and pain of the lower back and extremities.

Wu Jia Pi

Acanthopanax Root Bark


Appears in the Herbs That Dispel Wind Dampness category

Usages

  • Dispels wind-cold-damp, strengthens the sinews and bones, chronic bi due to liver and kidney deficiency generating weak sinews (motor function development delays in children, elderly).
  • Transforms damp, reduces swelling - urinary difficulty, edema, damp-cold leg qi.

Yi Mu Cao


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Chinese Motherwort


Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category

Usages

  • Invigorates blood and regulates menses for gynecological issues - PMS, abdominal pain, irregular menses, abdominal masses, infertility, post partum abdominal pain w/lochioschesis, stasis from blood deficiency.
  • Promotes urination and reduces swelling - acute systemic edema.

This formula has cautions, see details

Zhi Zi


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Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Fire category

Usages

  • Clears heat (Heart and Liver), eliminates irritability - heat patterns with fever, restlessness, insomnia, delirium, stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Drains damp heat - lin (urinary dysfunction) syndrome due to damp-heat in the lower warmer, damp-heat and constrained liver and gallbladder causing jaundice, damp-heat in the gall bladder and triple heater channels of the face - eyes, nose, sores in the mouth and face.
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding - nosebleed, blood in vomit, stool, urine; (needs to partially charred).
  • Topically for blood stasis due to trauma, reduces swelling.

This formula has cautions, see details

Gou Teng


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Gambir Vine Stems and Thorns


Appears in the Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors category

Usages

  • Extinguishes wind and alleviates spasms - spasms, muscle tremors, seizures.
  • Drains liver heat and pacifies liver yang - headaches, irritability, red eyes, dizziness.
  • Releases the exterior - fever, headaches, red eyes.

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