Common Name: Uncaria Vines with HooksBotanical Name: Uncaria sinensis; Ramulus
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Gou Teng
Uncaria Vine Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions for how to use this herb.
Uncaria Vine Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do Not Confuse With Uncaria tomentosa or guianensis, it has slightly different properties.
Gou Teng Benefits & Information
Gou Teng is a traditional Chinese herb that is used to extinguish liver wind and subdue liver yang. It also clears liver heat and releases the exterior.
Gou Teng Properties: Slightly Cold, Sweet
Gou Teng Channels: Heart, Pericardium, Liver