Tuber (tian ma)
Sweet in flavour and neutral in nature, it acts on liver
channel. It is effective for calming the liver and
suppressing hyperactiviy of liver-yang, such as dizziness
due to wind-phlegm, acute convulsion due to high fever,
chronic infantile convulsion and tetanus caused by
deficiency of spleen. In addition, it has effects of
expelling the wind and activating channels in treating
headache and arthralgia due to wind.
Calming the liver, checking endogenous wind, clearing
obstruction in the channels to expel evil-wind.
1. For dizziness
and headache caused by hyperactivity of liver-yang, it is
usually used with scutellaria root (Radix scutellariae),
capejasmine fruit (Fructus Gardeniae), abalone¡¯s shell (Concha
Haliotidis), white peony root (Radix Paeoniae alba),
uncaria stem with hooks (Ramulus Uncariae cum uncis), as
in Gastrodia Tuber and Uncaria Decoction; for dizziness
and headache, large amount of expectoration and chest pain
due to upward movement of wind-phlegm, it is used together
with pinellia tuber (Rhizoma Pinelliae), dired old orange
peel (Pericardium Citri reticulatae), white atractylodes
rhizome (Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae) and poria (Poria),
as in Decoction of Pinellia, White Atractylodes and
Gastrodia; for dizziness caused by blood deficiency, it is
used together with Decoction of Four Ingredients (Chinese
angelica, prepared rehmanniae root, chuanxiong rhizome and
white peony root).
2. For high
febrile convulsion, infantile epilepsy and convulsion, it
is used in combination with antelope¡¯s born (Cornu
Saigae Tataricae), uncaria stem (Ramulus Uncariae uncis),
scorpion (Scorpio), as in Decoction of Uncaria; for
chronic infantile convulsion, it is used with dangshen
(Radix Codongopsis pilosulae), white atractylodes rhizome
(Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae) and larva of a
silksorm batryis (Bombyx Batryticatus) in order to nourish
Qi and spleen, and check wind to relieve convulsion; for
tetanus, it is used in combination with arisaema tuber (Rhzoma
Arisaematis) dahurian angelica root (Radix Angelicae
dahuricae) and ledeboriella root (Radix Ledebouriellae).
3. For headache
caused by latent wind, it is used together with Chuanxiong
rhizome (Rhizoma Ligustici chuanxiong), wildginger (Herba
Asari), angelica root (Radix Angelicae pubescentis) and
long-noded pit viper (Ancistrodon or Agkistrondon Acutus);
for rheumatic arthralgia, numbness and pain of
extremities, it is used together with anti-rheumatic
convenience of customers, we offer the
Tuber (tian ma)
quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.
sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.
The dosage is for
adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please
put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml
boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon.
You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm.
For children, the dosage should be reduced according
to the weight.
Air ship 50 sachets of Gastrodia
Tuber (tian ma)
in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your
personal use now at $63.00.
If you would like to
order this raw herb, please go to
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