Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Gastrodia and Uncaria Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name:  Gastrodia and Uncaria Formula
  • Pinyin Name:  Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan
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Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan Ingredients

Below you will find the (8) Chinese Medicinal Herbs that are commonly used to create Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan (in alphabetical order). You may click on the name of the herb for more details.

TCM HerbEnglish NameClinical FunctionsFunctional Group
Fu LingPoria, China Root
  • 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.
Herbs That Drain Dampness
  • Avoid Vinegar While Using This Herb.
Huang QinBaical Skullcap Root, Scutellaria
  • 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.
Herbs That Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Shi Jue MingAbolone Shell
  • Drains liver fire, descends rising yang - headache, dizziness, red eyes.
  • Liver heat disturbing the vision - photophobia, pterygium, visual obstruction.
Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors
Tian MaGastrodia Root
  • 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.
Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors
Wu Jia PiAcanthopanax Root Bark
  • 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.
Herbs That Dispel Wind Dampness
Yi Mu CaoChinese Motherwort
  • 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.
Herbs That Invigorate Blood
  • Avoid during Pregnancy.
Zhi ZiCape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia
  • 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.
Herbs That Drain Fire
  • Avoid in patients with loose stools and/or loss of appetite due to cold from deficiency.
Gou TengGambir Vine Stems and Thorns
  • 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.
Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors

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