English: Uncaria Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Ram. Uncariae cum Uncis Gou Teng 9-12g Extinguishes Wind, alleviates spasms, drains Liver Heat and pacifies Liver Yang.
With Tian Ma, calms the Liver and extinguishes Wind.
With Quan Xie, for seizures, convulsions spasms, tics, hemiplegia due to Wind-Stroke and numbness and pain in the limbs, and stubborn migraines or trigeminal neuralgia from Liver Wind or Liver Yang Rising.
With Tian Ma and Quan Xie, for convulsions due to Liver Wind and childhood convulsions with clenching of the jaws and tremors.
With Tian Ma, Ling Yang Jiao and Quan Xie, for high fevers with convulsions or muscular tetany.
With Tian Ma, Ling Yang Jiao, Ren Shen and Quan Xie, for high fevers with convulsions or muscular tetany with concurrent Qi Deficiency
Cornu Saigae Tataricae Ling Yang Jiao 0.3-6g Drains Liver Heat, calms the Liver,
xtinguishes Wind, controls spasms and convulsions, anchors Yang, drains Heat and clears Fire toxicity.
Scorpio Quan Xie 0.9g Extinguishes Wind, stops tremors and convulsions, unblocks the collaterals, attacks and relieves Fire toxins and stops pain.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 3-6g Tonifies Qi.
(Rx. Pseudostellariae) (Tai Zi Shen) 6-9g (Substitutes for Ren Shen.)
Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma 6-9g Extinguishes Wind, calms the Liver, stops spasms and tremors, subdues rising Liver Yang and alleviates pain.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5-3g Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Clears Heat
  • Extinguishes Wind
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Relieves spasms
  • Liver Wind Stirring Internally: Extreme Heat Generating Wind with Qi Deficiency and Phlegm-Heat Obstructing the Upper Jiao
  • Liver Fire
  • High fever
  • Contractures
  • Spasms
  • Neck stiffness
  • Convulsions
  • Oculogyric crises
  • Opisthotonos
  • Dizziness
  • Flushed cheeks
  • Insomnia
  • Drooling
  • irritability
  • A bitter taste in the mouth
  • Palpitations
  • Coma
  • Possibly death
  • Trismus
  • T: Red or Deep red
  • P: Wiry and rapid
  • Childhood convulsions
  • Eclampsia
  • Encephalitis B
  • Malaria
For sever Internal Heat with abundant Phlegm:  
+ Less Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen