Category: Calm the liver and calm the wind
Pinyin: GOU TENG
Latin: Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis
Alias: Fishing vine, hanging vine, fishing hook vine, fishing hook hook, Yingclaw wind, young hook hook, double hook vine, eagle claw wind, barbed thorn
Extract parts: Hooked stems and branches
Specification: 5:1 10:1 20:1
Test method: uv
Appearance: brownish yellow powder
Mesh sieve aperture: 100 mesh
Use: Medicine and health products, beverage and food additives, etc.
Taste and Attribution: cool; sweet; to the liver, pericardium meridian
Functions: Clearing heat and calming the liver, relieving wind and fixing spasm. It is used for headache and dizziness, colds and flu, convulsions, pregnancy eclampsia and hypertension.
Usage and dosage: For internal use: decoction, 9-15g; or as a powder, preferably afterwards.
Contraindications: Cautiously taken by those with deficiency cold in spleen and stomach and without Yang heat and real fire.