Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin - 天麻钩藤饮 - Gastrodia & Uncaria Combination (Capsules)

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Item Number: T022-c
Chinese Name: 天麻钩藤饮, Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin
English Name: Gastrodia & Uncaria Combination
Treatment Principles: Calms the liver and extinguishes Wind, supports healthy blood pressure, clears Heat and invigorates blood, extinguishes Wind, tonifies the liver and kidneys, supports BP balance.
TCM Pattern: Liver Wind stirring internally, liver Yin deficiency, blood pressure rising due to liver Yang rising.
Potency: Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract; concentrated 5:1 capsules.
Available in: Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and granules (100g/bottle) 

What is Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin?

Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin, also known as Gastrodia & Uncaria Combination, is a traditional Chinese medicinal formula first recorded during the Qing Dynasty.

This formula is primarily used for calming liver yang, alleviating wind and clearing heat.

What are the benefits of Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin?

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin is typically used to calm the liver, extinguish wind, clear heat, invigorate the blood, and tonify the kidney and liver.

In a modern context, Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin is recommended by practitioners for health conditions associated with hypertension. These conditions might include high blood pressure, stroke prevention, headaches, migraines, ringing in the ears, insomnia, dizziness, and vertigo. This formula may also be used to assist in the management of neurodegenerative diseases.

What is the dosage and method for taking Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin?

The generally recommended dosage of Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin in capsule form is four capsules, two to three times daily; or as loose granules, 4.5 g mixed with hot water, 2-3 times per day. However, always follow your healthcare provider's instructions, as the dosage can vary based on your condition and response to treatment.

Please see What's the Recommended Dosage for Granule Herbs? for more information.

When can I expect to see results?

Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin have any side effects?

While Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin is generally considered safe for most people, it can cause side effects in some individuals. Women who are pregnant, nursing, or postpartum as well as people with liver disease, should avoid or use Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and 100g granules.

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin, look for suppliers who provide clear information about the product's origin, purity, and testing procedures to ensure you're getting a high-quality product. Please read Where to Buy Chinese Herbs Safely for more tips on how to source herbs safely.

Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin from Treasure of the East is:
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Treasure of the East’s herbal extracts are full-spectrum, water-based extracts produced by Tianjiang Pharmaceutical. Unlike standardized extracts, which contain a concentrated quantity of a single marker chemical, full-spectrum herbal extracts contain all the active chemical constituents of whole herbs in concentrated form.  Treasure of the East herbs are full-spectrum and extracted using only purified water (more information).

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