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  • Uncaria Vine With Hooks (Gou Teng) Plum Flower Powdered Concentrate 100 gram Bottle
  • Uncaria Vine With Hooks (Gou Teng) Plum Flower Powdered Concentrate 100 gram Bottle
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Uncaria Vine With Hooks (Gou Teng) Plum Flower Ext. Pwd 100 gram

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Herbal Information on Gou Teng with Hooks in Concentrated Powder Form

Common Name: Uncaria Vine with Hooks, Uncaria rhynchophylla vine, Gamdir vine, Uncaria stems with hooks, Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis, tiao teng


Botanical Name:  Uncaria rhynchophylla twig and thorn


Pin Yin Name:  Gou Teng


Other Ingredients:  Dextrin (non GMO corn) 


Package Size:  100 grams (3.5 oz.)


Form:  Powder Concentrate         


Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.


Origin: China


Brand:  Plum Flower


Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.



Chemical Components:  rhynchophylline, isorhynchophylline, corynoxeine, isocorynoxeine, corynantheine, dihydrocorynantheine, hirsutine, hirsuteine, isorhynchophylline, corynoxeine, isocorynoxeine, hirstuine, hirusteine, corynantheine, dihydro-corynantheine

 Additional Information:  Sweet, Cool, Heart, Liver.

Gou teng drains liver heat and pacifies the liver.  It also extinguishes wind and eases spasms.  Gou Teng is the Pin Yin name, which translates into English literally as "hook vine." Uncaria vine, or gambir, has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Get professional help to see if this is the right herb for you. Gou Teng enters the Pericardium and Liver channels.

Some varieties of Uncaria vine are called Cat's Claw. Check the botanical name to be sure you have the correct herb.



Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. 

Parts of Plants







Hard/Dried Berries


Powder first. 


Soft Fruit









Decoct first. 

Powder first. 




Decoct first.





Decoct first.

 Powder first.






 Make tea first.

 Powder first.



About Plum Flower Quality Herb Powders

Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.


  • Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
  • Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
  • Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.

Manufacture's Statement:   It is important to note that Plum Flower formula extract powders do not contain any excipients. They are spray-dried directly from the condensed herbal decoction, and the resulting powder is the natural yield of the formulation.   Individual herbs can vary significantly in the amount of dissolved solids they yield during extraction. Many do not have the needed substance to form a powder, and our single herb extract powders contain a pharmaceutical-grade, non-GMO corn-based dextrin when necessary.


Traditional Chinese Herbs

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.





Please note: 
Definitions of the following forms which our products are sold in. Plus, we offer Certificate of Analysis by request for our products.

Powdered Concentrates  100 gram container size.(3.5 oz)
This has been processed, and usually has dextrin added. This is a powder which is commonly used to make tea or capsules.
Powdered Herb This is the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of the herb, which has been Powdered into a fine mesh which usually can be put into capsules.  Most of the Powders herbs are in a 1 pound size, unless otherwise noted.
Cut and Sift This the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of herb cut into manageable pieces. In general about 1/4 thick.  Size of herbs are 1 pound containers
Whole In very rare occasion herbs are whole, for example the Reishi Mushroom, Noto Ginseng, Mandrake, and Marigolds. Size of herbs are 1 pound containers.  If concerned please call.
Teapills These are small pills which have already been formulated and made into small pills.  Usually the size of small peas. The teapills are swallowed whole. The formula is usually based on Ancient Chinese Medicine.
Capsules Are Gelatin Capsules, unless noted as vegetarian capsules.  Please see each individual product for further information
Tablets Are a hard tablet ranging in various sizes. Please see each individual product for further information
Extracts An extract is produced by adding alcohol to an herb and letting the medium activate the components of the herbs, as well as to preserve the herbs
Loose Leaf The herb is not in a teabag.  It is loose in the packaging.  Sizes of the leaf vary from 1/4 inch to 1 inch depending on herb and brand.


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