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Herbal Information on Gou Teng with Hooks in Concentrated Powder Form What is Gou Teng? Gou Teng, or Uncaria rhynchophylla, is a traditional Chinese herb often used in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Known for i…

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Herbal Information on Gou Teng with Hooks in Concentrated Powder Form

What is Gou Teng?

Gou Teng, or Uncaria rhynchophylla, is a traditional Chinese herb often used in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Known for its ability to calm the liver and extinguish internal wind, Gou Teng is commonly used to treat conditions such as hypertension, dizziness, headaches, and convulsions. It works by reducing excess yang and clearing heat, making it effective in managing symptoms like high blood pressure, tremors, and migraines. This herb has a long history of use in TCM for promoting overall neurological health and balance.

Gou Teng in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

what is gou teng, how to use gou teng, lyme disease and gou teng, what are the health benefits of gou teng, how to use herbsGou Teng (Uncaria rhynchophylla), also known as Gambir vine, is an herb commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is primarily valued for its ability to calm the liver and extinguish wind, making it effective for treating conditions like:

  1. Hypertension: Helps to lower high blood pressure. 
    Hypertension Treatment: Studies have shown that Gou Teng helps in lowering blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and improving circulation. Read more on PubMed.

  2. Dizziness and Vertigo: Alleviates symptoms related to liver wind.

  3. Convulsions and Tremors: Used in conditions involving spasms or tremors, such as epilepsy.
    Neuroprotective Effects: Research indicates that Gou Teng has significant neuroprotective properties, which can be beneficial in treating conditions like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Read more on PubMed

  4. Headaches: Relieves headaches associated with liver yang rising.

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         

Origin: China

Brand:  Plum Flower

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

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

Product Properties: Sweet, Cool

Channels:  Heart, Liver

Summary on Gou Teng

  • Extinguishes Wind
  • Drains Liver Heat
  • Alleviates Spasms
  • Releases the Exterior - fever, headaches
  • Pacifies Liver Yang

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.

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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.

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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.

Reference:
alternativehealing.org
https://go.gale.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA303011061&sid=googleScholar&v=2.1&it=r&linkaccess=abs&issn=01438042&p=AONE&sw=w
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1469066717694044
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8208063/
https://examine.com/supplements/gou-teng/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28657449/
https://dmd.aspetjournals.org/content/dmd/early/2023/02/16/dmd.122.001234.full.pdf

Uncaria Vine With Hooks (Gou Teng) Plum Flower Ext. Pwd 100 gram

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