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.
Brand: Plum Flower
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: rhynchophylline, isorhynchophylline, corynoxeine, isocorynoxeine, corynantheine, dihydrocorynantheine, hirsutine, hirsuteine, isorhynchophylline, corynoxeine, isocorynoxeine, hirstuine, hirusteine, corynantheine, dihydro-corynantheine
Additional Information on 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.
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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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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