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Names for Gou Teng
Pharmaceutical: Ramulus cum uncis Uncariae
Botanical: Uncaria rhynchophylla (Miq.) Jackson, Uncaria hirsuta Havil., Uncaria sinensis (Oliv.) Havil. (Rubiaceae)
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Description: Hook-bearing stem branches of the following herbs.

Controls internal Wind; Calms convulsions; Clears Heat; Soothes the Liver; ...

Origin of gou teng
South of Changjiang river (Fujian, Guanxi, Guangdong).;

Preparation of gou teng
The drug is collected in summer and autumn, dried in the sun, steamed thoroughly or soaked in boiling water, dried again and cut into pieces.;

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