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Tianma Gouteng Yin

Name

Decoction of Gastrodia and Uncaria

  1. 天麻鉤藤飲
  2. 天麻钩藤饮

The Prescription of Tianma Gouteng Yin

Source

The book Za Bing Zheng Zhi Xin Yi

Ingredients

Explanation

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 Tianma Gouteng Yin

Effect

Calming the liver-wind, removing heat and promoting blood circulation, invigorating the liver and kidney.

Indications

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.

Administrations

Decocted in water for oral dose to be taken twice.