Herbal Information for Gou Teng in Cut Form.
Common Name: Uncaria Vine with Hooks.
Botanical Name: Uncaria sinensis; Ramulus.
Channels/Meridians: Liver, Pericardium, Heart
Other Names: Cat's claw, Choto-ko, Choto-san, Uncariae uncis cum ramulus.
Pin Yin Name: Gou Teng, Diao-teng-san.
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product
Package Size: One Pound (1lb)
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this herb
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do Not Confuse With Uncaria tomentosa or guianensis, it has slightly different properties.
Additional Information on Gou Teng
- Also known as Uncaria twig
- Sometimes known as Cat's Claw
- Stems have double hooks
- Clears liver heat
- Subdues liver yang
- Extinguishes liver wind
- Alleviates spasms
- Releases the exterior
Product Properties: sweet, slightly cold
Popular Herbal Combinations for Uncaria Rhynchophylla:
- Gardenia + Uncaria Rhynchophylla
- Tangerine Peel + Uncaria Rhynchophylla
- Gastrodia + Uncaria Rhynchophylla
- Huang Qin + Uncaria Rhynchophylla
- Coptis + Uncaria Rhynchophylla
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