Tian Ma (Gastrodia Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Gastrodia Root
  • Pinyin Name:  Tian Ma

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  • 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.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-9g
    • 0.9-1.5g powder
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Liver

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Neutral (Ping) ◦ Sweet (Gan)



    Herbal Formulas Which Include Tian Ma

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Tian Ma (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan

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    Bao Ji Wan

    Empirical formula for food poisioning.  Also useful for overeating, excessive drinking - over indulgence in general.  Symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, belching, reflux, nausea, vomiting, aversion to food, possibly diarrhea.

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    Hui Chun Wan

    Most often used for childhood convulsions (possibly with wheezing, nausea, nighttime crying, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive mucus/saliva) or other conditions that involve fever, impaired or loss of consciousness, irritability, restlessness such as seizure disorders, meningitis, measles, and gastroenteritis among others.

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    Te Xiao Jing Zhui Tong Wan

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    Tian Ma Gou Teng Wan

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    Related Conditions:

     ◦ Headache ◦ Epilepsy (Seizure) ◦ Numbness ◦ Dizziness (Vertigo) ◦ Migraines ◦ Back Pain ◦ Leg Pain

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