Decoction of Gastrodia and Uncaria
The Prescription of 天麻钩藤饮
The book Za Bing Zheng Zhi Xin Yi
- Tian Ma (Rhizoma Gastrodiae) 9 g,
- Shan Zhi (Fructus Gardeniae) 9 g,
- Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae) 9 g,
- Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae) 9 g,
- Yi Mu Cao (Herba Leonuri) 9 g,
- Sang Ji Sheng (Herba Taxilli) 9 g,
- Ye Jiao Teng (Caulis Polygoni Multiflori) 9 g,
- Zhu Fu Shen (Poria cum Ligno Hospite) 9 g,
- Gou Teng (Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis) 12 g,
- Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae) 12 g,
- Shi Jue Ming (Concha Haliotidis) 18 g.
Tian Ma, Gou Teng and Shi Jue Ming: The principal drugs, calming the liver-wind.
Shan Zhi and Huang Qin: Removing heat and purging fire.
Yi Mu Cao: Promoting blood circulation and inducing diuresis.
Niu Xi: Inducing blood to go downward.
Sang Ji Sheng and Du Zhong: Invigorating the liver and kidney.
Ye Jiao Teng and Zhu Fu Shen: Relieving mental stress.
The Effect of 天麻钩藤饮
Calming the liver-wind, removing heat and promoting blood circulation, invigorating the liver and kidney.
Syndrome due to excess of the liver-Yang and up-stirring of the liver-wind, marked by headache, dizziness and insomnia; including such diseases with the above symptoms as tetanus, hypertension and cerebrovascular accident.
Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.