Herbal Information on Gou Teng with Hooks in Concentrated Granules Form 10 X
Note: This used to be 5 X strength, which is no longer available.
Common Name: Uncaria Vine with Hooks, Uncaria rhynchophylla vine, Gamdir vine, Uncaria stems with hooks, Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis, tiao teng, Fish Hook Vine
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: 10:1 concentrated granules
100 g Extract granules, equal to 1000 g (2.2 lb) dried raw herb.
Granule Composition: 90% extract + 10% maltodextrin
Maximal concentration ratio up to 30 times. Since each herb is extracted at its highest natural yield with little or no fillers, you are getting the granules of maximal potency with minimal fillers. Granules from other brands may contain up to 80% fillers.
Dosage: Take 0.5 g each time, 1 to 3 times daily in accordance with TCM. One teaspoon (included with the shipment) measures about 1.5 g granules.
The granules may be dissolved in hot water to serve as tea or mixed into yogurt.
Brand: Active Herb
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use continuously for more than four weeks without consulting your physician.
Naturally Occurring Components: rhynchophylline, isorhynchophylline, corynoxeine, isocorynoxeine, corynantheine, dihydrocorynantheine, hirsutine, hirsuteine, isorhynchophylline, corynoxeine, isocorynoxeine, hirstuine, hirusteine, corynantheine, dihydro-corynantheine
Additional Information on Gou Teng
Benefits of Gou Teng
- Extinguishes Wind
- Drains Liver Heat
- Alleviates Spasms
- Releases the Exterior - fever, headaches
- Pacifies Liver Yang
Product Properties: Sweet, Cool
Channels: 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.
Parts of the plant used are the stem and the torn.
Herbs which combined with Gou Teng are:
- Angelica Root
- Bupleurum Root
- Poria Cocos
- Ginger Root
- Licorice Root
Some varieties of Uncaria vine are called Cat's Claw. Check the botanical name to be sure you have the correct herb.
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- 10x concentrated & potent
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- No pharmaceuticals, sugar, dyes, etc
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- No clumping
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